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2017 Toyota Yaris WRC prototype looks crazy fast (video)

Dec 24, 2016

Footage has emerged of Toyota’s 2017 WRC entrant racing up a mountain road, not long after Toyota confirmed it is planning to introduce a road-going Yaris hot hatch to support the company’s return to the...

Citroen takes wraps off 2017 Citroen C3 WRC car

Dec 23, 2016

Citroen has unveiled the car it hopes will take out the 2017 World Rally Championship, with its 2017-spec C3 rally car. The car was unveiled at a special event in Abu Dhabi earlier this week;...

2017 Ford Fiesta WRC car revealed, looks menacing

Dec 12, 2016

M-Sport has lifted the veil on the vehicle it hopes will take out next year’s WRC title, the 2017-spec Ford Fiesta WRC. The Fiesta WRC is powered by a 1.6-litre EcoBoost direct injection engine, producing...

Volkswagen quits WRC following towering dieselgate costs

Nov 03, 2016

Despite showing excellent results in the WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport is officially withdrawing from the sport at the end of 2016 following the financial devastation left by the dieselgate scandal. Volkswagen is having to buy back...

STARD makes 760Nm fully electric rally car, world first (video)

Oct 27, 2016

An Austrian company has produced the world’s first all-electric rally and rallycross car, capable of unleashing 405kW. The car in question is the result of the research and development team at STARD, owned by former...

2017 Ford Fiesta WRC car previews next-gen design (video)

Oct 10, 2016

The 2017 World Rally Championship iteration of the next-generation Ford Fiesta has been previewed in an official video, giving us the best look yet at the styling treatment of the upcoming model. The Fiesta WRC...

Toyota teams up with Microsoft for 2017 Yaris WRC campaign

Sep 30, 2016

Toyota has announced its return to the World Rally Championship (WRC), unveiling its 2017 Yaris WRC car along with technology partner Microsoft at the Paris Motor Show overnight. The announcement marks Toyota’s return to the...

Citroen C3 WRC concept previews 2017 rally car

Sep 21, 2016

Citroen used a camouflaged rally mule to give us the first taste of its new Cactus-inspired C3 road car, before showing us the real thing in all of its detail a few months ago. The...

Peugeot’s 2017 Dakar entry looks angry; the 3008 DKR

Sep 15, 2016

Peugeot has unveiled the car it hopes will lead the team to glory in next year’s Dakar Rally event. Meet the 3008 DKR. Peugeot has given its 3008 the Dakar treatment ahead of its official...

Video: Ken Block Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground

Sep 14, 2016

Ken Block is back again with more tyre-tearing shenanigans in his 600hp Ford Focus RS RX rally car. Welcome to Gymkhana 9: Raw Industrial Playground. This time the DC Shoes founder is ripping up an...

2017 Ford Fiesta RS WRC prototype development hits gravel

Aug 04, 2016

As a result of a regulatory shakeup for the 2017 World Rally Championship, manufacturers are releasing newer designs in accordance with the revised standards. The latest to do so is Ford. The 2017 Ford Fiesta...

Hyundai i20 R5 rally car to make public debut at Ypres Rally

Jun 22, 2016

Hyundai Motorsport is planning to give the public its first look at the upcoming i20 R5 rally car at the Ypres Rally on the weekend, where it will run as a course car. The new...

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