Lancia Rally 037 is one of the classic proportional sports car designs, and it will not age at all. 037 is easy, purposeful and non-aggressive, representing the link between form and function.Considering this road, it’s not surprising037 Stradale is manufactured for certification purposes, and the real core is the competition rally car.
For these reasons, this special 037 prototype will be auctioned in Milan in June this year Sotheby’s RM, Looks very harsh.If you have never seen this test car before, it will be a great turning point to Lancia’s first Group B hero-not to mention a far cry from that Lancia Turn the steering wheel to destroy At the wrong time.
You can find hints in the final form of 037 here and there, but some hints indicate that everything is not as expected. The headlights of the prototype car are the first and most noticeable. The outside light was immersed in the bumper in an awkward manner. They pushed the turn signal down to the edge of the splitter, which was far less obvious than it would eventually appear on a road car.
The square, flatter cut of the front wheel arch is another quirk, it won’t reach the finish line, and the body won’t fall under the A-pillar. The rear quarter of the panel is particularly strange, and it spreads out in a circular shape compared to the panel on a thick-plate production car.
In the back, the situation becomes particularly strange. There are some strange details here. The taillights seem to be lifted from the Ferrari 308, and the “Abarth” and “SE 037” labels protrude just below the huge rear wing. Although the car with the Lancia badge and sports equipment finally gave up, Abarth did lead the way. The development of 037. Another special feature of this ule is that the metal coated with red metal obscures the engine under the plexiglass cover.
In total, Lancia has built about 220 examples of 037, includingGo and car avatar. According to an example, this example-chassis #001-was shipped from the Dalala factory in September 1980. Bonhams goes public This is the last auction since 2016.
Lancia announced the 037 plan in December 1981, and the road car of the same name was put into production in 1982. In 1983, Lancia won the World Rally Championship manufacturer’s trophy with 037. WRC title.
Chassis #001 was restored in 2014. Hagerty Please note that this car was not sold the last time it fell, so it is expected to sell for between US$380,000 and US$470,000.According to reports, the car is still owned by Sergio Limone, the chief engineer of 037, who also oversaw the development of Lancia’s other rally cars and Alfa Romeo’s cunning station wagon And the GT plan throughout the 90s.