We've seen the new Hyundai i20, the new Fiesta, and now we have Toyota's return to WRC scene with their Yaris, and it looks rather exciting. Powered by a 1.6-litre turbo that will chuck out 380bhp of power with 425Nm of torque, the Yaris' engine gets paired with a 6-speed sequential hydraulic shift. This rally … Continue reading 2017 WRC Yaris : Most tricked out factory Toyota yet?
Hyundai already showed us what kinda cool stuff we can expect with the new regulations for the next season of the World Rally Championship. Now, M-Sport has revealed their new Ford, and we really like the look of it. The M-Sport managing director, Malcolm Wilson was quoted saying "I can honestly say that it is … Continue reading 2017 WRC Ford Fiesta with more power and lots more aero
Taking advantage of the 2017 World Rally Championship's revised regulations, the new Hyundai i20 rally car is faster, harder, wider, aaand, it's wearing mismatched rims. The new regulations offer the teams more aero freedom, ie, they can be 55mm wider, the front bumper overhang can be longer by 60mm and the rear can be increased … Continue reading Hyundai’s new WRC car: Looks meaner, drives faster
Porsche has spent plenty of time to piece together a new version of the 911 for the FIA World Endurance Championship, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, and to defeat just about anything it will be competing against. The result, the hair-raising Porsche 911 RSR, unveiled at the L.A. Auto Show last month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uh4bX4p2XQc This … Continue reading All new 911 RSR: Porsche’s answer to Ford’s new GT Racer
There's a new video out from the folks of Electric GT, what with their debut championship coming up in 2017, about the heavily modified Tesla Model S P85+ on the track. All racers will be based on the Tesla Model S P85+ will exclusively fill the grid for the first season, and will come with … Continue reading Exploring the future of Motorsport
Barely a week after the announcement about Audi calling an end to their significantly successful run in endurance racing, Volkswagen has officially announced that they will no longer be participating in WRC after four consecutive dominant seasons with 42 wins out of 51 rallies entered. In an address to around 200 employees at the Volkswagen … Continue reading Volkswagen to quit World Rally Championship at the end of 2016