Brand new Dacia to debut in Monte Carlo
An interesting new type of car will make its WRC debut in Monte Carlo when a Dacia Sandero will be rallied by Italian driver Ermanno Dionisio.
Originally conceived under the R4-Kit regulations, this type of car is now fitted into the new low-cost control equipment FIA Rally 2-Kit regulations.
The car has been produced by the Spanish ASM Motorsport company and was first used in competition last year across a number of rallies including the Rallysprint Condeña, the Rally Tierra de Granada and the Condroz Rally.
Developed by Oreca in France, the car has a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, four-wheel drive and five-speed transmission and ASM claim the car is only a half-second per kilometre slower than an R5 (RC2) car.
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