The Lancia Delta has been old enough to import into the US for a few years now, and slowly, they've trickled through our ports and into American owner's hands. This particular car is still overseas, but we think it might actually the Delta to buy right now.
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, located in Denia, Spain, started life as a low-output 8V Integrale, but has since been restored and given a newly rebuilt 16V engine, and a turbocharger sourced from the highly desirable Evoluzione model. The drivetrain is said to function normally, and run without issue even in heavy traffic situations.
As far as cosmetics, the body panels, Rosso Monza paint, wheels, and glass pieces are original, as are the factory Recaro seats, steering wheel, shifter knob, and dashboard. The only modification is the fitment of an Evoluzione rear spoiler. And unlike some other Deltas, this car is totally rust-free. As you can see from the pictures, it looks to be in top-notch condition.
According to the ad on eBay Motors, the seller will arrange shipping from Europe to the East coast for a flat rate of $2500. This way you don't have to go through the hassle of importing the car yourself. Furthermore, the seller offers doorstep delivery and delivery to the west coast for additional costs.
Find the car for sale with an asking price of $28,900 and 51,267 miles on the clock. Even after factoring in the price and all associated delivery costs, this Delta is still cheaper than the equivalent Golf R or WRX STI—and this car is about ten times cooler, and probably more fun to drive. I know which one I'd buy.