The South Korean based automaker Hyundai has released a new set of photos with the i20 WRC racer, taken during a test session last month.
The new Hyundai i20 WRC has been officially presented to the public back in September 2012, during the Paris Motor Show. The model represents the company’s debut in the 2014 World Rally Championship but before it will be driven in the prestigious competition, the carmaker has to make sure that everything is tweaked and working just like it should. With Chris Atkinson, Juho Hanninen and Bryan Bouffier, the development drivers getting behind the wheel, the i20 WRC was tested last month and the action gave life to some to some pretty impressive images.
The Hyundai i20 WRC will be powered by 1.6 liter four-cylinder engines. Turbocharging and direct injection is allowed in order to maximize the vehicle’s performance. The minimum weight of the car is 1,350 kg (2,976 pounds) with the driver and co-driver in the cabin. Hyundai will debut the i20 WRC at the Rallye Monte Carlo season opener in January 2014. Details about the racer remain unknown for obvious reasons, but you can still enjoy the images with the car in action posted below.