Lancia created many beautiful cars but this one stands out in a specific way. This Lancia Fulvia art is dedicated to its motorsports zenith during 1972 when the Lancia team won the International Championship two competitions prior the season end.
This particular Lancia art depicts the epic win of Rally Monte Carlo in 1972 with Sandro Munari behind the steering wheel. It was his first major rally win by leaving behind for more than 10 minutes Gerard Larrouse and his much powerful Porsche 911. Truly spectacular way to debut in one of the most prestigious rally events within Europe, especially if you do it with a front wheel drive car.
It is not just this which makes Lancia Fulvia really special. It`s body coupe is pure beauty somehow reminding for Ponton Mercedes design. Last but not least, Lancia Fulvia became the car that bring back the Italian brand into motorsports after the F1 withdrawal during mid-50`s. This is the starting point of the epic Lancia journey in the world of rallying where it won almost whatever it could be won.
From technological standpoint, Lancia Fulvia is quite interesting with its V4 engine, rarely used engine type now and then. Coupes and Berlinas were equipped mostly with 1.3 L engine, capable for power output between 58 and 90 hp. The engine capacity was increased to 1.6 L in order to match up the rally competition. A mass market version of this engine was offered for the Fulvia coupe in order to mark the epic rally victories of Lancia. It was rated with 115 hp., enough for thrilling on road experiences. Zagato offered beautiful 2-seater coupe with lustful fastback body.
Now you can own this beautiful Lancia Fulvia art, created by Luis Ferrara and dedicated to its Rally Monte Carlo victory in 1972.