The Ford Fiesta R2 prepares for the WRC Junior Championship

M-Sport unveiled the brand new Ford Fiesta R2, outfitted with EcoBoost expertise, for the subsequent FIA Junior WRC Championship Collection. The tailgate, developed in collaboration with Ford, was designed to satisfy the newest FIA R2 laws.

The designers have gone from a clear slate, so the brand new mannequin doesn’t share a lot with the earlier one. Most parts of the rally automotive have been redesigned and improved.

Motivating the Fiesta R2 is a 1.zero liter turbocharged I-Three producing 200 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque. The engine is supported by a five-speed Sadev sequential transmission with AP Racing two-disc disc clutch and restricted slip differential.

The brand new suspension contains adjustable Reiger dampers (entrance Three-way, rear 2-way adjustable) with Eibach springs that may be ordered with arduous or delicate springs. Alcon equipped the competitors brake calipers, the rear full discs and the brake grasp cylinder. The entrance discs are ventilated AP Racing models and the rally automotive rolls on OZ Racing wheels.

The electronics embrace a Life Racing F88 management unit with digital dashboard, a three-level anti-shift system and an M-Sport energy distribution unit. You could find different technical specs right here.

Earlier Fiesta R2 rally vehicles have launched the likes of Ott Tänak, Elfyn Evans, Craig Breen and Pontus Tidemand.

Groups can now place orders for the newest M-Sport Fiesta R2.

Supply: Ford Efficiency

The publication of the Ford Fiesta R2 for the WRC junior championship first appeared on MotorTrend.

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