Lancia Appia Tyres
- For a Lancia Appia Series 1 and 2 we suggest 155 HR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO ™ CA67 or 155 TR 15 Michelin X.
- Inner tubes for the series 1 and 2 Lancia Appia, we suggest Michelin 15E13 inner tubes.
- The Lancia Appia Series 3 Longstone Tyres would suggest fitting a set of 155 TR 14 Michelin X.
- For the series 3 with 14” wheels we suggest 14 D 13 Michelin inner tubes.
- The suggested tyre pressure for the Lancia Appia series 1 is 19psi front and rear. Lancia Appia series 2 and 3 tyre pressures we suggest 19psi front and 21psi rear For the sporting coach built and Appia Spider cars we suggest adding 2 more psi for high speed use.
History of the Lancia Appia
Built between 1953-1963 as a replacement for the Lancia Ardea, it would be the last car in the Lancia range to use their famous sliding pillar front suspension. There was a total of 98,027 produced.
A: the first 2 series of Lancia Appia fitted 155R15 tyres. Then in spring 1959 Lancia changed to 14” wheels and the series 3 Appia fitted 155R14 tyres.
A: For the first series Pirelli, in the day suggested a tyre pressure of 19 psi front and rear, then the later series 2 and 3 19psi front and 21psi rear. We would suggest for the Spider and other coach built models and sporting usage you might want to increase t he tyre pressures by up to 4 more psi.