Under the bonnet of Hyundai's WRC return

Under the bonnet of Hyundai's WRC return

Hyundai announced in October that it was planning a return to the World Rally Championship, but two months of silence followed - so when the opportunity arose to take a ride in the new car, David Evans seized it

So it does exist. It really does. It moves, pops, bangs and skids. And it looks like a rally car. Admittedly, a rally car on small wheels, but a rally car – and possibly even a World Rally Car. Hyundai has arrived. Again.

In October, chairman Chung's son stood up and committed South Korea's biggest carmaker to a World Rally Championship return. Since then, however, in the following two months, there's been absolute silence. Nothing. Nada. So quiet in fact, that the folk over the border in Pyongyang have looked positive chatty by comparison.

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