It’s the successor to Peugeot’s 207 S2000 rally car and former IRC Rally Champion, Kris Meeke, is hoping his test role with Peugeot will…
If ever there was one automotive brand that has re-invented itself successfully, it’s Skoda.
Once the butt of jokes like: How do you double the price of a Skoda? Fill up the tank. Why do Skodas have heated rear windscreens? To keep your hands warm while you’re pushing it. And the classic: What do you call a Skoda with a sun roof? A skip.
News of Lotus’ entry in the GT category of the FIA Rally Championship in 2012, got me thinking about the relationship between road and rally cars and whether we, the customer, are still benefiting from the participation of car manufacturers in the sport.
2011 is the 30th anniversary of the Wörthersee Tour, better known as GTI-Treffen, which is held each year in the beautiful surroundings of Reifnitz, by Lake Wörthersee. And this year, the designers and engineers within VW Audi Group have pulled out all the stops to showcase some stunning one-off specials.
You might not be a fan of Skoda, but these posters made for the 2011 Rallye Monte Carlo last month will look fabulous in any office, workshop or hallway. More please.
One of the “hottest” seats in rallying has now been filled by double British Rally champion Guy Wilks who will join the Kronos supported Peugeot UK team for a full campaign in the 2011 IRC rally championship replacing fellow-Brit Kris Meeke who moves up to WRC in 2011.