YEAR: 1937 - 1949

Production commenced in February 1937, the month in which the firm's founder died: this was the last of Vincenzo Lancia's designs. The first series featured a 1,352 cc V4 motor providing 47 bhp. The second series had its engine capacity increased to 1,486 cc which provided 48 bhp. A Lusso model of this second series was also offered as well as a lungo (lengthened) version. A total of 20,082 cars and 7,554 additional chassis for coach built bodies were produced in Turin along with about 700 in France.


Aprilia Handbook 1st Series

191.44 MB

Aprilia Handbook 2nd Series

174.74 MB

1st Series Instruction Book

18.16 MB

Instruction and Parts Book (Early S1)

97.22 MB

Instruction and Parts book (Late S1)

139.72 MB


Autocar Road Test 1937

645.63 KB

The Motor Road Test 1937

7.41 MB

Motor Sport Report 1938

5.03 MB

Light Car 1937

2.1 MB


Servicing the Aprilia

11.3 MB

Andre Telecontrol

1.51 MB

Zenith V-Type

2.16 MB

Aprilia Engine Tolerances

505.13 KB

Marketing Material

1936 Aprilia Brochure (English)

23.88 MB

1939 Aprilia Brochure (English)

4.33 MB

1939 Aprilia Brochure (French)

6.34 MB

1949 Aprilia Brochure

1.13 MB