Tag: WRC

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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Low-Mileage 1986 Ford RS200 Is An Extremely Desirable Road-Going Rally Car

A rare 1986 Ford RS200 is looking for a new home and is absolutely perfect for anyone that is a fan of homologation specials. Ford famously built the RS200 to meet homologation requirements for Group B competition in the World Rally Championship. Roughly 140 examples were produced; this particular example has just 5,600 km (~3,500 […]

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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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M-Sport Ford WRC Team Gives F-MAX Truck And Ranger Pickup The Rally Look

During their last race at Ypres Rally in Belgium, UK-based M-Sport team which is responsible for Ford’s effort in the World Rally Championship presented their Ford Ranger MS-RT pickup and F-Max tractor wearing the Fiesta WRC colors. The vehicles were not created just for show, as they “fill integral roles within the team, both on and off-event”. We […]

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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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Pristine Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI Tommi Makinen Edition #001 Sold For A Record $200K

Back in May, a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI Tommi Makinen Edition that was part of the company’s Heritage fleet in the UK sold for £100,100 ($139,139), making it the most expensive of its kind. We all thought this record was going to last but it seems that another pristine example of the sports sedan was […]

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Sébastien Loeb’s 2008 Citroën C4 WRC Car Is Tarmac Dominance Personified

At the height of the rally craze in the late 2000s, there were few men and machines as successful and spectacular to watch as Sébastien Loeb and the Citroën C4. Under the control of Loeb, the 2008 C4 was considered virtually unbeatable, victorious in every single tarmac rally it entered within its four-year reign. Chassis […]

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New Ford Puma Rally1 Is A Plug-in Hybrid SUV For WRC That Replaces The Fiesta

M-Sport unveiled the brand new Ford Puma Rally1 car for the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship, bringing electrified performance into the mix as specified by the new regulations. The rally car that replaces the Fiesta WRC, launches at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the form of a development prototype before making its racing debut at […]

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2022 Genesis GV70, Fast & The Furious Supra For Sale, Hyundai Ioniq Family, Koenigsegg Regera, Dodge Muscle Going Electric: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… 2022 Genesis GV70 Starts At $41,000 But The V6 Will Set You Back $52,600 Genesis has announced US prices and specs for its new crossover, which reveal it’s both cheaper and better equipped than its German rivals. Even […]

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