This Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo I Will Make You Yearn For The ’90s

Modern day hot hatches like the Ford Focus RS and Mercedes-AMG A45 might be faster, but compared to the Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione I, they are nowhere near as highly regarded.

To many hot hatch enthusiasts, the Delta Integrale is considered as one of the all-time greats, and for good reason. It is true homologation special and, despite being over 25 years old, can provide driving pleasures to rival the latest and greatest.

Matt Farah from The Smoking Tire recently had the opportunity to test out a stunning gloss black example and it’s certainly one of our favorite ‘One Take’ reviews ever.

The car in question typically resides in Calgary, Canada and has undergone some minor modifications to make it that little bit faster. The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine has been boosted from 210 hp to around 250 hp and remains mated to a manual transmission sending power to the road through all four wheels.


  • Kaisuke971

    One of the coolest hot hatches ever made. rip Lancia.

    • pcurve

      One of the coolest names too. Delta. Integrale.

  • Tumbi Mtika
  • Six Thousand Times

    So many things automotive make me yearn for the ’90s.

  • Dennis James

    Wow, that reviewer really punishes the owner’s car. At one time, the owner said: “let’s not roll this” :)) To be honest, I wouldn’t give my car to a guy like that to drive it.

  • jfalckt

    Totally awesome car

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