Unless you count the fact they both have six gears, three doors and a wheel at each corner. Road mode offers more mundane details like current speed and the time. 1. With the i20 Coupe WRC, our teams have secured victories on all terrains – gravel, snow, mixed, and tarmac – and have also claimed the manufacturer's title. For more information click here. It was good. 3. From the outside, the most obvious difference is the multitude of wings, dive planes and splitters sprouting from the i20 WRC. The suspension on last year’s world title-winning car is designed not only to soak up every bump and land every jump, but also to be subtle enough to keep the wheels (which are bigger on the rally car) in contact with the ground, thus enhancing grip and forward motion. It is based on the Hyundai i20 subcompact car, and was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.The launch of the i20 marks Hyundai's return to the World Rally Championship after a ten-year absence. The tyres the i20 WRC sits on are purpose made and changed every 80km. Since 2014, when the first model competed on the roads of the WRC events, the i20 Coupe WRC has been upgraded both for better performance on the tracks and to continue to comply with regulations. The Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 2020 has one of the most potent power trains in a WRC car, with a 4x4 system. It is based on the Hyundai i20 subcompact car, and is the successor to the Hyundai i20 WRC …
The steel shell is stripped of sound-deadening material and creature comforts such as door handles and window-winders. The Hyundai i20 WRC is a World Rally Car built by Hyundai for use from the 2014 World Rally Championship. “When you’re testing, you are using the same piece of road,” said Tänak, “but when the rally comes, the conditions are changing.
2020. For Tänak, just getting out and driving his Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC in competition for the first since Rally México in March was the best news. One hits 100kph in 10 seconds and offers air-conditioned comfort and cup holders. Admittedly, you do have to dig pretty deep – but Hyundai’s i20 World Rally Car draws its lineage from the very same i20 Coupe you pass on your daily commute. Design and development changes to comply with new regulations. “It was a great feeling to be out competing again,” said Tänak, “and it’s nice to win a rally with Hyundai. “It was a great feeling to be out competing again,” said Tänak, “and it’s nice to win a rally with Hyundai. The i20 Coupe WRC allowed for stability after an intensive development programme, which delivered on our goals of securing our first manufacturer’s title.
Six-speed sequential gearbox, four-wheel drive, mechanical front and rear differentials, electro-hydraulic centre differential. Rally di Alba - #RAPlus 2020. The 380bhp is fired to the four wheels via mechanical front and rear differentials and a clever electro-hydraulic one in the middle. Reigning World Rally Champion Ott Tänak made the best possible preparation for the upcoming Rally Estonia with victory at Saturday’s Viru Rally.
The plastic side windows have sliders, they don’t open, and a material loop pulls the door closed. Rally Estonia’s place on the eight-round WRC calendar was confirmed last week. The one-litre road engine is replaced by a bespoke 1600cc turbocharged direct injection unit which produces a sensational 450Nm torque at 5500rpm.
I have to say a big thanks to the team for bringing the car to this event. Tänak dominated the seven-stage event, winning by 1m43s and setting fastest time on all but the final test. T.Neuville/N.Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC, Development test, Central Finland – pictures by Henri Vuorinen Photography. 1,190 kg (1,350 kg with driver and co-driver on board). Range of Michelin tyres: Pilot Sport for tarmac, Pilot Alpine for snow/ice and Latitude Cross for gravel. Loubet Pierre-Louis − Landais Vincent. Beneath the car, there’s plenty of protection with steel plates running from front to back to protect the engine and transmission.
It has a number of aerodynamic devices including wings at its front and rear to improve the car’s downforce.
The other uses twice the number of driven wheels and three times the amount of power to get to the same speed in under four seconds.
They come from the same production line.
Nobody wanted last year’s Rally Italia Sardegna to end the way it did for Ott Tänak.
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