Italy 1969. Design firm Pininfarina is busy at work chain smoking the entire tail end of the psychedelic sixties, and finding time in between to work on Lancia Automobiles new mid engine Montecarlo. Matt Monroe and the sound of a wailing Mirua V12 echos through the ears and hearts of every young man fortunate enough to find himself in a Cinema viewing The Italian Job. But oh how far away that car was from the grips of these masses of young men. The 70s arrive and the world is in love with the idea of the Italian exotic. The romance of a beautifully sleek piece of art speeding through the South of France, piloted by only the manliest of men, a perfectly groomed mustache, cigarette dangling from the brim of his mouth, beautiful young woman by his side with hair flowing in the warm summers breeze, not a care in the world.
Lancia’s brand new Montecarlo is released, and is immediately a wanted accessory to every young man. Landed stateside and rebadged as the Scorpion, an 81hp twin cam four cylinder engine placed directly behind the cabin propels you along at a brisk-for-the-day speed. But acceleration is not where the fun is had with a car like this. To carry your speed through a corner and connect every bend together in an automotive dance is where you come alive. Every vibration through the 5 speed manual transmission to the chassis is felt, with the car talking to you in a mechanically Italian voice begging you to light up another cigarette and push harder. The mini Ferrari that is the Lancia Scorpion voices a time that is forgotten in the past to almost all of us. But have a seat, slide on those tan leather driving gloves, dawn a pair of vintage Persol aviators, and put that gear lever in first. Matt Monroe is waiting.
Out of Town Purchases + Delivery:
We have customers across Canada, the US, and through parts of Western Europe. As much as we want to sell cars in British Columbia, we recognize that our brand and business has earned its reputation internationally.
In Canada, every province has different taxation rules and we can accommodate them all. We can help you secure worry free shipping to your door, and assist you with vehicle registration once your car arrives.
You have a number of choices available to you:
The first step is to contact us. We always have our professional photographs, our inspection reports, lien checks, service records, CarProof, and CarFax Reports available to you. We’re happy to refer you to previous out of town customers so you can get a reliable third party account of their experience with us, to give you peace of mind when purchasing a car sight-unseen.
Should you prefer to see, touch, and drive your vehicle prior to purchase, we will pick you up at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). From there, you can choose safe, insured door to door delivery in enclosed transporters that guarantee the arrival of your purchase in the same condition that it left our showroom.
Or, should you opt for an exceptional drive home, we will happily pay up to $250 toward your overnight stay en route.
Please contact us if you have questions or need further information on out of province or international purchases, shipping, and/or sales tax exemptions.
The Fine Print:
Smart people always read the fine print, and you’re smart, so here it is:
- all vehicles subject to prior sale
- all prices subject to applicable taxes and levies
- *Lease payments are quoted on approved credit, and are subject to change from month to month. Applicable taxes, lease acquisition fee and PPSA registration fees additional. Contact us for details or to tailor a quote to your preference. We have terms up to 60 months with as little as $0 down available on most vehicles.
- while we make every effort to ensure our website is correct, sometimes mistakes can, and do happen. Please contact us for exact vehicle options, history, mileage and details. Better still: come in and experience the car for yourself, to confirm it’s right for you. E.+O.E.
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