Is this WRC's next Group B?

Is this WRC's next Group B?

The world has gone mad for Sebastien Loeb's Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak monster. So isn't there a lesson to be learned for the WRC? David Evans investigates

When World Rally Cars were introduced in 1997, David Richards famously said he wanted Subaru's Impreza to look like it was doing 100mph while standing still. It did. Until Sebastien Loeb's Peugeot 208 was born. The T16 Pikes Peak leaves DR's car standing.

Acropolis Rally winner Jari-Matti Latvala is sold on the looks.

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