Lancia D24 Sport 

  • built in Italy
  • 1953-1954
  • 265 HP 3.2L
  • 165 mph
During the race Gino Valenzano said “the car had no grip, but the handling was fantastic.
Later that year, superchargers were fitted for LeMans but hampered overall reliability.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Lancia D24 Sport

Top speed

D24 Sport
165 mph
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Lancia D24 Sport

Number built

D24 Sport
6 cars
300 cars


D24 Sport
265 HP
987 HP

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Lancia D24 Sport
Brakes were located inboard which made them difficult to change.
D24s weren’t present for opening round at Buenos Aires, but a total of five cars were ready for America’s signature Sebring 12 Hours.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Lancia
Type of car Race car
Year 1953-1954
Number built 6 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,675 lb
Length 162.4 in
Front track width 51.8 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in

road tests

Top speed 165 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.32 lb/hp
Maximum hp 265 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,248 cc
Cylinders V6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves
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