Tag: WRC

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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Ex-Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC Car Goes Under The Hammer

A Subaru Impreza WRC rally car raced by the legendary Petter Solberg will be auctioned off this weekend. This Impreza is known as ‘PRO-WRC 04008’ and was the eighth chassis built by Prodrive for the 2004 World Rally Championship season. During the car’s debut, Solberg claimed third place at Rally Turkey and on September 5, […]

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Hyundai Starts Testing Its i20 N-Based Hybrid WRC Car For The 2022 Season

Hyundai Motorsport has started testing its 2022 World Rally Championship car, complete with the hybrid powertrain that will be used under the new technical regulations. Hyundai’s 2022 WRC racer is based on the i20 N road car and during this initial outing, the team set out to understand its behavior, plus its strengths and weaknesses. […]

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VW Annoyed With China’s Beetle Clone, Chevy’s 9000 RPM Corvette Z06, New Lancia 037-Based Supercar, Tesla Autopilot Tricked: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Consumer Reports Gets Tesla Model Y To Drive Without Anyone Behind The Wheel After Elon Musk denied Autopilot was activated in the Model S crash that killed two men in Texas recently, neither of whom was driving, Consumer […]

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Hyundai, Toyota And Ford Commit To WRC’s Hybrid Future

Toyota, Hyundai, and M-Sport Ford have all committed to new World Rally Championship regulations in 2022 that will see the introduction of new hybrid powertrains. This new era of WRC will pair the current 1.6-liter direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder engines to an electric motor with 100 kW (134 hp) and 132 lb-ft (180 Nm) of torque. […]

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Watch WRC Champion Tanak Fly Off The Road At 180km/h And Crash In Monte Carlo Rally

World Rally champion Ott Tanak and co-driver Martin Jarveoja miraculously walked away from a horrible crash on their Hyundai debut at the 2020 Monte Carlo Rally. The Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC driven by the Estonian ran out of road at high speed on Friday morning, during the second stage of the day. The car dropped […]

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