Lancia and Omicron news

UK number plates

Since April 2016, cars built before 01-01-1976 can wear the traditional black and silver registration plate rather than the current white and yellow reflective plates providing that an application is made to the DVLA and the car is registered as a historic vehicle. Additionally vehicles constructed 40 or more years ago are exempt from vehicle excise ... Read More
 

RM Sotherby’s Auction: Battersea London 2016

RM Sotheby’s sold this Aurelia at their London sale at the start of September 2016, achieving a hammer price of £ 155,000 which after buyers premium works out at £ 173,600. The car was imported into the UK in the 1990’s after spending time in the San Diego Motor Museum.   It was reputed to ... Read More
 

Spark Plugs

We stock spark plugs for all the regular Lancia models we specialise in, but we also have a selection of obscure / less common spark plugs which are listed below.    Maybe these will help someone out, or help complete an incomplete set. NGK A8F x2 (x/ref Champion F82) NGK DCPR9E x4 (box labelled Maserati Ghibli GT ... Read More
 

Christmas 2015

All of us at Omicron Engineering would like to wish our friends, customers and suppliers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will be closing from this afternoon (24th December) and will re-open on the 4th January.    Emails will be checked during this period. At some point over the holiday, Elizabeths pig ... Read More
 

2015 Christmas & New Year last posting dates

Quite a lot of packages are sent using the Royal Mail postal service.   Here is their list of recommended last posting dates for delivery before Christmas. Friday 4 December – Africa, Middle East Monday 7 December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) Tuesday 8 December – Caribbean, Central ... Read More
 

RM Sotherby’s Battersea Park Auction, September 2015

There were four Lancias in this auction: Aurelia B24S Convertible – restored in mid 1980’s – £ 246,200 Stratos – £ 308,000 rally prepared Flavia 1800 Sport – £ 33,600 Fulvia 1600HF ‘Fanalone’ – £ 50,400 all prices include premiums  
 

Restoration Projects

We have a number of cars which we have accumulated over the years.    All are viable restoration projects, with many aspects of the restoration well within the remit of a competent amateur mechanic. – Flaminia Berlina – this car has spent most of its life in Portugal and the South of France until we ... Read More
 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-04

The repairs to the crashed Fulvia Sport are completed and the car is ready to collect. A big, complicated job! The Fulvia Zagato Competizione has been made more civilised, with a silencer, an increased ride height, a proper fuel tank as well as working headlamps, tail lamps and handbrake. However, a test drive revealed a ... Read More
 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-03

The Fulvia Zagato accident repair is now at the painting stage following extensive metalwork repairs to the rear end. This has now gone into our paint booth for painting, and then after that the car will be refitted with lights and glass. The Flaminia Touring GT that was in the paint shop has been painted ... Read More
 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-01

The grey Aurelia is finished and ready for its owner to collect. Its been a long job, difficult in many aspects due to its history—raced, crashed, repaired and modified. We have another 3rd series B20 here at the moment. This car will be used for a European trip next year and we have a few ... Read More
 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-02

We have four competition prepared Fulvias on site at the moment for various jobs. The Fulvia Zagato which was crashed on an event last year is approaching completion of the metalwork repairs. The other Zagato, the Competizione replica is being converted from an out and out hill climb special to something that is road legal ... Read More
 

Lancia Gift Vouchers

If you are stuck for ideas whilst trying to find a gift for the Lancisti in your life. or as a leaving present for someone, then Omicron is pleased to offer gift vouchers. We can provide them in any denomination of your choosing and we will supply a photographic certificate which can be presented to ... Read More
 

Auction Results: Retromobile February 2015

RM Auctions had a number of Lancias in their Retromobile auction sale 1977 Stratos HF – € 386,400 / £ 286,307 1934 Belna Eclipse by Pourtout – € 212,800 / £ 157,676 1961 Flaminia Sport – € 302,400 / £ 224,066 1954 Aurelia B24 Spider America (aluminium body) (not sold?) 1982 037 Stradale – € ... Read More
 

Flaminia GT RHD restoration project

Omicron has a rare RHD Flaminia 2.5 GT requiring restoration and we would be delighted to assist you with the renovation of this vehicle to whatever specification you desire. We have owned the car since the late 1980’s and have known of its existence since the early 1970’s.    It has been dry stored during our ... Read More
 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2014-12

We have been doing some brake work on an Aprilia, as well as sorting out an driveline imbalance which was one of the wheels. This is now ready for the owner to collect, and its place in our workshops will be taken by an Aurelia B20. The Flaminia GTL paintwork is complete. The trimmer has ... Read More