We are big fans of homologation specials here at GRR. Whether it’s over-engineering a road car to handle competition or civilising a racer to cope with the commute, the result is usually a win for the driver. There are of course almost as many types of homologation specials as there are different forms of motorsport but we thought we would look at the most accessible in terms of driving on Monday the car that won on Sunday.
The much lamented end of the Group B era of the World Rally Championship actually saw a proliferation of entrants as costs tumbled. Most were based on humble grocery-getters so here is our pick of the best homologation hot hatches.