Keeping A Lancia Delta On The Road Just Got Easier

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Thanks to new parts from Mopar.

The Lancia Delta Integrale is one of the coolest hatchbacks ever built but it was never offered in the US market. Thanks to the 25-year import rule, the Delta has been eligible to import to the US since 2016 but keeping on the road wasn't easy with a shortage of parts that all need to be ordered from Italy. While it's not sold in the US, Lancia is part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and subsequently Mopar, the same arm that offers performance parts for vehicles like the Dodge Challenger and Fiat 500 Abarth.

Like Nissan with the R32 GT-R and Mercedes-Benz with the 300 SL Gullwing, it's now FCA and Mopar's turn to offer replacement parts for the Lancia Delta Integrale and Integrale Evoluzione.

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Unlike alternative options, which are mainly fiberglass copies, FCA Heritage and Mopar will use the original materials to produce Lancia Delta Integrale front and rear bumpers. The bumpers are made using four pieces of the original equipment that were found abandoned at the San Benigno plant, where the Delta was originally built.

The equipment underwent extensive checks to ensure all moving parts and electric and hydraulic circuits work properly before being used for the moulding process on the bumpers. To make the bumpers, a plastic granulate is injected at high temperature through the presses into the cavity of the die. The bumpers use a polymer thermoplastic (POCAN S1506) that offers high heat resistance, strength and hardness, low susceptibility to cracking, and low moisture absorption.

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All of the bumpers include unique 'Lancia Classiche' packaging and can now be ordered through authorized FCA retailers or the Mopar e-store. The front bumper is priced at £1,170 (around $1,537) while the rear bumper costs £1,035 (around $1,359). Mopar hasn't said if it plans to produce more parts for the Delta Integrale but these bumpers should be helpful if you own one and get into a minor fender bender.

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