If one car has gained cult status it must surely be the Lancia Delta HF Integrale. It's about time someone compiled its thrilling history and told the story of this thrilling, innovative vehicle.
If one car has gained cult status it must surely be the Lancia Delta HF Integrale. Its about time someone compiled its thrilling history and told the story of this innovative vehicle. This book covers the cars exceptional Rally success as well as its appeal as a road car. It provides all the relevant information on the evolution of the ordinary Delta into the powerful, technically complex and aggressive racing machine which consistently won the Rally world championship from 1987 to 1992. 400 spectacular photographs, full Rally results listings and exhaustive technical specifications make this book a must for any Rally fan.
"... a very well-reviewed, informative, and entertaining read titled "The Story of a Champion". Comprehensively detailing all things Delta from development through road car and racing history, it's full of rare and fantastic period photography, technical illustrations, and the kind of gritty detail we all obsessively crave. Published by the excellent Veloce Books, it makes a great addition to any Petrolista's reference library." - Petrolicious
"I haven't seen a book as comprehensive as this on the Delta: now this one's here, there's really no n'eed for another ... It's a full-on, weighty hardback with photos that stop you flicking pages. Really good stuff. Everything's here: a little on the road car and what made it great for its time, then majoring on the Delta's fine motorsport career. An absorbing, educational way to spend a couple of hours." - Track Driver
"With wonderful photos and almost every inch of the cars development detailed it's hard to pick out many bad points about the book. A must-have for rally fans wanting the full Lancia Delta history." - Track & Race Cars
"'Featuring no less than 400 spectacular photographs, this book covers the cars' exceptional rally success as well as its appeal as a road car. Full rally results, featuring the six successive World Rally Championships (1987-1992), together with an exhaustive list of technical specifications, make this hardback a must for any rally enthusiast." - Fleet Transport magazine
"This book offers a compact and useful history of a car that dominated the World Rally Championship between 1987 and 1992 and proved itself a formidable onroad performer too. There are 400 well-chosen photographs as well as appendices on Delta collectables and racing statistics." - Classic Cars
"There are over 400 photos, most never published here before and a complete guide to the road and rally cars and complete results." - CarSport
"Majoring on excellent colour pictures, this book's subtitle, 'The Story of a Champion', hints at its main focus, which is the Delta in competition. Running to over 200 large-format pages, it's attractive and comprehensive ..." - Octane
"This superb hardback is a welcome addition to the series of books published by Veloce Publishing. The photographs include many great action shots, but also detailed pictures of relevant parts of the cars, including the interiors. In all this is a very readable book of high quality. It is highly recommended. This book is excellent value having regard to its content and quality." - Australian Classic Rally Club
"For £40 it's all here; money well spent, a good read, and very informative." - Viva Lancia! magazine