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    Quote Originally Posted by Ifox95 View Post
    Any news on a possible Toyota Yaris R5?
    Suitable motor still missing...
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    Proton Iriz R5 is entered on my local event the Malton Forest rally on 4th November. Mellors Motorsort sponsor the rally. Ollie Mellors will be driving.

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    Anyone know if/when a Mk8 Fiesta R5 is coming ?

    Seems strange when the WRC Mk8 car has already been out nearly two years...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    Anyone know if/when a Mk8 Fiesta R5 is coming ?

    Seems strange when the WRC Mk8 car has already been out nearly two years...
    You should know.
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    `How competitive will the Polo be out of the box in Spain?
    Will it be on level with the Fabia?

    Will be surprised if there are no reliability issues, but lets see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sulland View Post
    `How competitive will the Polo be out of the box in Spain?
    Will it be on level with the Fabia?

    Will be surprised if there are no reliability issues, but lets see.
    Maybe there will be some niggles but it should be fast and reliable out of the box. The Fabia was pretty good from the start and VW had the added advantage of Skoda's R5 knowledge as a base to work from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    Anyone know if/when a Mk8 Fiesta R5 is coming ?

    Seems strange when the WRC Mk8 car has already been out nearly two years...
    Long time a go I heard that it shall come around spring 2019 but it may have changed since.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    Anyone know if/when a Mk8 Fiesta R5 is coming ?

    Seems strange when the WRC Mk8 car has already been out nearly two years...

    Summer 2019, but I have not read any official statment from M Sport.

    Any idea if there will be big change on aero packed? engine? Or will it just be a simple facelift ?

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    New car. M-Sport has no worry to launch R5, need be profitable and fast from beggining.

    e-Car projet seems to be secret too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoName View Post
    Summer 2019, but I have not read any official statment from M Sport.

    Any idea if there will be big change on aero packed? engine? Or will it just be a simple facelift ?
    Aero can't be much different, as in R5 it's very limited. Engine will be totally different, as based on different standard engine. Will be more powerful. Other main components similar - Life Racing electronics, Sadev transmission, Reiger dampers... Car will be lighter than current model. Original plan was to release car in March 2019, for the moment it's delayed, maybe until autumn 2019.

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