Thursday, 16 February 2012

Lancia Flaminia Super Sport

The word 'exquisite' evolved specifically for the Flaminia Super Sport, and that's a solid diamond fact. The elegant Flaminia base, draped here in achingly gorgeous coachwork from Zagato, represents the jewel in the crown of the golden era of grand tourers. You can picture these sumptuous curves just as comfortably outside Monte Carlo's Hotel de Paris or sweeping through the Stelvio Pass, the rumble of the triple-Weber'd V6 offering a strident counterpoint to that most graceful of profiles.

Apologies, I'm gushing. It's just that I'm a little bit in love with the Super Sport. If you'd prefer, here's a more practical account from Octane...

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