Tag: Rally Cars

Kia To Enter A Pair Of Modified 2022 Sorento PHEVs In All-Women Rebelle Rally

Kia is entering two modified 2022 Sorento PHEVs in the 2021 Rebelle Rally. The all-women team will be going up against competition from the likes of Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Volkswagen. The pair of Sorentos will compete in the X-Cross class under the “Electrified”designation. Kia says that the rally will demonstrate how the PHEV SUV […]

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1994 Subaru Rally Car Driven By Colin McRae Was A Barn Find; Now It Sold For Over $360,000

<!––> <!––> A 1994 Subaru Prodrive 555 Group A World Rally Championship car raced by both Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz recently sold for AU$500,000 (US$364,000) at an auction in Australia. The famous rally car was initially found in a barn in Victoria and given a full wash and detail before the auction. It has […]

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To Sell Its First Front Engine, FWD Car, Skoda Built A Rally Car That Was As Adorable As It Was Successful

In 1988, the long line of rear-engine rear-wheel-drive Skodas came to an end. The new era of Skoda started with the Favorit, which borrowed its name from a car the manufacturer had built between 1936 and 1941. It was the first car made by Skoda that put its engine in the front, and the Czech […]

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Ken Block Takes His Four Rally Cars On A Gravel Track To Have Some Fun

Ken Block is an absolute master of driving on dirt and recently lined up four of his rally cars for a fun little comparison test. The vehicles featured in this test are Block’s Subaru WRX STI, his Ford Escort Cosworth V2, his wife’s Ford Fiesta R2, and his Gieser Bro’s G6 Trophy Truck. While the […]

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Audi Sport Quattro S1 Evolution 2 Shows Group B Rally Cars Weren’t For Mere Mortals

As Henry Catchpole puts it, when you think of a definitive Audi Sport model, chances are you’re thinking of a Sport Quattro. But even when you’re driving that, chances are you’re imagining yourself driving the Group B rally car: the mental Sport Quattro S1 Evolution 2. This one earned itself second place at the 1985 […]

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Toyota’s New Hybrid Yaris WRC Car Looks Absolutely Ferocious

Toyota has been filmed putting the all-new hybrid Yaris WRC car through its paces as it prepares for the 2022 season. New for next year’s World Rally Championship season will be the introduction of hybrid powertrains for the first time. All cars competing with feature a 1.6-liter direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to an electric […]

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Audi RS Q E-Tron Completes Eight-Day Spanish Test For Dakar Preparations

Audi will compete in January’s Dakar Rally with the all-electric RS Q e-tron off-roader, and it recently undertook a grueling eight-day endurance test under the Spanish sun. The test was conducted near the city of Zaragoza with Audi Sport drivers Stéphane Peterhansel and his co-driver Edouard Boulanger driving the RS Q e-tron from Friday to […]

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