1975 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale

Peter Singhof ©2019, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

Lancia’s production records coordinate chassis 829AR0001832 with Bertone Body 397 and confirm the original colors of Azzurro with “Sereno” carpets, black Alcantara seating surfaces, black seat shells and dashboard and black flocked door panels.

Body 397 left Bertone’s Grugliasco Works on October 21, 1974, and Lancia completed assembly about 12 weeks later, on January 9, 1975.

The car has never been restored, remains original throughout and appears as-delivered without the optional roof spoiler and roof-mounted air deflector. The paint appears largely untouched, and the interior remains totally original; remarkably including undamaged seats, whose lightweight Alcantara facing is almost invariably seen frayed, if not replaced. The car comes with its original Italian libretto and owner’s manual.