still Today we continue to be reminded of the Group B, the category of rally that highlighted in the decade of the 80. The magnificence and power of their cars was the delight of the fans, but the high degree of danger caused its demise in 1986. Have already passed 30 years and some of the vehicles are still alive and pass through the hands of collectors more fortunate. This is the case of this MG Metro 6R4.
If we are talking about a car that is quite special, it will become even more knowing that it belonged to Colin McRae. The outstanding pilot who was the youngest champion of WRC 27 years old, will always be remembered for their dedication and piloting. When McRae retired professionally from the rally was when he decided to buy this brand new MG Metro 6R4 for if personal enjoyment. Now you can be anyone, as that has been put up for sale on Ebay.
Well not really any, but a lucky one that excites you enough to pay the 350,000 pounds who ask for it. To change are some 410,000 euros for this unique vehicle with a history striking. This MG Metro 6R4 even catch on fire in the garage of McRae while the pilot was working on it. Luckily it was subsequently completely restored, and it looks the aspect that we see in the images.
As its own name indicates, it is powered by a powerful V6 engine of 3.0 liters located in rear position. Develops a 400 HP and weighs around 1,000 kg, so it is all a rocket. In addition to benefits from the wheel drive for a behaviour to outstanding. We will have to wait to see who is done with this MG Metro 6R4, the lucky one will be a B-Group with the memory of Colin McRae in its interior.
Source – BoldRide