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What kind of car is the Lancia Montecarlo?

Lancia Montecarlo. The Lancia Montecarlo (Type 137) is a Pininfarina-designed mid-engined sports car which was produced by Lancia in Italy from 1975 to 1981.

When did the Lancia Beta Montecarlo come out?

The Montecarlo was available as a fixed head “Coupé” and as an open-roof “Spider” with a large folding canvas roof between solid A and B pillars. The Beta Montecarlo was finally unveiled at the 45th Geneva Salon International de l’Auto in March 1975. First Series cars (from 1975 to 1978) were badged as Lancia Beta Montecarlo.

When did the Lancia Montecarlo Scorpion come out?

The federalized Montecarlo was re-christened Lancia Scorpion, because the name Monte Carlo was already used in America by Chevrolet. A total of 1,805 were manufactured in 1976 and sold as model year 1976 and 1977 (1396 and 405 respectively).

Where did Lancia Montecarlo Turbo place in 1980?

In 1980 Turbo also placed first and second at Giro d’Italia automobilistico, an Italian counterpart of the Tour de France Automobile. Being a silhouette car, the Montecarlo Turbo only shared the centre section of the body with its namesake production car.

If you dial back a bit further in time, the Lancia Scorpion, known as the Montecarlo in other markets, stands out. Designed on the Beta chassis, this car would form the basis of the 037, a very successful rally car of the 1980s. This mid-engined Lancia lasted but two model years in the US market, with only 1,801 sold.

Cars from the first series, which were produced from 1975 to 1978, were known as Lancia Beta Montecarlo’s and those from the second series, produced from 1980 to 1981, simply as Lancia Montecarlo. Both series were offered in Coupé and Spider versions, the latter featuring a unique roll-back manually operated targa style convertible top.

Who was the founder of Lancia car company?

Lancia was established in 1906, in Turin, Italy, by the famous racing driver Vincenzo Lancia. His company soon became known for elegant design and impressive technical innovations, a prime example of which was the Lambda of 1922, which is now regarded as one of the great pre-war engineering masterpieces.

What’s the average price of a Lancia Scorpion?

A: The average price of a Lancia Montecarlo / Scorpion is $15,710. Q: When was the Lancia Montecarlo / Scorpion produced? A: The Lancia Montecarlo / Scorpion was sold for model years 1975 to 1982.