Hyundai i20 WRC
Equipped with a new rear wing and front spoiler to improve cooling and give the i20 WRC a new external appearance.
Under the bodywork, improvements have also been made to the suspension kinematics and chassis stiffness.
The Hyundai i20 WRC that will start the 2015 season will be a substantially developed iteration of the car that started Monte Carlo earlier this year so the team has spent the past four days understanding how the latest specification car handles on the Monte Carlo Rally roads.
Thierry Neuville said: “We’ve spent a productive two days in the car this week, keeping us busy as we prepare for next season. I’ve had a good feeling from the car and we have been moving forward, step by step and getting quicker. It’s important for us to start as early as we can for the first rallies of 2015. We will now continue with our winter programme so we can head into Christmas and New Year in the best shape.”
Dani Sordo said: “The 2014 season might be over but the work doesn’t stop as we carry out our 2015 preparation. Thierry and I have both had two days in the Hyundai i20 WRC in Ardèche this week and it has been good to keep driving. December is a busy month but we need to do all we can to prepare for the next season.”
Source: Hyundai Press