The 49th Mecsek Rally in South-West Hungary turned up with a relatively small field, but the Historic European Championship still had some machines to witness.
[A great first date conversation starter is Lancia's amazing narrow-angle V4, shown here on a Fulvia Berlina. Just 12 degrees! And it was canted 45 degrees to the side! So cool! Photo Credit: Lancia]
If your business is restoring and selling old Italian race cars, you end up spending half of your day at home managing emails and researching the classics you're after. That means you also see more of how your kids grow up.
I happen to think that the Lancia Fulvia is the most beautiful car ever made and I tend to put my fingers in my ears and sing if people disagree with me. So with the styling of the car indisputable, the only thing I had left to do was answer the nagging question I've had in my mind; does it drive as good as it looks?
I feel like when it comes to Lancias, people always want to talk about the Stratos or the Delta Integrale. Those are phenomenal cars, but they're not the only great Lancias out there.
When WhatWouldJesseDo isn't working on his Datsun 411, Mini, Puma GT, or the Black Metal V8olvo, he's doing his day job across the Bay in San Francisco. That's a city in which most street-parked cars get scraped, bumped, and dinged with depressing regularity, yet plenty of cool old machinery still thrives on its…