Racing Cred: 1967 Lancia Fulvia Rallye 1.3

The Fulvia was produced by Lancia from 1963-1976.

There were three variants, a 4-door sedan, a 2-door coupe, and special Zagato-bodied coupe.

This is the regular 2-door coupe.

Power came from a narrow angle V4 engine and was directed to the front-wheels. This Rallye 1.3 Fulvia is claimed to have an aluminum hood, doors and trunk lid so the weight only comes out to around 2,300 lbs.

In 1972, a Fulvia won the World Rally Championship. Cup titles don't personally do much for me, although other car blogs do emphasize racing history in cars. But as a child of the middle class suburbs of the 80s and 90s, racing credentials don't nearly speak as loudly as solid build quality, comfort, refinement, reliability and everyday functionality.

The seller states this is a three-owner vehicle. It is in clear need of a total restoration. They say they did get the engine running remotely, but it clearly needs work. Also, the body has rust and has clearly been "bondoed".

Fortunately, the interior looks decent.

Overall, it looks like a partial restoration that was never finished.

Find it here on ebay in Denver, Colorado.

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