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Lancia Flaminia
The 'Via Flaminia' is a road into the city of Rome and gave its name to the replacement for the Lancia Aurelia. Antonio Fessia was asked to design a replacement for the Vittorio Jano V6 engine, and came up with an expandable 2458cc unit. Pininfarina had 'previewed' the new Flaminia with some Aurelia-based show cars from 1955-7 and was given the job of turning his 'Florida' concepts into firstly a 4-door 6-light saloon in 1957, and then in 1959 the lovely Flaminia Coupe based on the Florida II concept. Lancia had been bought out by a cement tycoon after losing money on racing, and he replaced the innovative Vittorio Jano with Antonio Fessia. The Aurelia needed to be replaced and in a short time Fessia had come up with the Flaminia, giving it a brand new 2.5-litre V6 engine to drive the front wheels and coil spring suspension. The bodywork was left to Pininfarina, Touring and Zagato.
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Lancia Flaminia Coupe - boot badge
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Lancia Flaminia Coupe
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Lancia Flaminia GT and Spider
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Lancia Flavia
key text:  This is the page introducing Simons love of cars from the website  RedSimon which is a series of photo albums of Simon GP Geoghegan.
The names of Pinin, Farina, and Pininfarina are also considered
There are also notes on Pininfarina
as well as the car maker
and links tothat car maker
see also my Picasa car albums
withe even more on RedSimon
Simon is also a contributor to SuperCars.Net
And also to Wikipedia
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