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    i20:

    Car 180k base + 55k obligatory extras + 25k gravel kit + extras that could cost between 500 and 25k

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    Nice info André. So, a full spec tarmac i20 can cost € 260.000! FIA regulatory prices are really a joke…
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    It looks like PSA is going to take over Opel. In that case I can see very slim chances for R5...
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    It looks like PSA is going to take over Opel. In that case I can see very slim chances for R5...
    Even as a rebodied 208 / Citroen?
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    Interesting piece (from Nov '16) comparing R5's and 911's costs, based on Sergio Vallejo experience. A new DS3 costed him €250.000, while rebuild (they're used racing units) 911 prices would get to €200.000. Running costs also cheaper with the 911, even if some parts were pretty expensive. Regrettably 911's become redundant in spain main rally series, so their prices should be now a bit lower.
    https://www.rallyes.net/gt-vs-r5-cua...-coche-rallys/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    It looks like PSA is going to take over Opel. In that case I can see very slim chances for R5...
    In that case I can see very slim chances for Vauxhall, UK.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rally Power View Post
    Interesting piece (from Nov '16) comparing R5's and 911's costs, based on Sergio Vallejo experience. A new DS3 costed him €250.000, while rebuild (they're used racing units) 911 prices would get to €200.000. Running costs also cheaper with the 911, even if some parts were pretty expensive. Regrettably 911's become redundant in spain main rally series, so their prices should be now a bit lower.
    https://www.rallyes.net/gt-vs-r5-cua...-coche-rallys/
    I have seen that article and I must say that some prices are quite out of reality.

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    Maybe but an R5 car for 250.000 euro is no ham sandwich either.

    Also the R4 kit is no real replacement for group N cars.

    There is no real cost friendly replacement for the group N cars atm.

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    Skoda Motorsport testing in Portugal, Aboboreira and Marão stage day 20, 21 and 22 of february.

    Drivers: Pontus Tidemand and Marcus Grönholm

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    Marcus Gronholm testing with Škoda?

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