Race, Historic
JUL 30th 2019

David Evans

How Ford’s WRC cars have evolved over the 40 years

The seats, like the shoes, were more comfortable in 1979. Soft, sensible, standard. Less so now. Put the Ford Escort RS1800 Hannu Mikkola used to win the RAC Rally 40 years ago alongside the Ford Fiesta WRC Sébastien Ogier used to repeat that feat last year and the idea of tracing lineage is laughable. They come from different worlds.

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