Can a Stratos not find a buyer? A 1975 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale did not sell at RM Sotheby’s auction in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Did the price or the history of the car keep buyers away?
With many the managers of RM Sotheby’s remained questioning from their auction in St. Moritz, Switzerland. A(street version) it stayed on the… shelf and now they are hoping for a private sale.
Although he is an icon of motoring it seems the legendarydoes not easily find buyers. Maybe it’s her price (they calculated, how would exceed 700,000 euros), maybe it was her… history.
first established in World Rally Championshipwinning constructors’ titles in 1974, 1975 and 1976; This particular one is a street version, a 1975 model and it was expected to sell for between 600,000 and 700,000 euros.
RM Sotheby’s reports that chassis #1666 was delivered to its first owner in Padua on May 22, 1975. Unfortunately, crashed it into a tree the next year, causing irreparable damage to the frame. Subsequently, the“rebuilt” by a local Lancia dealer in a new frame.
The original owner kept the car until 1986, when it passed into the hands of its second owner, who he held it until 1994. THElater passed out of hands of the company Key Sport before sold again in February 2007. Her papers show that she then…went in Monaco and Germany before arriving in Switzerland.
Her exteriorit is painted in Red-Orange colorwhich is completed by great Campagnolo alloy wheels. The inside appears to be in particularly good condition with Alcantara ‘Havana’ upholstery on the bucket seats.
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