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. 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.
This book explains how the HF 4WD evolved over the years – first into the Integrale with its original 8-valve engine, then the Integrale 16V, and ultimately into the Integrale 16V Evo 1 (or 'Deltona', as it was affectionately known). This compact, five-door Lancia dominated world-class rallying for six years, winning innumerable events, World Championships for Drivers, and World Championships for Manufacturers. Alongside the cars, driving heroes such as Markku Alan, Didier Auriol, Miki Biasion, Juha Kankkunen and Carlos Sainz also became legendary in this period.
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.
Summarizes current events and lists facts, statistics, prizewinners, and other newsmaking developments in the sciences, history, the countries of the world, the United States, the economy, the arts, and sports.
Over 80 stunning, ingenious and absorbing sport infographics! Infographic Guide to Sport presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every type of sport, from badminton to karate, cricket to ice hockey, football to zorbing. Fascinating stats and all the facts on your favourite sporting legends, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the sporting world. More than just a book of words, with graphs, Venn diagrams and charts, this book provides a unique overview of the all your favourite sports, boasting over 100 original artworks and illustrations and at-a-glance facts to amaze and astound readers. Discover: The world's most dangerous sports That shuttlecocks are faster than Ferraris Niche European sports from oina to pesäpallo The toughest marathons Why cheerleading is more dangerous than boxing
For 30 years some of the most talented and bravest drivers have battled across the continents of the world to claim what is arguably motorsport's toughest prize: the World Rally Championship. Now a multi-million dollar, global technology battle and terrestrial television phenomenon played out over the frozen wastes of Finland, the dusty plains of Australia and the sun-kissed mountain roads of Corsica, the WRC has reached its 30th birthday. This book celebrates that important milestone and paints an exhaustively detailed picture of the people and personalities who have shaped this great sport. The Complete Book of the World Rally Champions provides a biographical account of the 65 men who have won at least one World Championship Rally since 1973. The biographies are compiled by the sport's leading writers and historians and complemented by stunning photography. The book includes a detailed and accurate statistical career record of each driver, plus highlights of all the significant cars.
L'Archivolto is proud to introduce this latest publication which features cutting-edge industrial design works from gathered from Italy. The book is divided into five primary sub-divided sections featuring designs for the work environment, studying, time-savers, travel, communication, recreation arid sports, leisure, health, medicine and fitness. Everything from new-wave citrus squeezers, gardening equipments, hair-dryers all the way to video cameras are featured in full color photos.