1962 Lancia Flaminia
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For 1962, the Flaminia could be purchased in sedan or roadster guise, a Farina coupe, or a Fastback Coupe with coachwork by Zagato. The Zagato two-seater coupe had the firm's trademark 'double bubble' roofline and pop-out door handles.
This Lancia Flaminia Sport Zagato is one of approximately 152 series 2 examples built. It is a two-owner car that has 48,000 kilometers from new. It has its original red leather interior and an exterior repaint done several years ago in 'Newmarket Grigo,' a pale silver.
The original owner was from Zurich, Switzerland who retained the car from 1962 to 1971 and used it sparingly. The second owner purchased the car having only 6,000 kilometers at the time. The car was used by the second owner mostly for pleasure trips until 1996. At that time, it was put into storage.
Since new, the car has been given a mechanical restoration, including refreshing engine and mechanical systems. Late in the cars life, it left Switzerland and brought to California in the United States. In 2008, it was put on display at the Motorsports Gathering at the Quail Lodge.
In 2009, this Bentley S2 Continental Drop Head Coupe was offered for sale at the Sports & Classics of Monterey auction in Monterey, California presented by RM Auctions. The car was estimated to sell for $120,000-$160,000. The lot was sold for the sum of $132,000 including buyer's premium.
By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2012
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