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Rumour: Subaru readying compact hot hatch for WRC

Subaru is rumoured to be readying an entry-level hot hatch that would rival the likes of the Suzuki Swift Sport, Volkswagen Polo GTI and Renault Clio R.S. And if that’s not enough, the rumour mill also suggests the pocket rocket would also form the basis for Subaru’s re-entry into the …

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Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ready for rally debut at Rallye Monte Carlo

Hyundai Motorsport’s i20 Coupe WRC is ready to begin the 2017 season at the Rallye Monte-Carlo later this week. The new car has been built to meet revised technical regulations introduced for this year’s competition. Launched at a static media event in Monza last month, Hyundai Motorsport’s new car had …

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Hot hatch Toyota Yaris headed to 2017 Geneva motor show

Toyota are about to spice up the hot hatch scene when the new high performance variation of the Yaris gets unveiled at the Geneva motor show in March. Based on the 3 door Yaris hatch this version comes packing more than 156kW (210hp), most likely from a 2.0 litre turbo …

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Toyota unveils 2017 Yaris WRC race car

Toyota will return to the 2017 World Rally Championship after a 17 years hiatus with its new generation Yaris WRC race car to be driven by Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen. Lead driver Latvala – a three-time runner-up in the WRC alongside co-driver Miikka Anttila – has invaluable experience with …

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Hyundai unveils 2017 i20 Coupe WRC

Hyundai has unveiled its 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC) challenger, the i20 Coupe WRC at a media event in Monza, Italy. The three-door i20 Coupe is the team’s third new car since its debut in the Championship back in 2014 and has been designed to meet WRC’s revised technical regulations …

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Hyundai targeting podium in Wales Rally GB round of WRC

After claiming double podium in Spain, Hyundai Motorsport is shooting for its first Wales Rally GB podium finish at this weekend’s penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The team will be fielding three New Generation i20 WRC cars with Thierry Neuville in the #3, Dani Sordo …

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Hyundai Motorsport finished 3rd & 4th at Rally Poland

Hyundai Motorsport has finished 3rd and 4th in the seventh round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in Poland, picking up 27 manufacturer points along the way. Hyundai Shell World Rally Team driver Hayden Paddon claimed his third top-three result of the season so far, finishing third overall …

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Hyundai maintains podium pace with 4 cars at WRC

Fresh from a double podium result at the last rally in Sardinia, Hyundai Motorsport hopes to continue its podium pace with this weekend’s Rally Poland as it fields four Hyundai i20 WRC cars for the first time. The Alzenau-based squad secured a Polish podium twelve months ago but with all …

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Volkswagen ends WRC season with record 12 wins

The icing on the cake at the end of the season – the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) saw Volkswagen set a new record for the number of wins in one single season. Win number eight of the year for newly-crowned World Rally Champions* Sébastien Ogier/Julien …

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