LANCIA MONTE CARLO
2-door 2-seater coupé, or spider coupé.
Large sister to Fiat X1/9, once coded Fiat X1/20, but always sold as Lancia. Called Scorpion and sold with 1.8-litre engine in USA only. Out of production 1978-80, to re-sort braking and other development details. Mid-engined, smart at first (Pininfarina style), but always slower than it looked. Engine/transmission package basically from Beta range. 120mph top speed, but looked as if there should have been more. In marketing terms, a puzzling failure. A future classic, perhaps?