M-Sport team has introduced a new Ford Fiesta WRC 2017

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Company-owned Ford M-Sport racing team presented a modification of a Ford Fiesta 7, designed specifically for the new season WRC Rally World Cup. significant changes in the technical regulations of the competition. So, the new season will be able to participate in the race only car length not less than 3 900 mm and a width of not more than 1 875 mm. Because of these changes in M-Sport professionals had to develop a modification from scratch. Also, the teams were given more freedom when creating aerodynamic skirts, so the Ford Fiesta WRC rally 2017 was a completely new body kit consisting of increased splitters, massive rear wing and extended arches. From novelty precursor different security-enhanced and revised MacPherson strut. In addition, the updated regulations abandoned the rigid connection of the front and rear wheels, so all the rally cars are required to have an active center differential. As for the powertrain, the movement of a new generation of racing Fiesta WRC results 1.6-liter EcoBoost direct injection, the return of which was increased from the original 300 to 380 hp (450 nm). The motor is combined with a new six-speed sequential transmission. The dynamic characteristics of a rally car and the prices are for the private teams are not specified.

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