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Civil War: Watch the Lancia Delta S4 take on the legendary O37 in a drag race

25w ago

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Ever wondered how fast group B rally cars are in a straight line? Well this video explains it, somewhat. Going up against each other are two legendary rally monsters from Lancia, in the left cor...errr

I mean lane, in the left lane we have the ultimate group B icon, Lancia Delta S4 with a mid-mounted 1.8 twin-charged 4-pot delivering 500bhp to all-four wheels. On the right is it's papy the 037 with a 2.0 4-pot sending 325bhp to the rear wheels only.

Who do you think will win? Place your bet below before watching it!

Despite not having AWD the 037 managed to snatch a championship win from Audi's dominant Quattro in 1983 so it's not such an obvious underdog. The S4 was a development from and a successor to the 037, it managed to grab 3rd and 2nd places in '85 and '86 seasons respectively, but the group B was scrapped before it could make any real impact.

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