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Lancia Delta Evo-e: soon in Rallycross (WRX)

The French group GCK Energy will be running a modernized and converted Lancia Delta to electric for the World Rallycross Championship (WRX) in 2022.

Delta. A sweet name which in itself refers to Lancia’s most glorious and craziest years. Both on the road and World Rally Championship (WRC) with the mythical HF Integrale. The very one who picked up the victory six years in a row between 1987 and 1992.

Embodying Italian know-how, daring and mechanical genius from the second half of the 20th century, his first generation will definitely enter the story. The Delta will make futile any attempt to offer him offspring capable of bearing his name with dignity. Neither the bland and sad ” d »Released in 1993, nor the last generation transformed into a compact minivan in 2008 cannot be considered as “True” Delta.

Goodbye Delta

Even if today land Delta model just like the Lancia brand are only happy memories, his fame always resonates in people’s heads. Better still, it still vibrates in the hearts of lovers of cars and beautiful mechanics.

As if our call had been heard, she should make her own big comeback for 2022, in the World Rallycross Championship (WRX)

, in one neo-retro version converted to electric …

A return to an electric version

Baptized ” Evo-e », This sportswoman will hardly be a new Delta. Indeed, the latter will take over the body, lines and attributes of the original 1980s, but will see its historic 2.0 Turbo thermal engine replaced by a motor and electric running gear. All for one power increased to 680 horsepower

Son style should be modernized, otherwise bodybuilder as were in their time the Delta homologated to run in Group B. This is the French group GCK Energy who will be in the driver’s seat, having already illustrated himself last May with a road copy converted to volts and also updated.

See you in 2022, on the WRX start track to be able to hope to approach closely this unique Delta in the world !

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