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For Sale: Land Rover Discovery 2 with BMW M3 engine

Jun 15, 2017

A second-gen Land Rover Discovery is the last car you’d expect to tuck into an apex and maintain a precise drift all the way through, but this one manages it with ease, and it’s up...

Proton planning WRC return in 2018 with Iriz R5

May 19, 2017

Malaysian car manufacturer Proton will be returning to the World Rally Championship next year, following four years hiatus. Set to be revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month, the Iriz R5 has been...

Nissan LEAF AT-EV rally car is a first, shows potential (video)

May 04, 2017

A Nissan LEAF might not be the first car you think of for a long-distance rally, but Chris Ramsey’s Plug In Adventures has fielded the first ever electric rally car in the Mongol Rally, traversing...

Video: Crazy Peugeot 207 ‘MC2’ WRC car with Renault F2 V6

Apr 16, 2017

Alex Kelsey’s ‘MC2’ might look like an ordinary Peugeot 207 rally car, but it is hiding a crazy secret . The World Time Attack Challenge and Rally Cross competitor is a purpose-built monster, with a...

Holden Barina AP4 rally car shows promise

Feb 23, 2017

When you think of rally cars, Holden’s Barina isn’t exactly the first one that springs to mind. GM doesn’t compete in the WRC, so cars like the Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Citroen C3 and all-conquering...

Toyota wins 2017 Rally Sweden, first WRC win since 1999

Feb 14, 2017

After setting a great pace at the opening round of the 2017 WRC at Rallye Monte Carlo, Toyota has come in for its first rally win since 1999 at the weekend’s Rally Sweden. The Toyota...

Toyota off to great start in 2017 WRC, 2nd at Rallye Monte Carlo

Jan 23, 2017

Toyota’s first outing in the World Rally Championship in 17 years has produced an impressive result, with its Yaris WRC car coming home with a second-place finish at the first rally of the year, Rallye...

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...

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