I’m happy our pals at the Classic Car Club Manhattan just got a nice Lancia Delta Integrale 16V from Poland. I really am. But now, I think it’s time for Europeans to hide their Lancias before more and more Americans get the same idea.
The Lancia Delta Integrale makes a pants-on-head bonkers rally car, and it sounds amazing. Bonus: rally cars are street legal for transit stages anyway. Clearly, I have found Doug DeMuro's next car.
They say that lightweight, low power cars can outperform heavy, high power competition. But what if you took that to the logical extreme?
[The legendary Lancia Delta Integrale on the 1988 Lombard RAC Rally, now called Rally Great Britain. The car would win the driver's and constructor's championships that year, part of its six-year domination of the WRC. Photo via Getty]
There are faster ones. There are rarer ones and ones that are easier to maintain. But I'm not sure there's a better rally homologation special than the Lancia Delta Integrale.
No pun intended, but Evo just got themselves an Evo. Editior-in-chief Harry Metcalfe bought one of the 220 Giallo Ginestra special edition late Integrales and he's aiming to share.
Evo Diaries is just great. Fashion experts, not much editing, no music, and lots of details about interesting cars. And trust me, there's…
The Group A Delta Integrale was wide and loud and fast: perfect for a rally stage, but kind of terrible if you're making a first impression to a potential boss. Think you could climb out of those racing buckets without crumpling your resume?
We've reached the end of the automotive Internet, my friends. Someone switch off the lights on the way out. You see, what we have here is one ludicrous, but sort of apt pairing of vehicles. And I can't look away.