Lancia Delta S4.. prototype Abarth1984 group B prototipo

Imagine watching this video in 1984,it must have seemed like a car from another planet. People forget that in those days an escort xr3i, pur jo 205 gti,golf gti etc were considered as fast cars... And for those who have seen the Toivonen fireball will appreciate how bloody dangerous it was............. also,unlike the WRC crap of today,you could buy a road going version of the rally car

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This Lancia Delta S4 Is A Ballet Of Brutality
“It’s a car enthusiast’s collection, right,” says John Campion. “I don’t have cars because I want to impress anybody. If you don’t know what a rally car is, you’re kinda like, ‘That’s a dirty car, there are cracks on it’… But I find the passion I have for these cars goes back to the individuals who drove them.” Beginning as a “lucky” immigrant to the U.S. in 1984 with $26 in his pocket, Campion has worked hard for the last few decades and is finally able to indulge in the vehicles most meaningful to him. From a Lotus Cortina similar to the Ford Cortina his father bought new in period to World Rally Championship rally-winning group B cars, his collection is definitely filled with fog lights and Martini stickers. “I grew up in Ireland in the late-’60s and early ’70s, and had a fascination with all things mechanical,” he says. “My father was a mechanical kind of guy, and we grew up restoring old tractors and steam engines—so once I started making a few dollars, I started purchasing cars, and went through the wholy myriad of cars and ended up where we are today, which is predominantly cars from my youth—rally cars.” He makes no mistakes in recognizing his limitations as a driver, because piloting some of the fastest all-road vehicles ever conceived takes a steel will and full committment— “I drive the car for 15 minutes, and I’m Exhausted…” he says to convey how amazing Group B pilots were in period. “Group B drivers were the best of the best of the best…” he says. “But it’s still humbling to drive the same car as these rally legends; to be able to show the cars, drive the cars, and get a wider audience for these cars.” “If you own them and don’t show them, and you own them and don’t drive them, and own them but don’t share them…it’s a rich man’s folly.” Drive Tastefully® http://Petrolicious.com http://facebook.com/Petrolicious





Lancia Delta S4 - Rally Montecarlo 1986 - with pure engine sounds
KrisMotorSportVideos presents the Group B Martini Racing Lancia Delta S4 drived by Henri Toivonen - Sergio Cresto, Miki Biasion and Markku Alén at 54ème Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo (Rally Montecarlo 1986), with pure engine sounds. "Like" KrisMotorSportVideos on Facebook from here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/KrisMotorSportVideos/241162185896457





Lancia ECV 1 & Fiat 131
Whilst on holiday, we visited Giuseppe Volta and the Lancia GrpS rally car, the ECV1. Beppe also showed us an ex Abarth 131 which he is preparing for the European Historic rally championship.





Lancia Delta S4 of Bruno Ianniello // Turbo+Supercharger 760Hp Group B Monster
Bruno Ianniello has raced now for over 20 years this incredible Group B unit on European Hillclimb events. The Swiss veteran has developed thorugh the year this #HillclimbMonster into the 700+Hp TwinCharged machine that can be observed in the video. With both a turbo and Supercharger, the soundtrack emitted by the Delta S4 in unmistakable for any Racing fan, and its acceleration is still almost unsurpassed in the Racing world, being capable of 0-100Km/h sprints in less than 2 seconds.




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