the Lancia Appia Zagato GTE, an entry-level car equipped with more powerful 53 hp engines instead of the 43 hp of the other basic models. Only 241 copies were built by Zagato for the GTE version in 1959 (GTE for Gran Turismo Esporto) which had been presented at the Turin Motor Show in 1958.

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The Lancia Appia GTE Zagato was the first declination sold directly through the Lancia network, which allowed Zagato to officially transition from coachbuilder to supplier of special body coupés.

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The GTE differed from the other versions by its bodywork worked to be lower and more aerodynamic with headlights recessed into the fenders and covered and a longer front bonnet and taillights slightly recessed into the rear fenders.

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Technical specifications of the Lancia Appia Zagato GTE

Engine

Type

V 4

Disposal

longitudinal

Valves

8 valves

Cylinder capacity

1091 cm³

bore x stroke

68.00 x 75.00 mm

Compression

8:00

Distribution

Feed

carburetor

Supercharging

Power

53ch à 5200 tr/min

Couple

87 Nm à 5200 tr/min

Maximum RPM

Transmission

Type

Propulsion

Gearbox

4 gears

Chassis and wheels

Direction

 

Front suspension

suspension coil springs

Rear suspension

Semi-elliptical leaf springs. De Dion axle

Front brakes

drum

Rear brakes

drum

Front tires

Rear tires


Dimensions

Length

3990 mm

Width

1490 mm

Height

1230 mm

Wheelbase

2350 mm

Box

Front track

Rear track

Weight

838 kg

Réservoir

Cx

SCx

Performance

Maximum speed

150 km/h

0-100 km/h

0-160 km/h

0-200 km/h

0-300 km/h

400 meters Start Stopped

1000 meters Start Stopped

Power to weight ratio

15.5 kg/ch

Power/litre ratio

Mixed consumption

CO2 emissions

 

 

 

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