Sunday, June 13, 2010
Lancia Stratos (1970, Italy )
In 1970, Cesare Fiorio, director of the section Rally Lancia Stratos saw a prototype at the Turin Auto Show. Its futuristic, wedge-shaped and under was struck. This first prototype had a 1600 cc engine.
Fiorio A year later he saw a new version with the central engine of the Ferrari Dino V6. Fiorio was clear that this was to be the replacement model in competitions Fulvia rally. To use this car as a rally car, Lancia made and approved, between 1973 and 1975, only 500 units for the road.
The Lancia Stratos was able to win five times the Monte Carlo rally, from 1974 to 1976 World Rally Championship also.