We'd never quite decided on the front lighting positioning (this car was road legal), so we waited until we had the body until playing about with shapes and positions. The final shape ensured the lamp was positioned to meet SVA regulations.

We'd never quite decided on the front lighting positioning (this car was road legal), so we waited until we had the body until playing about with shapes and positions. The final shape ensured the lamp was positioned to meet SVA regulations.

Lancia Astura 233C Aerodinamica, realizzata nel 1935 dal carrozziere milanese Castagna su autotelaio "Astura" 3ª serie a passo corto.

Lancia Astura 233C Aerodinamica, realizzata nel 1935 dal carrozziere milanese Castagna su autotelaio "Astura" 3ª serie a passo corto.

A better shot showing the shape, but there was a lot of dust in there, as you could imagine, which is affecting image quality

A better shot showing the shape, but there was a lot of dust in there, as you could imagine, which is affecting image quality

As you can see, a jack was used to set the chassis at ride height and the wheels were just placed into position. The rear lights were LED - pioneering stuff in 2001!

As you can see, a jack was used to set the chassis at ride height and the wheels were just placed into position. The rear lights were LED - pioneering stuff in 2001!

My favourite shot of the black prototype #1

My favourite shot of the black prototype #1

Looked good in black with a winter blue sky!

Looked good in black with a winter blue sky!

This is a good view showing the quick-release Momo steering wheel, instruments from the donor motorbike engine, and the adjustable pedal box, which was designed to move fore-and-aft because the seat was fixed. Why? It meant the major mass was retained in the same position, meaning consistent handling whatever size or shape you were.

This is a good view showing the quick-release Momo steering wheel, instruments from the donor motorbike engine, and the adjustable pedal box, which was designed to move fore-and-aft because the seat was fixed. Why? It meant the major mass was retained in the same position, meaning consistent handling whatever size or shape you were.

A view from higher up...

A view from higher up...

Another one by Lewis on the same shoot..

Another one by Lewis on the same shoot..

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