Lancia Delta HPE

Lancia Delta is a small family car produced by Italian automaker Lancia with the first generation produced between 1979 and 1994, the second generation in use from 1993 to 1999, and the third generation of the Delta will be in production in 2008. It was the first time at the Motor Show in Frankfurt in 1979. Delta is best known for its World Rally Championship career in late 1980 and early 1990, when it dominated rallying. Lancia offered road versions of race cars - the Lancia Delta Integrale and HF4WD.

The first Delta was a five-door hatchback designed by Giugiaro and launched in 1979. During a period of time, was also sold in Sweden by Saab Automobile, dubbed the Saab 600. For several years after its launch, the Delta is one of contemporary cars of its kind in Europe and in 1980 was voted European Car of the Year. The Delta range was introduced in the United Kingdom in 1980 and remained virtually unchanged until 1986, when small changes were made to the shape of the car body, engine upgrade and all-wheel drive model instead.

Although the majority of Delta models were ordinary small family cars, the most famous model was the Delta HF Integrale, four-wheel drive hot hatch is a powerful turbocharged petrol engine. Tuned version of the HF dominated the World Rally championship points in 46 WRC victories overall and won the Constructors Championship a record six times in a row from 1987 to 1992 as well as champion drivers Juha Kankkunen (1987 and 1991) and Miki Biasion (1988 and 1989).

The Lancia Delta S4, whose team held immediately before the work HF Integrale 4WD models and the race world championship at the end of the RAC Rally 1985 season until the end of the 1986 season, while sharing the same name and appearance was a group of specially designed race car for rallying B, and it was completely different from the commercial Delta in terms of construction and operation.

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