Conor Mills | Freelance Automotive and Travel Journalist

Freelance Automotive and Travel Journalist

Feature: If I won the lottery… Lancia Stratos

Posted by Admin On July - 21 - 2010

The Stratos is one of the most beautiful cars ever to have entered a special stage. Less than 500 were ever made, and they are now prized collectors’ items.

You expect a car styled by Bertone and powered by a Ferrari V6 to be a star of a motor show stand, not thrown sideways into corners and covered in mud and dust in the midst of a gruelling rally. But back in the Seventies, this is the sight that met motorsport fans around the world.

The Lancia Stratos is one of the most beautiful cars ever to have entered a special stage, and will always have a place in my heart. It would also have a place in my garage if I won the lottery! How on earth did it find its way into the mucky sector of motorsport? Read the rest of this entry »