1992 Lancia Delta

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1992
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    ZLA831AB000581420
  • Engine number 
    83100000
  • Lot number 
    307
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    RED
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Interior brand colour 
    Black
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Guide price: £35000 - £40000.
- Only 30,500 km from a Japanese collector and imported in 2017
- Immaculately presented inside and out reflecting careful ownership
- Still wearing factory fitted plastic door card protection
- Supplied with a history file from the time spent in Japan
Developed from a humble but sharp-suited five-door hatchback, the Lancia Delta spawned several performance derivatives and with the inclusion of four-wheel drive and turbocharging, the Delta became a very accomplished competition car, dominating the World Rally Championships in the late 1980s. With distinctively flared arches to accommodate the ever-increasing track, the Evoluzione began production in 1991 to meet with homologation requirements laid down by the FIA. The engine, although technically the same as the earlier 16V cars, was remapped to give 210bhp at 5750rpm in order to compensate for the slight increase in weight and larger frontal area. These developments were aimed at improving the handling potential of the car and it worked, with the new Integrale being considerably quicker over rally stages on both asphalt and gravel.Supplied new to Japan in 1993, spending many years as part of a small collection, the car was brought to the UK by the current custodian along with Japanese paperwork outlining work carried out during its stay in the Far East. Presented in unmarked Monza Red retaining a depth of colour reflecting careful storage over the years, with good panel fit. The grey Alcantara interior still has plastic coverings on the door cards likely to have been fitted at the factory for protection during transit. With impeccable road manners aided by four-wheel drive and stunning turbocharged performance this 80's rallying legend surely must be on every motoring enthusiasts bucket list?