This Integrale is better than new
Prepare to want the £270k Lancia Delta Futurista
This piece of restomod perfection is the brainchild of Eugenio Amos, a 33-year-old race driver and car fanatic from Varese, Italy. The Automobili Amos Lancia Delta Futurista is his homage to the Delta Integrale hatch, one of Lancia’s all-time greats, reimagined with hand-formed aluminium bodywork, a carbon-fibre fascia and just two doors.
Bodywork is wider than the original, and thanks to more carbon at the rear the overall weight is 90kg less. Interior inspiration comes from the Group B Delta S4 Stradale, but keeps things comfortable with modern Recaro seats and a multi-function steering wheel. It’s also something of an Italian supergroup, with brakes by Brembo and electrics by Magneti Marelli, both based near his hometown.
Just 20 customer cars will be made, each weighing about 1,250kg, pumping out 330bhp through a reinforced transmission and a rebuilt diff... and costing about €300k (£270k).
“In the end, the numbers really mean nothing,” says Amos. “Because I’m talking about passion and nostalgia and euphoria, and these feelings are not measured in numbers.” Yes, well, he would say that, wouldn’t he...