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    Quote Originally Posted by turves View Post
    Kia?
    Part of Hyundai group, why would they.

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    Well, it is basically Hyundai, so i can`t see the point. Anyway too expensive for most of the manufacturers. Pretty much all of the manufactures present in WRC are threatened by a fine, reaching billions of euros, because they don`t have the technology for new emissions rule from 2020(21?).

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    Be grateful for the ones we currently have - I can't think of many who would want, or are able to join.
    WRC: On the long way to Recovery............
    Is there a better sound than that of Porsche engined Flat-6 ???

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    FIA might encourage someone like SAIC (MG brand)to do similar to what Proton are doing with their R5 car https://youtu.be/b_nZaHe16rU https://youtu.be/8AG-gVbZBVY . MG 3 has 2520 mm wheelbase which is stage rally wb. 1500cc turbo engine std pruction or reduce capacity on 1800cc block etc.,

    https://www.saicmotor.co.uk/ourstory/ (SAIC technical centre in the UK)

    http://www.caradvice.com.au/587232/m...-chinas-first/ (MG SUV first Chinese vehicle to get 5 star safety on Australian independent crash tests)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAIC_Motor_UK

    https://youtu.be/zU_O2RB3nik ZongShen m/c dakar (Chinese Dakar bikes built in France?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyRAC View Post
    Be grateful for the ones we currently have - I can't think of many who would want, or are able to join.
    I am I heard that Mitsubishi have a vision in motorsport but I think that not in rally, maybe in raid because they are focusing only on SUV's.

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    wasnt OPEL interested?
    ANyway... I think it'd be more interesting to have more of those MSport/Ford & AbuDhabi/Ctiroen partnerships, right? Like... FIAT AF-Corse, BMWMini ProDrive, VW Qatar/RedBull, The american SUBARU team...
    like with the R5 cars? Sorry. Idk much about the R5 cars thing... or the TCR program too (almost free costumer cars racing touringcar series all over the world)

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    Problem with Opel nowdays is, that they are part of PSA group. Maybe compete, maybe not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmop View Post
    Maybe compete, maybe not.
    very accurate prediction... well done kid.
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    Pic by Viljar Voog at Saaremaa Rally.


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    This is AP4 car, I think.

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