Lancia's Delta first appeared in 1979 and was a family-sized hatchback with equipment levels that marked it out as a pocket-sized luxury car.
Author: R.M. Clarke
Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited
Lancia's Delta first appeared in 1979 and was a family-sized hatchback with equipment levels that marked it out as a pocket-sized luxury car. With sharp styling by Giugiaro of Ital Design, stood apart from other small cars. Its handling was typically Lancia sporting. There were several development changes but in 1986 the first HF 4WD appeared - which later became the Integrale. The Deltas soon dominated the international rally scene and many road going versions were soon available through the showrooms which offered exhilarating everyday motoring. 64 articles cover the Delta, HF Turbo, HF 4WD, integrale and Prisma. Included are road and comparison tests, new model introductions, updates and advice on buying a used example.