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Commuting in a WRC car?

A motoring website put a Hyundai i20 WRC monster through an average day of commuting in Sydney, Australia. CarAdvice had a blast. An interesting read and the video is fun too.

Volkswagen’s Polo R WRC upgraded for 2014

The championship-winning car is now even better: the Polo R WRC for the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is primed and ready for the challenges ahead. Ahead of the new season, which opens with a true classic in the form of the hugely challenging Rally Monte Carlo from 14th to 19th January, Volkswagen has made detailed improvements to its World Champion car. The works team commences the defence of its title with a 315-hp World Rally Car, which has been the subject of constant further development since making its debut almost twelve months ago. An appropriately dynamic appearance is provided by the striking new design, which features grey and blue stripes. First impression: this Polo R WRC is even more dynamic. The four wheel-drive powerhouse won ten of the 13 rallies last season, ensuring all three World Championship titles headed to Wolfsburg. Continue reading Volkswagen’s Polo R WRC upgraded for 2014