The world of rallying was changed forever on January 1st 1982 with the introduction of the new Group B rules. These gave manufacturers virtually carte blanche to design the fastest car they could for world rally special stages, so long as they built at least 200 identical examples. This is the story of Lancia's mid-engined and supercharged Rally. The reader is taken from initial thinking about the car and conception, through development, to the full history of its rallying lifetime, with the help of the car designer and chief engineer, Ing. Sergio Limone. Featuring many of Limone's own photographs taken during development, and interviews with team members. Illustrated with 250 stunning and rare rally action photos.[We shall come to the specification of Evolution 2 cars later] aquot;Ignition was a production-based Marelli unit, but in the ... The gearbox was the ZF 5DS25 unit, the same as in a lot ofbig GT cars such as De Tomaso Pantera, BMW M1 and Maserati Bora. ... aquot;Suspension: to overcome the handling problems we had experienced with the Fiat 131 Abarth McPherson struts ... It involved a unique coil spring between the upright and the rear subframe, with two shock-absorbers to improve theanbsp;...
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