AURELIA

The Aurelia is one of Lancia's landmark cars, standing deservedly alongside the Lambda and Aprilia as all time true greats. It is the first production car to use a V6 engine engine, and its rear mounted gearbox and inboard brakes offered very good weight distribution.

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 …

 

Two Lancia Aurelia B24 Spider’s on site at once

slider_aurb24x2Lancia records suggest that only 59 RHD examples were made in 1954.   Sixty years later, we were pleased to have two examples in our workshops at the same time.

The red car is here for some work to make it …

 

Wooden gear lever knob

aurelia wooden gear knobOne of the Aurelias we look after has has a nice Nardi steering wheel fitted.   More recently the original gear lever knob came apart and the owner was keen to have a replacement, but also one which matched the steering …

 

Aurelia radio blanking panels

aurelia radio blanking panelWe have remade both the early square and later rectangular types of radio blanking panels for Aurelia.      We have also had the ‘wings’ badge remade.

Rectangular version illustrated.  They are supplied in primer and will require painting.   These are usually …

 

Oil Filter conversion

If you consider the paper cartridge type of oil filter that is used on the Aurelia and Flaminia to be messy, and yearn for a modern canister type of filter, then we are pleased to offer a spin-on canister type …

 

Aurelia alternator conversion

The charging system on an Aurelia can be marginal, especially at night when its raining.   We offer an alternator conversion which mounts in the same place as the original dynamo, and retains the eccentric tensioning system.

There are other alternator …

 

Wheel Nuts

We have remade wheel nuts for various models of Lancia which employ a wheel stud and nut fixing rather than the later wheel bolt system.

The nuts are available in both open and closed end forms, depending on whether the …

 

Aurelia windscreen wiper motor gears

Original Aurelia windscreen wiper motor gears are not durable and the teeth can wear, leaving the wipers stationary in a dead zone on the screen.   We have remade gears from a more durable material and supply as a pair, one …

 

Aurelia water distribution tubes

These water distribution tubes are often in poor condition or have corroded away entirely.   These tubes have been remade by Omicron and we can supply with the larger core plug.    The smaller core plug is often in good condition and …

 

Propshaft Balancing

Aurelias and Flaminias can suffer from excessive propeller shaft vibration which can be difficult to cure.  Lancia originally balanced the propshaft as a complete assembly, but over the past 60 or so years the paint markings have long since vanished, …

 

Electronic Ignition

For quite a number of years we were unconvinced of the values of aftermarket electronic ignition systems.   They were fairly expensive, yet surprisingly unreliable, but the technology has matured over the past 20 years and it is now time to …