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)

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