Previously green: 1962 Lancia Flaminia Berlina

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Back in the late fifties, the Flaminia was the top-class italian sedan that money could buy: it was technically superior to any contemporay Ferrari, Maserati or Alfa Romeo and so it was the first choice of whealthy family men.

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Of course the collectors car market doesn’t give a premium to four door cars and so this model is now less valuable than the two door version, it is anyway a superb piece of engineering and attention to details. This particular car was born green but the paint didn’t handle well the passing of time.

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The good with this car is that it seems extremely solid: it is indeed said to have been a long-time resident of southern California and so all the “delicate” parts are rustless and the panel have a nice fitting. The engine is said to be the correct type for a Berlina, the car is basically complete and it sill has the original “Milano” black plate. Find it for sale here in Englewood, CO, with a starting bid at $5,000 and reserve not met.

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