Throughout the history of the World Rally Championship , many cars have left their mark on our memory. But only five deserve to be, in my opinion, in the list of the five best rally cars of all time .
- The five best rally cars of all time: Audi Quattro
Introduced in 1980, the Audi Quattro was born to be a myth. It was the first model to feature the famous drive system Audi , quattro ; and was the first car with four-wheel drive to compete in the global rally. In his palmaés two WRC championships, two second and fourth and fifth place between 1981 to 1986. In addition, the Audi Quattro won 23 WRC events between 1981 and 1985.
- The five best rally cars of all time: Lancia Delta
The Lancia Delta participated in the World Rally Championship from 1987 to 1992. Born the Lancia Delta Street, and was the evolution Lancia Delta HF 4WD the first of the many versions that would make this model a winner of the WRC. In 1986, pilots Henri Toivonen and Cresto died in the Rally of Corsica, which made the FIA banned Group B cars Lancia adaptartse learned quickly to the conditions of Group A, and from 1987 to 1987 to 1992, the Lancia Delta HF 4WD had six consecutive WRC titles. His successor was the Lancia Delta Integrale .
3. The five best rally cars of all time: Peugeot 205 Turbo 16
The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 was developed in 1982 and competed in Group B just the year it was established. This group allowed the use of powerful, lightweight and introduced new features like four-wheel drive turbocharged engines and vehicles. Like I said, this group would be prohibited by the death of two pilots in 1986. The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 copied the lightness of the Lancia Rally 037 and the central arrangement of the engine and the Audi Quattro AWD and turbo. With it, the guys at Peugeot is lifting up the WRC constructors’ titles in 1985 and 1986 and winning a Paris-Dakar in 1987 and 1988.
- The five best rally cars of all time: Renault Alpine A110
The Renault Alpine A110 (or Berlinette ) was born to compete in the Alpine Rally. When buying Renault Alpine, the International Championship as the World Rally Championship. The year was 1973, and the Renault Alpine A110 made its debut in the Rally of Monte Carlo in 1973. It took the victory, which was the first vehicle to win a test of the newly released World Rally Championship. Finally, this year Alpine, with an engine from a Renault 16 wins first World Rally Championship created by FIA.
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