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Longer ratio 5th gear conversion

5e plus longue

Gear set for all Lancia Beta models (including Scorpion and Montecarlo). Reduces engine rpm by 700 for much quieter running, 15% less fuel and less wear.


Conversion pour toutes les Beta (y compris Scorpion et Montecarlo). Baisse de 700 tours du régime moteur: plus silencieux, 15% d'économie d'essence et moins d'usure moteur. FACILE À INSTALLER!

Info: Lancia 5th Gear




On Dec. 5, 2017  by auction on Bring-a-Trailer



Designed and built by Pininfarina

One of only 1801 units imported, this completely restored 1977 Lancia Scorpion / Montecarlo with truly unique upgrades, one of the best in the country, offers remarquable performance and handling.



Lancia Beta Scorpion / Montecarlo 1977 Modificata

Lancia was founded in 1906 in Turin (Italy) by Vincenzo Lancia, ex-racecar driver for FIAT. The first noteworthy Lancia (Lambda, 1922) introduced unitbody construction, independent front suspension and a V4 engine. Followed several landmark designs (Aprilia, 1937 - Aurelia, 1950 - Aurelia B24, 1954 - Fulvia, 1965 - Stratos, 1973), allowing Lancia to be selected six times for the Car of the Century contest, more than any other car manufacturer.

The Lancia Scorpion (Montecarlo in Europe) is based on the Abarth 030 prototype which was meant to replace the Fiat X/19. Lancia Abarth 037, winner of the 1983 World Rally Championship, is based on the Lancia Montecarlo.

This car (serial 1759) is a Series II Scorpion, with upgraded 2 L European specification engine (155 hp), lowered and adjustable  suspension, larger brakes and wheels and an exclusive longer ratio 5th gear allowing relaxed highway cruising. Complete factory air conditionning system available with car.




Model: Beta Scorpion (Montecarlo in Europe)

Designer and Builder: Pininfarina (Turin)

Production (from 1975 to 1981) - 7,595 units. Only 1801 units were imported to North America in 1976 and 1977

Type: Mid-engine two-seater sports car, transverse engine and transmission

Engine:  4 cyl. 2 litre, twin overhead performance camshafts, 2 twin-barrel Weber DCNF carburetors with custom cool air induction, electronic ignition, performance header and exhaust, 155 hp @ 7500 rpm

Transmission:  rear-wheel drive, 5 speed gearbox, custom-made taller 5th gear ratio (0.78 to 1)

Chassis: monocoque (unitbody), upgraded larger 4-wheel disk brakes, lowered and fully adjustable independent suspension, rack and pinion steering

 Top speed: 125 mph Fuel consumption (highway): 27 mpg (US), 32.5 mpg (UK), 8,7 L/100


 IN THE MEDIA  Veloce Today at Mar-a-Lago, Feb. 18, 2014


Video: Walk around and driving


Photos Sebring 2014 Track Day with Chin Motororsports




























Lancia Scorpion / Montecarlo

Longer ratio 5th gear, now sold by Monte Hospital

5e plus longue (français plus bas)

Convert your Scorpion or Montecarlo without removing the gearbox from the car and enjoy quieter highway cruising while saving fuel and reducing engine wear. Designed by Alain Raymond, the custom-made high quality gear set exclusively produced for us in Italy with a ratio of 0.78 to 1 (instead of 0.925 to 1) allows a drop of 700 RPM in 5th!!!

 Thoroughly tested on my car and at full speed during track day at Sebring (see below) - Click HERE for installation instructions

 This conversion also applies to ALL Beta models

 Interested: email


 70 mph - Before and After **** À 112 km/h - Avant et Après



Lancia Scorpion et Montecarlo - 5e vitesse à rapport plus long maintenant disponible chez Monte Hospital

Vous pouvez à présent facilement convertir votre Scorpion ou Montecarlo sans sortir la boîte de vitesses de la voiture et réduire ainsi le bruit moteur sur autoroute et la consommation tout en atténuant l'usure moteur. Conçus par Alain Raymond et fabriqués spécialement et exclusivement pour nous en Italie, ces pignons de 5e de grande qualité présentent un rapport de 0,78 à 1 au lieu de 0,925 à 1. Vous réduirez le régime moteur de 700 tours/minute en 5e!!!

Mis à l'essai sur ma voiture et testée à pleine vitesse à Sebring (voir ci-dessous). Cliquez ICI pour les instructions d'installation.

Cette conversion s'applique aussi à TOUS les modèles Beta - Si vous êtes intéressé, écrivez à

 IN THE MEDIA  Veloce Today at Mar-a-Lago, Feb. 18, 2014