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    Quote Originally Posted by Andre Oliveira View Post
    I am curious how will be a VW rally car without Ogier hands
    Škoda without Ogier always doing fine, so I'm calm about it

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    which i20 Hyundai has the 4b11 from Evo X?
    https://rallysportmag.com/details-em...roton-iriz-r5/

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    The 2.0T/2.4T engines of Mitsubishi, Hyundai and Chrysler/Dodge were really developed as a joint venture. At least the engine block of Mitsubishi 4B11 and Hyundai Theta II is same. The block itself was even designed by Hyundai. Therefore if Hyundai used Theta II with shorter stroke as a base engine for R5 it's the case mentioned in the article.
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    Quote Originally Posted by electroliquid View Post
    Škoda without Ogier always doing fine, so I'm calm about it
    Besides, again it seems likely the VW will share a lot with the Skoda and now they borrowed one of their drivers too.

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    First impressions from VW test driver Dieter Depping:
    https://www.fiaerc.com/new-polo-r5-i...river-depping/
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    An other question.

    Are there any drivers ho have plans to compete whit the Opel R5 car? Or has it not been homologated yet?
    Would be a nice adition to the other R5 cars.

    And isn't there a Mitsu R5 somewhere also? And what about the proton?

    Wich R5 cars have ever been build so far?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duvel View Post
    Are there any drivers ho have plans to compete whit the Opel R5 car? Or has it not been homologated yet?
    It's not homologated and the question is whether it will ever be.

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    And isn't there a Mitsu R5 somewhere also?
    Mitsubishi is not homologated. It's running in some national events under national homologation and in APRC under regional homologation though.

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    And what about the proton?
    Not yet homologated either but it's likely going to be.

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    Wich R5 cars have ever been build so far?
    Internationally homologated to date: Peugeot 208 T16 R5, CitroŽn DS3 R5, Ford Fiesta R5, Škoda Fabia R5, Hyndai i20 R5.
    Last edited by Mirek; 28th November 2017 at 12:55. Reason: Added APRC for Mitsubishi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    It's not homologated and the question is whether it will ever be.
    MItsubishi R5 even non homologated found it's place in Sweden, Finland, UK. Is there possibility that Opel R5 might be used in DE, or other countries? Is there class to run non homologated R5 spec car? And are in middle Europe some hardcore Opel rally drivers, who could be very interested in it?

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    More news on the Proton: https://rallysportmag.com/details-em...roton-iriz-r5/

    edit: already mentioned by dimvii
    Last edited by Rally Power; 29th November 2017 at 15:26.
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