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 …

 

RM Sotherby’s Auction: Battersea London 2016

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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 …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

RM Sotherby’s Battersea Park Auction, September 2015

2015-09-aurb24s_rmsotherbysThere 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 …

 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-04

omi2The 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 …

 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-03

2The 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 …

 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-01

AGMC9718_9_7The 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 …

 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2015-02

apriliaWe 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 …

 

Lancia Gift Vouchers

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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 …

 

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 / £ …

 

Flaminia GT RHD restoration project

IMG_2613Omicron 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 …

 

Lancia Motor Club diary 2014-12

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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 …