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Thursday, October 29, 2020

The rarest Lancia B20 Aurelia Barchetta

It was in the 1950s when racing events became very interesting with the inclusion of so many teams ranging from well-known brands to individuals. At that time the racing cars fighting on the track seemed to have the same shape, namely the open-top sports car, aka the barchetta. And one of them is the Lancia racing car below.
1954 Lancia 'Aurelia' Barchetta by Conrero is sat on display at the 36th Annual Auto e Moto d’Epoca in Padova, Italy on October, 2019. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/35myILO)
Indeed, there is not much and not very clear information about this 1950s classic racing car that are said to have been made andwore the Lancia emblem, due to there are a few and limited sources that provide valid information. So on this occasion we try to collect those few scattered informations and present it in an article about the figure of this classic racing car.
The Lancia 'Aurelia' Barchetta by Conrero is uses a V6, 2,500cc engine which is capable of bursting up to 118 horsepower. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/3kx5MXS)
This classic racing car was part of the Lancia racing program in the early 1950s, building four of them for the 1953 Mille Miglia, where it did very well. According to finecars.cc, the rare classic racing car mentioned above is known as the Lancia B20 'Aurelia' Barchetta, it is made under commissioned by Virgillio Conrero for his racing team in the 1954 and its coachwork done by Stabilimenti Industriali Giovanni Farina of Turin.
1954 Lancia 'Aurelia' Barchetta by Conrero has a lightweight body due to it completely made of an aluminium and done by Stabilimenti Industriali Giovanni Farina of Turin. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/3opmdba)
As quoted of collectorcarads, this car is known to be in Germany The red colored Lancia barchetta with the chassis number B20-3076, and engine number B20-2726 has been fully restored and is in mint condition. The Lancia barchetta sports car also has a lightweight body due to it completely made of an aluminium and uses a V6, 2,500cc engine which is capable of bursting up to 118 horsepower.
The Lancia 'Aurelia' Barchetta by Conrero raced at the 1954 Coppa d´oro delle Dolomiti and is drove by Cormons Ferri then finished in 28th position. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/3kx5MXS)
The car is drove by Cormons Ferri at the 1954 Coppa d´oro delle Dolomiti in the over 2000cc sports car category. On the racing event, the entire laps were completed by this racing car in 3 hours 53'14" with an average speed of 78.153 kph and led it to end the race in 28th position. Also said, that the car once competed in the old Mille Miglia racing event in its heyday.
This is 1951 Lancia B20 'Aurelia' Barchetta is known to be at an auto dealer in Sint-Truiden, Belgium. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/35vqCAI)
Meanwhile, as quoted by Hemmings, another Lancia barchetta unit is known to be at an auto dealer in Sint-Truiden, Belgium. The car in question has a very smooth silver-colored body and said made in 1951 but was rebodied by Italian coachbuilder ATL in the late 1960's.
The Lancia B20 'Aurelia' Barchetta has a very smooth silver-colored body and said made in 1951 but was rebodied by Italian coachbuilder ATL in the late 1960's. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/35vqCAI)
Then there is another similar Lancia racing car whose bodywork was done by Pininfarina, a Turin-based coachbuilder in 1953, hereinafter known as the Lancia D23 Spyder and said it had raced at the 1953 Mille Miglia.
The Lancia D23 Spyder by Pininfarina ever had raced at the 1953 Mille Miglia. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/31Jxh9n)
That's it, and if the article above is still considered inadequate or inaccurate, or if you have additional information related to these Lancia classic racing cars, please don't hesitate to let us know via the comments column below this article. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | FINECARS.CC | AUTOEVOLUTION | COLLECTORCARADS.COM | VELOCETODAY.COM | WIKIPEDIA | CLASSICMOTO.RS | HEMMINGS | VIVA-LANCIA.COM | LANCIA.MYZEN.CO.UK]
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