Has been revealed Citroen C3 WRC Concept, the new bet of the mark of the chevrones for the World Championship of Rallies. This vehicle had already walked highly camouflaged in its testing phase. Now, after the presentation of the new Citroën C3, shows his aspect almost definitive. His competition debut is set for next month, January of 2017, when it will be held the mythical Rally Monte carlo.
of course, some will be in common between the production model and this competition. The C3 WRC Concept will be adapted to the new regulations that will come into force in the WRC 2017. For example, your chassis will be 55 millimeters larger and your body much wider than that of the C3 normal. Aesthetically highlighted by the red color that has always accompanied the brand and by elements such as the prominent front bumper, the striking rear diffuser or your large spoiler.
The rules that we mentioned before, requires the WRC to mount a flange intake of 36 millimeters, while in the current season was 33 millimeters. The engine remains the same 1.6 turbo and it is expected that his power ronde 380 HP. One of the advantages that you will have this C3 WRC will be the use of a new differential power. It will also improve your weight, as is reduced to 25 kg with respect to the current.
This vehicle will be displayed at the end of the month in the Paris. After you will continue your way to get the approvals and have everything ready for the start of the competition. The French brand is one of the most winners in WRC and therefore, it is expected that the Citroën C3 WRC is at the height of the circumstances. Currently, there are only a pilot officer confirmed, the northern irish Kris Meeke.
Source – Citroën
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