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Lot 146

1985 Lancia Delta S4 'Stradale'

  • Chassis no. ZLA038AR000000119
  • Engine no. 0000087

Sold for €492.800

Documents: Italian Libretto


  • One of 200 Stradale examples built for Group B homologation
  • Less than 1,600 kilometres from new; flawless condition throughout
  • Suitable for a wide variety of events and rallies


Presented with extensive paperwork, including service books and Lancia Certificate of Origin, this Delta S4 perfectly encapsulates the performance and excess of Group B rallying from the 1980s. Delivered new to Italy, the Lancia was first registered in 1989, five years after its original delivery.

Homologation requirements for Group B racing dictated that at least 200 street-legal versions of the iconic rally machine be built, and the Delta S4 presented here is one such rare Stradale model. Power is provided by the famed 1,759-cubic centimetre dual overhead cam four-cylinder engine, fitted with Weber Marelli IAW electronic fuel injection and dual-stepped Volumex supercharger and KKK turbocharger. The impressive 300 horsepower is sent to all four wheels via a five-speed manual gearbox.

Delivered in metallic red over a beige Alcantara interior, the car presents immaculately throughout, a testament to its fastidious keeping and minimal use throughout its life. Having travelled less than 1,600 kilometres in its lifetime, this car is presented as close to a new Lancia Delta S4 as is possible. Currently registered in Italy, this S4 is offered with extensive paperwork, including its original manuals, service books, and Lancia Certificate of Origin, as well as its Automotoclub Storico Italiano (ASI) Gold Plate and FIVA papers. This car will allow its next owner to participate in a wide range of rallies and events, potentially reliving one of the most exciting and ground-breaking racing categories in history.

This Delta S4 Stradale represents an amazing opportunity, and with its twin-charged engine and prodigious power, will be a thrill to drive, while its rarity will ensure the new owner is unlikely to park beside another example.





• Uno dei 200 esemplari di versione Stradale prodotti per ottenere l’omologazione nel Gruppo B
• Meno di 1.600 chilometri percorsi da nuova; perfette condizioni
• Adatta ad ogni tipo di evento e raduno

il Certificato di Origine Lancia, questa Delta S4 racchiude perfettamente la velocità e gli eccessi delle vetture da rally di Gruppo B degli anni ‘80. Consegnata nuova per l'Italia, la Lancia è stata immatricolata solo nel 1989, ben cinque anni dopo la sua data di consegna originale.

I requisiti di omologazione per le vetture del Gruppo B, prevedevano che ne venissero costruiti almeno 200 esemplari di versione stradale da cui formalmente si sarebbero sviluppate le vetture da competizione. La Delta S4 qui presentata è uno di questi modelli, una rara versione Stradale. La potenza è fornita dal famoso 4 cilindri, doppio albero a camme in testa, 1.759 cc, dotato di iniezione elettronica Weber Marelli IAW e compressore Volumex abbinato, a stadi, al turbocompressore KKK. L'impressionante potenza di 300 CV viene inviata a tutte le quattro ruote, mediante un cambio manuale a cinque marce.

Consegnata in Rosso Metallizzato con interni in Alcantara beige, la vettura si presenta perfetta in tutto, a testamento della sua attenta conservazione e dell’uso minimo che ne è stato fatto in tutta la sua vita. Dopo aver percorso meno di 1.600 chilometri da nuova, questa macchina si presenta, anche da vicino, come una Lancia Delta S4 nuova. Attualmente immatricolata in Italia, questa S4 è offerta assieme ad una ricca documentazione ed ai suoi manuali originali, libretti di servizio e Certificato di Origine rilasciato dalla Lancia, così come la targa oro dell’ Automotoclub Storico Italiano (ASI) ed il Passaporto FIVA. Questa vettura consentirà al suo prossimo proprietario di partecipare ad una vasta gamma di manifestazioni ed eventi, ed è in grado, almeno potenzialmente, di far rivivere una delle più interessanti e innovative categorie di auto da corsa della storia.

Questa Delta S4 Stradale rappresenta una straordinaria opportunità e, con il suo motore a doppia sovralimentazione ed alla potenza prodigiosa, darà emozioni a chi si siederà dietro il suo volante, mentre la sua rarità garantirà al nuovo proprietario che, molto difficilmente dovrà parcheggiare vicino ad un altro esemplare.

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