1954 Lancia Aurelia B12
Lancia Aurelia B12
he Lancia Aurelia is considered by many to be the kickoff unfeigned Grandma Turismo car. Intentional by Vittorio Jano, the Aurelia was launched in 1950 and product lasted done the summertime of 1958.
The Aurelia put-upon the get-go product V6 locomotive, a 60° designing highly-developed by de Virgilio, a Lancia orchestrate who worked nether Jano which grew from 1.8 L to 2.5 L. It was an all-alloy pushrod designing with a bingle camshaft betwixt the cylinder banks. A hemispherical burning bedroom and inline valves were ill-used. A unity Wb 40 carburetor accomplished the locomotive.
At the behind was an innovational compounding transaxle with the gearbox, grasp, derivative, and inboard-mounted barrel brakes. The figurehead respite was a sliding column designing, with back semi-trailing blazonry replaced by a de Dion pipe in the Quartern serial.
The selfsame kickoff Aurelias were the B10 berlinas (sedans). They victimised a 1754 cc edition of the V6 which produced 56 hp. The B21 was released in 1951 with a bigger 1991 cc 70 hp locomotive. A 2-door B20 GT takeoveré appeared that like twelvemonth. It had a shorter wheelbase and a Ghia-designed, Pininfarina-built eubstance. The like 1991 cc locomotive produced 75 hp in the B20. Altogether, 500 outset serial Aurelias were produced.
The endorsement serial Aurelia coupe pushed superpower capable 80 hp from the 1991 cc V6 with a higher densification proportion and repositioned valves. Otc changes included amend brakes and shaver styling tweaks, such as chromed bumpers rather of the aluminum ones victimized in the originally car. . A new fascia featured two bigger tool gauges. The abeyance was unaltered from the outset serial. A new B22 saloon was released in 1952 with duple Webers and a hotter camshaft for 90 hp.
1954 Lancia Aurelia B12
The 3rd serial appeared in 1953 with a bigger 2451 cc adaptation of the locomotive. The bottom of the car befuddled the tailfins of the earliest serial, but was good solved in a determinate seek the Aurelia coupe.
The quarter serial introduced the new de Dion tubing back hanging. The locomotive was changed from gabardine metallic bearings to casing bearings. An outdoors car, the B24 Wanderer was introduced at this clip (1954 to 1955) and was fountainhead standard. It was standardized to the B20 takeoveré automatically, with an 8 in shorter wheelbase than the putsché.
The one-quarter serial cars were the beginning Aurelias to be useable in left crusade; fourthly serial Aurelias were the get-go ones to be imported to the US in any numeral.
The one-fifth serial takeoveré, appearance in 1956, was more luxury-oriented. It had a dissimilar transaxle (burst suit), which was more rich and standardized thereto put-upon in the after Flaminias. The driveshaft was likewise revised to dilute quiver.
Aboard the one-fifth serial putschés was a revised surface car, the B24 translatable. This differed from the originally B24 Wanderer, having roll-up windows, meliorate seats billet, and a windshield with volcano windows. In mechanical aspects, the B24 translatable was interchangeable to the coupe of the like serial.
Powerfulness was refine to 112 hp for the 1957 6th serial, with increased torsion to offshoot the greater weighting of the after car. The one-sixth serial takeoverés had release windows, and typically a chromium-plate unclothe the cowling. They were the almost touring orientated of the B20’s.
The 6th serial B24 exchangeable was really alike to the one-fifth serial, with about kid differences in trimming. Near notably, the fire tankful was in the body, not butt the seating as it was in the quartern and 5th serial afford cars. This commute, notwithstanding, did not utilize for the beginning 150 one-sixth serial cars, which were wish the 5th serial. The 6th serial convertibles besides featured dissimilar seating than either both earliest cars.
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