Official: 2016 Hyundai i20 WRC

The newest-era Hyundai i20 WRC racer has just been launched on the ongoing IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2015. The 2016 mannequin will change the prevailing i20 used within the World Rally Championship and make its racing debut subsequent season. Hyundai claims that the model new i20 WRC automotive not solely options improved aerodynamics over the prevailing model however it additionally incorporates a extra environment friendly powertrain and a greater weight distribution.

Official: 2016 Hyundai i20 WRC
Official: 2016 Hyundai i20 WRC

 

It’s believed that the 2016 i20 WRC options the identical 1.6-litre turbocharged engine with direct injection because the outgoing model. Consequently, the identical 300 hp at 6000 rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 5000 rpm might be anticipated.

 Different key mechanical elements of the 2016 Hyundai i20 WRC embody its six-pace sequential transmission, 4-wheel drive system, cerametallic twin-plate clutch, mechanical differentials each entrance and rear in addition to MacPherson struts with adjustable dampers. Additionally featured are massively potent ventilated brakes from Brembo.

Hyundai has confirmed that testing of the new i20 WRC is effectively underway earlier than its racing debut at subsequent year’s Rally Monte Carlo.

 

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