Hyundai Pulls The Wraps Off The 2016 Hyundai i20 WRC Contender

Hyundai feels ready to go after the WRC Champion title in the 2016 season with their new i20 racer.

Based on the five-door i20, the WRC car will be driven by Dani Sordo, Hayden Paddon and Thierry Neuville in all 14 rounds of the Championship’s 2016 calendar. Powered by a 300hp turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol engine, the i20 WRC sends its power to all four wheels via a six-speed sequential gearbox.

Hyundai has scored one win in two WRC seasons, with Neuville finishing first in Germany in 2014. In the 2015 Championship, the Korean company scored four podium finishes, with the team focusing on the development of their new car which already has covered 8000km (around 5000 miles) of testing.

“The new i20 WRC has already proven to be quicker than the previous car, with the team’s drivers also praising the improved drivability”, said Hyundai in a statement. The new car also showed the team’s new livery with the main sponsors Shell and Mobis both standing out on the new car.

The 2016 WRC season opens with the Monte Carlo rally in January.


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