M138 Vintage Pack

Maserati Spyder/Coupé Vintage Package.

chrome air-exhaust vents in the front wings (inspided by 3500 GT)
polished wheel design
silver-finished brake calipers
chrome door handles
mesh grille
available on pre- and post-facelift cars

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Lancia Lybra 2004 range brochure

Lancia Lybra 2004 range brochure. Business, LS, LX and Emblema trims.

Equipment and options sums:
Emblema 36 standard /17 optional /0 unavailable
LX 33 standard /20 optional /3 unavailable
LS 30 standard /21 optional /7 unavailable
Business 27 standard /5 optional /27 unavailable

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Pietro Camardella Designer Focus

Cars designed and co-designed by Pietro Camardella.
Centro Studi e Ricerche Pininfarina, Chief Designer exteriors Centro Stile Lancia and Centro Ricerche Fiat.

Ferrari F40 (Pininfarina)
Ferrari Mythos (1989 Pininfarina)
Ferrari 456 GT (1990 Pininfarina)
Peugeot 306 Cabriolet (Pininfarina)
Honda Beat (Pininfarina)
Ferrari 512 TR (Pininfarina)
Ferrari F50 (Pininfarina)
Lancia Dialogos (Arca) (1998 Centro Stile Lancia)
Lancia NEA (2000 Centro Stile Lancia)
Fiat Sportiva Latina (2005 Centro Ricerche Fiat, Mazel)
Fiat Phylla (2008 Centro Ricerche Fiat)

Source: Pietro Camardella interview at obdesigner.net

Maserati Quattroporte MY13 Power Increase

2012 Maserati Quattroporte S and Sport GT S (4.7 l, M139, MY13) received a Power Increase package along with the new GranTurismo Sport. Thanks to optimising the engine mapping, increasing the valve overlap above 5,500 rpm thanks to VVT system and optimal use of timing advance. All this resulted in increased performance in SPORT mode above 5,500 rpm (+10 PS and +20 Nm). New F136 YR and YT engine codes were assigned to this update. Production of M139 also ceased in 2012.

Alfa Romeo 155 GTA Stradale

Alfa Romeo 155 GTA Stradale

One-off prototype produced in 1993. Based on 155 Q4, that in turn was based on Lancia Delta Integrale mechanicals. Built in Abarth workshop under the supervision of Sergio Limone. Body designed by Carlo Gaino at Synthesis Design.

Was shortly for sale on Bonhams

Synthesis Design website

Lancia Lambda innovations

Lancia Lambda
, one of the most innovative cars

Produced betweet 1922-1931 in 9 different series. Equipped with V4 engine ranging from 2119 cm³ to 2568 cm³ capacity. Built mainly in torpedo bodystyle. Around 13,000 were made.

List of innovations that were first for automotive industry and are still used today:
First monocoque
First production V4 engine
First aluminum engine block
First hydraulic shock absorbers
First coil spring / shock absorber suspension

In 1927 Mille Miglia 2 Lambdas placed 4th-5th overall (1st-2nd in it’s class)
In 1928 Mille Miglia Lambda placed 3rd overall (1st in it’s class)
In 1929 Mille Miglia Lambda placed 4th overall (1st in it’s class)

Lambda on Wikipedia.it translated to english