Uprades to aerodynamics, chassis and suspension to improve cooling, enhance suspension kinematics and chassis stiffness
Hyundai Motorsport GmbH has taken another significant step towards its forthcoming participation in the FIA World Rally Championship with the unveiling of its latest specification i20 WRC car at the Geneva Motor Show 2013.
Hyundai is gearing up for its debut season in the challenging FIA World Rally Championship in 2014
With a year of private testing and development as it progresses towards a competition-ready WRC-specification of its i20 model. A first iteration of the car made its debut at the Paris Motor Show back in September 2012 but this latest model incorporates notable updates to the exterior bodywork and suspension.
A first iteration of the car made its debut at the Paris Motor Show back in September 2012 but this latest model incorporates notable updates to the exterior bodywork and suspension.
The upgrades are the result of collaborative work between Hyundais R&D facility in Namyang, Korea and the newly formed Hyundai Motorsport GmbH in Alzenau, Germany, headed up by veteran WRC man Michel Nandan. The new specification Hyundai i20 WRC also reveals a striking look thanks to a redesigned livery which blends a dynamic treatment of Hyundais corporate blue together with an innovative use of characters from the native Korean script, Hunminjeongeum.
Hunminjeongeum Livery matching the excitement and dynamism of WRC with the Korean heritage of the Hyundai brand