Page 653 of 653 FirstFirst ... 153553603643651652653
Results 6,521 to 6,530 of 6530
  1. #6521
    Senior Member Mirek's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Prague / Eastern Bohemia
    Posts
    21,768
    Like
    7,099
    Liked 10,014 Times in 4,010 Posts
    What baffles me is the sound. It sounds trully as a 3-cylinder but I'm quite sure it is 4-cylinder engine (the only VW three cylinder is 1.0 TSI Evo). The sound is simply weird.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

  2. #6522
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    178
    Like
    16
    Liked 17 Times in 9 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    What baffles me is the sound. It sounds trully as a 3-cylinder but I'm quite sure it is 4-cylinder engine (the only VW three cylinder is 1.0 TSI Evo). The sound is simply weird.
    Any news regarding the homologation date?

  3. #6523
    Senior Member Sulland's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Norway
    Posts
    5,626
    Like
    1,315
    Liked 999 Times in 506 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    What baffles me is the sound. It sounds trully as a 3-cylinder but I'm quite sure it is 4-cylinder engine (the only VW three cylinder is 1.0 TSI Evo). The sound is simply weird.
    agreed, same tone as a Rally4 car, but with more grunt and bang.

  4. #6524
    Senior Member Fast Eddie WRC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    England
    Posts
    15,483
    Like
    2,985
    Liked 7,293 Times in 3,846 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Sulland View Post
    Fiesta MkII has issues.
    Drivers are testing and testing to get their Fiesta to work.
    On gravel some are saying that MkI is faster, and give them better feedback and feels safer.
    @AdrienFourmaux after Rally Estonia:

    Once again, thank you M-Sport for giving me a flawless and competitive Fiesta Rally2.

  5. #6525
    Senior Member Mirek's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Prague / Eastern Bohemia
    Posts
    21,768
    Like
    7,099
    Liked 10,014 Times in 4,010 Posts
    I know I'm biased but I really like it.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

  6. Likes: Jeppe (20th July 2021),MartijnS (20th July 2021),pantealex (20th July 2021),RS (20th July 2021),the sniper (20th July 2021)
  7. #6526
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Athens
    Posts
    23,777
    Like
    8,723
    Liked 14,493 Times in 6,334 Posts
    also for me its much better than previous fabia

  8. #6527
    Senior Member TWRC's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Budapest, Hungary
    Posts
    478
    Like
    4,317
    Liked 463 Times in 198 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    I know I'm biased but I really like it.
    Looks like they changed the intercooler and radiator arrangement (from vertical to horizontal), of course this can change during further development.

  9. #6528
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Posts
    8,223
    Like
    1,641
    Liked 1,851 Times in 975 Posts
    Thoughts on new Fabia:

    - I am pleasantly surprised how blistered the wheels arches are considering the width of the road car. Road car shape must just work to enable them to still do that.

    - Engine doesn’t sound like a three cylinder to me but has a very raspy exhaust note, like Polo R5 or some older Citroen WRCars. I like the loud turbo ‘chirrups’ and bangs though!

    - Rear wing is bigger

    - Car retains the front suspension geometry of the current Fabia: https://www.ewrc-results.com/image/634869/

    - It looks very well sorted already, especially in Kopecky’s hands who knows these roads well (is this the first public test?)

    - Zero car for Barum with Meeke or Tidemand?

  10. #6529
    Senior Member Fast Eddie WRC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    England
    Posts
    15,483
    Like
    2,985
    Liked 7,293 Times in 3,846 Posts
    Solberg and the new Hyundai Rally2 i20N

    https://youtu.be/ZlbBfW0iM5E

  11. Likes: Mirek (21st July 2021)
  12. #6530
    Senior Member Jarek Z's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Location
    Wroclaw
    Posts
    7,475
    Like
    3,413
    Liked 2,639 Times in 1,361 Posts
    I don't know what happened with their ERC programme, but at least Proton Iriz R5 continues to compete in Britain. Ollie Mellors and Max Freeman are going to return to the stages after their big crash at the Nicky Grist rally. They are going to enter an event called Three Shires Stages in September:

    more details:
    https://www.facebook.com/MellorsElli...23756591077409
    http://www.rallymadness.prv.pl - rally photos and movies!

  13. Likes: Fast Eddie WRC (22nd July 2021),the sniper (22nd July 2021)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •