[YesAuto Racing Exposure] Skoda Jingrui S2000 rally car has been in service for many years. Recently, foreign media took a group of photos of its successor Jingrui R5 rally car. It is reported that this R5 car will enter the WRC arena in 2015.
This Jingrui R5 rally car is based on the Jingrui that was unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Although the car in the picture is painted with zebra, we can still see from the photo that this car is equipped with a wide body kit and roof ventilation. The vents, the vents of the engine compartment, the rear spoiler and the mid-mounted exhaust system can be described as strong combat atmosphere.
In terms of power, the R5 class racing car will use a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, which is quite limited from the current WRC top rules, but it will be adjusted based on durability as the primary prerequisite, and adopts four-wheel drive; the gearbox is It uses a 5-speed sequential gearbox, which is different from the 6-speed sequential gearbox of the WRC top rules. Compared with the latter, the 5-speed sequential gearbox is cheaper, lighter, and saves maintenance costs. (Compilation/Auto House Guo Feng)