Skip to main content

Which was the best Group B rally car?

Which was the best Group B rally car?

Peugeot 205 T16
As the Group B formula was short-lived, the Peugeot 205 T16 went down in history as the most successful car in the Group B era, amassing two drivers’ and constructors’ titles, and won 16 rallies in total.

What is the fastest rally car of all time?

Back to the vehicle. The FC1-X’s electric drivetrain makes 1,000 hp and sends it to all four wheels. From a standstill it will hit 60 mph in 1.5 seconds, which officially makes it the quickest and most powerful rallycross car built to date. It can pull almost 3gs in the corners.

How much HP does a rally car need?

The power of a rally car currently stands at a maximum of 380 HP thanks to its 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, but this is limited via air restrictors. The engines of the past have put out more than 500 HP, but the engines of the future are set to become hybrids.

What RPM do rally cars run?

Rally cars are capable of up to 380 BHP at 6000 RPM. This power comes from a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine, and it allows them to reach top speeds in excess of 125 mph. They can produce 450 Nm of torque, but the power is limited via the use of air restrictors.

What are the different classes of rally cars in F1?

The FISA decided to separate the rally cars into three classes: Group N (production cars), Group A (modified production cars), and Group B (modified sports cars). These groups were introduced in 1982.

How fast do Group B rally cars go?

Group B welcomed some of the most spectacular rally cars the world had ever seen, boasting four-wheel-drive and in some cases over 500 brake horsepower. Sources at the time claimed that a Group B car could accelerate from 0-60mph (96km/h) on a gravel road in just 2.3 seconds.

When did Group B rally cars become 4WD?

Group B (4WD): 1982 – 1986 As the World Rally Championship rolled into the 1980s, the rear-wheel-drive cars such as the Ford Escorts, Fiat 131s and Lancia Stratos were pushed aside to make way for a new era: Group B.

Where can I find rally Group B publications and videos?

For other publications specific to a rally car, driver or event – please visit the Rally Group B Shrine BOOK STORE (click). For videos specific to a rally car, driver or event – please visit DUKE’S VIDEO STORE (click).