WRC: Citroen completes initial testing of 2017-spec world rally car

Citroen has announced that it has completed the initial testing of its 2017 WRC car. Based on the Citroen C3 road car, which hasn’t been launched as yet, the WRC car has been built to the FIA’s technical regulations for next year. This means the car is 55mm wider, 25kg lighter and more aerodynamic than the 2016-spec Citroen DS3 WRC car. Traction has been improved thanks to a central differential that has been fitted to the four-wheel drive system. Meanwhile, the power output of the 1.6-litre engine has increased to 380PS thanks to a less...

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Updated Date: Apr 20, 2016 18:31:32 IST