•1984 (Gouache) - Lancia Astura - 1938 / Four-seater convertible, eight-cylinder V - Maximum speed 132 km/h / signed modelPininfarina

 

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The brand founded by Vincenzo Lancia in 1907 has always shown a spirit of innovation and originality. Thus, ASTURA, top model, was equipped with a very special V8 engine with two banks of cylinders open to only 17 ° 30.

His long frame inspired many Italian coachbuilders. This one was dressed as convertible by the young Turin Giovanni Battista Farina, nicknamed Pinin.

Refinement, to make the line even more fluid car when only one or two passengers, the record of the rocker back seat to close the body.

 

source: flickriver

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