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"Rallying, also known as rally racing, is a form of auto racing that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars. This motorsport is distinguished by running not on a circuit, but instead in a point-to-point format in which participants and their co-drivers drive between set control points (special stages), leaving at regular intervals from one or more start points. Rallies may be won by pure speed within the stages or alternatively by driving to a predetermined ideal journey time within the stages."[1]

Electronic library of Rally Cars

Rally cars that were or are competing in the World Rally Championship are presented on the following tables. Every rally car's page has the following:

  • Technical specifications
  • Homologation information
  • World Rally Championship entrants and results1
  • Photoes of rally car
  • Articles found on rally car
  • Drawings of rally car

List of official World Rally Championship Constructors' champions
List of official World Rally Championship Drivers' champions

  • Different levels of Rally versions of any production car under group R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and RGT
  • Grand Touring or Sports rally cars based or not based on production cars with extended or limited modifications allowed. These modifications were under Group 3, 4 or B regulations.
  • Touring production cars, with limited modifications allowed under group 2 or group A regulations.
  • Touring production cars, with limited modifications allowed under group 1 or group N regulations.

In order to participate in World Rallly Championship (WRC), manufacturers produced special models of their simple production series, just to follow homologation purposes. These models were called Homologation specials.
Since 1997, touring cars were allowed to special modifications which were under WR (World Rally Cars) or VK (Kit cars) or KS (Super Rally cars) or VR (rally cars) extension variants of group A homologation forms.
Since 2014, only group R (first introduced in 2006) cars were allowed to race in FIA races. The production models of any manufacturer is converted to any of the group R categories, under specific limited modifications, in order to participate only in rally racing.

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Group R

Year launched RGT WRC 4WD 2WD
Group R: Large scale series production touring cars
GT Production cars of 30 units minimum
with base model at 200 units per year
Rally versions of base model Touring cars of 25000 units per year
Class RGT: Series production GT cars World Rally Cars 1.6T R4, R5 R1, R2, R3
2018 Citroen C3 III R5
2017
2016 Hyundai GB NG i20 WRC
2015 Skoda Fabia III R5 Ford Fiesta Mk 6.5 R2T
2014 Porsche 996 GT3 RGT
Porsche 997 GT3 RGT
Ford Fiesta Mk 6.5 RS WRC
Hyundai PB i20 WRC
Citroen DS3 R5
Peugeot 208 T16 R5
Opel Adam R2
Renault Clio IV RS R3T
Toyota GT86 CS-R3
2013 VW Polo V R WRC Citroen DS3 RRC
Ford Fiesta Mk 6.5 R5
2012 Lotus Exige R-GT Ford Fiesta Mk 6 RRC Peugeot 208 R2
2011 Citroen DS3 WRC
Ford Fiesta Mk 6 RS WRC
BMW Mini Countryman WRC
Skoda Fabia II R2
2010 Citroen DS3 R3T
Fiat 500 Abarth R3T
Renault Twingo II RS R2
2009 Ford Fiesta Mk 6 R2
Peugeot 207 RC R3T
2007 Honda Civic FN2 Type-R R3
Renault Clio III R3
2006 Citroen C2 R2

Groups N, A, B

Year launched 4WD 2WD
Group A: Modified, or Group N: Standard touring cars of 2500 units per year, with base model at 25000 units per year
Class World Rally Cars 2.0T N/4, Super 2000
2010 Ford Fiesta Mk 6 S2000
2009 Ford Focus Mk II RS WRC09 Opel Corsa D S2000
Skoda Fabia II S2000
Toyota Auris ZRE141 S2000
2008 Ford Focus Mk II RS WRC08
Subaru Impreza GE WRC2008
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X
Subaru Impreza N14 WRX
2007 Citroen C4 I WRC
Ford Focus Mk II RS WRC07
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2007
Suzuki SX4 WRC
MG ZR S2000
Peugeot 207 S2000
VW Polo IV-II S2000
2006 Ford Focus Mk II RS WRC06
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2006
Fiat Grande Punto S2000
Subaru Impreza N12 WRX
Class Super 1600 N/4
2005 Suzuki Swift RS S1600 Mitsubishi Lancer CS2A WRC05
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2005
Ford Fiesta Mk 5 ST Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
2004 Citroen C2 S1600
Ford Fiesta Mk 5 S1600
Suzuki Ignis MH S1600
Ford Focus Mk I RS WRC04
Mitsubishi Lancer CS2A WRC04
Peugeot 307 WRC
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2004
Citroen C2 GT
Peugeot 206 RC
2003 Lada 112 S1600
VW Polo IV S1600
Ford Focus Mk I RS WRC03
Skoda Fabia I WRC
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2003
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII
Subaru Impreza N9 WRX
2002 Fiat Palio S1600
MG Rover 25 S1600
Opel Corsa C S1600
Renault Clio II S1600
Suzuki Ignis FH S1600
Ford Focus Mk I RS WRC02
Hyundai Accent LC WRC3
Mitsubishi Lancer CS2A WRC2
Skoda Octavia I WRC2002
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2002
Fiat Stilo Abarth
2001 Peugeot 206 XS S1600
VW Polo III GTi S1600
Citroen Xsara II WRC
Ford Focus Mk I RS WRC01
Hyundai Accent LC WRC2
Mitsubishi Lancer CS2A WRC
Subaru Impreza GD WRC2001
Citroen Xsara II VTS
Peugeot 206 XS
Toyota Yaris NCP10
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII
Subaru Impreza N8 WRX
2000 Citroen Saxo II S1600/KC
Fiat Punto Type 188 S1600/KC
Ford Focus Mk I WRC00
Hyundai Accent LC WRC2000
Seat Cordoba I WRC2000
Skoda Octavia I WRC2000
Subaru Impreza GC8 WRC2000
Citroen Saxo II VTS
Renault Clio II RS
Class Kit Cars, F2 (2WD)
1999 Ford Focus Mk I WRC99
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI
Peugeot 206 WRC
Seat Cordoba I WRC1999
Skoda Octavia I WRC1999
Subaru Impreza GC8 WRC99
Fiat Palio 16V
Toyota Corolla AE111
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI N4
1998 Citroen Xsara I Kit Car
Ford Puma SRC
Hyundai Coupe RD Evo 2
Opel Astra G Kit Car
VW Golf Mk IV Kit Car
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V
Seat Cordoba I WRC1998
Subaru Impreza GC8 WRC98
Citroen Xsara I VTS
Fiat Seicento Sporting
Peugeot 306 II S16
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V N4
1997 Citroen Saxo I Kit Car
Ford Escort Mk VI Maxi
Hyundai Coupe RD
Nissan Micra K11 Kit Car
Nissan Almera N15 Kit Car
Nissan Sunny N14 Kit Car
Peugeot 106 S20 Maxi
Peugeot 306 II Maxi
Seat Ibiza II Kit Car Evo 2
Skoda Octavia I Kit Car
Suzuki Baleno GC41W Wagon Kit Car
Ford Escort Mk V WRC
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV
Subaru Impreza GC8 WRC97
Toyota Corolla E111 WRC
Citroen Saxo I VTS
Fiat Bravo Tipo 182 HGT
Peugeot 106 S20 Rally
Peugeot 106 S20 S16
Seat Ibiza II GTi 16V 2.0
Toyota Starlet EP91
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV N4
1996 Citroen ZX Kit Car
Ford Escort Mk VI Kit Car
Peugeot 106 S1 Maxi
Renault Megane I Maxi
Seat Ibiza II Kit Car
Skoda Felicia 1.6 Kit Car
VW Golf Mk III Kit Car
Ford Escort Mk VI RS2000
Nissan Micra K11
Suzuki Baleno G31S
1995 Renault Clio I Maxi
Peugeot 306 I Maxi
Skoda Felicia 1.5 Kit Car
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III Fiat Cinquecento Sporting
Fiat Coupe 2.0 16V
Toyota Corolla AE102R Seca RV
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III-N4
1994 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II
Toyota Celica ST205 GT4
Mini Cooper 1.3i
Opel Corsa B 1.6i
Peugeot 106 S1 Rally
Peugeot 306 I S16
Seat Ibiza II GTi 16V
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II N4
Toyota Celica ST205 GT4 N4
1993 Audi Coupe B3 S2
Ford Escort Mk V RS Cosworth
Mazda 323 BG8 GTR
Mitsubishi Lancer RS Evo
Opel Calibra Turbo 4x4
Subaru Impreza GC8 555
Citroen ZX 16S
Nissan Sunny N14 GTi
Renault Clio I Williams
VW Golf Mk III GTi 16V
Ford Escort Mk V RS Cosworth N4
Mitsubishi Lancer RS Evo N4
Subaru Impreza GC8 555 N4
1992 Kia Sportage I 16V
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo
Toyota Celica ST185 4WD Turbo
Citroen AX GTi
Citroen ZX Volcane
Fiat Cinquecento
Ford Escort Mk V RS2000
Opel Astra F GSi 16V
Peugeot 106 S1 XSi
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo N4
Toyota Celica ST185 4WD Turbo N4
Group S prototypes Group A: Modified, or Group N: Standard touring cars of 5000 units per year
1991 Nissan Sunny RNN14 GTi-R Opel Calibra 16V
Renault Clio I 16S
Toyota Starlet EP81
VAZ Lada Samara 21083 1.6
1990 Citroen ZX Rally Raid Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4x4
Mazda 323 BG8 GTX
Subaru Legacy BC RS
VW Golf Mk II Rallye G60
Fiat Uno II Turbo
Peugeot 309 II GTi16
Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4x4 N4
1989 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V Nissan Micra EK10 Super Turbo
Opel Corsa A GSi
Peugeot 405 Mi16
Skoda Favorit 136L
Suzuki Swift AA34S GTi 16V
Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V N4
1988 Lancia ECV2
Moskvich 2141-KR
Peugeot 405 T16
Audi 90 B3 Quattro
Lancia Delta HF Integrale
Mitsubishi Galant E39A VR4
Toyota Celica ST165 GT4
Alfa Romeo A75 V6 3.0
Citroen AX Sport
Citroen AX GT
Daihatsu Charade G100S GT-ti
Honda Civic EF VTEC
VAZ Lada Samara 21083
Opel Kadett E GSi 16V
Peugeot 205 Rally
Renault 21 Turbo
Toyota Corolla AE92 GTi
Lancia Delta HF Integrale N4
Toyota Celica ST 165 GT4 N4
1987 Audi Sport Quattro S2
Daihatsu Charade 926R
Lada Samara Eva
Lancia ECV
Opel Kadett E 4S
Mitsubishi Starion 4WD
Seat Ibiza I Bimotor
Toyota MR2 222D
Lancia Delta HF 4WD BMW E30 M3
Nissan Micra K10 Turbo
Nissan Silvia RVS12 200SX
Opel Kadett E 2.0 GSi
Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9
Peugeot 309 GTi
Renault 11 C375 Turbo
Toyota Supra MA70 3.0i
Toyota Supra MA70 Turbo
Lancia Delta HF 4WD N4
Group B: Modified sports cars of 200 units per year
1986 Citroen BX 4TC
Ford RS200
Audi 200 C3 Quattro
Audi Coupe B2 Quattro
Ford Sierra XR4x4
Mazda 323 BF 4WD Turbo
Alfa Romeo A75 Turbo
Citroen BX Sport
Citroen Visa GTi
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Suzuki Swift AA33S GTi 16V
VAZ Lada Samara 2108
VW Golf Mk II GTi 16V
1985 Audi Sport Quattro S1
Austin MG Metro 6R4
Daihatsu Charade 926 Turbo
Lancia Delta S4
Nissan Silvia BS110 240RS-2
Peugeot 205 T16-E2
Renault 5 Maxi Turbo
Skoda 130LR
[Porsche 959]
Audi 90 B2 Quattro
Subaru Leone III RX Turbo
Autobianchi Y10 Turbo
Fiat Uno I Turbo
Ford Fiesta Mk II XR2
Ford Escort Mk III RS Turbo
Mercedes W201 190E 2.3-16
Renault 5 II GT Turbo
Toyota Starlet EP71
Toyota Corolla AE82 FX 16V
1984 Audi Sport Quattro
Citroen Visa 1000P
Lancia Rally 037 Evo
Mazda RX7 FB
Peugeot 205 T16
Daihatsu Charade G11 Turbo
Fiat Uno
Fiat Ritmo 138A9 130TC
Ford Sierra XR4i
Mazda 323 BD Turbo
Opel Kadett E 1.8 GSi
Peugeot 205 GTi
Renault 11 Turbo
Toyota Corolla AE86 GT
VW Golf Mk II GTi
1983 Audi Quattro A1
Audi Quattro A2
Citroen Visa Chrono
Nissan Silvia BS110 240RS
Opel Manta B 400
Renault 5 Turbo Tour De Corse
Toyota Celica TA64 TCT
[Opel Corsa A Sprint]
Audi 80 B2 Quattro Austin MG Metro Turbo
AWE Wartburg 353 W460
Citroen Visa GT
Ford Escort Mk III RS1600i
Opel Corsa A
Opel Kadett D GT/E
Renault 18 GTX
VW Golf Mk I GTi 1.8
1982 Citroen Visa Trophee
Lada 2105 VFTS
Lancia Rally 037
Nissan Silvia S110
Toyota Celica RA63 GT2000
[Alfa Romeo Sprint 6C]
[Ford Escort Mk III RS1700T]
[Peugeot 305 V6]
[Talbot Horizon]
Fiat Ritmo 138A2 105TC
Fiat Ritmo 138A3 125TC
Mazda 323 BD GT
Mitsubishi Lancer A175A Turbo
Renault 5 I Alpine Turbo

Groups 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Year launched Grand Touring cars Touring cars
Group 4: Special GT cars of 400 units per year Group 2: Touring cars of 1000 units per year
Group 3: GT cars of 3000 units per year Group 1: Series production Touring cars of 5000 units per year
1981 Audi Quattro
Mitsubishi Lancer A176A Turbo
Datsun Violet GT
Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV6
Nissan Silvia S110 Turbo
1980 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Turbodelta
Opel Ascona B 400
Renault 5 Turbo Cevennes
Mitsubishi Lancer A174A
Toyota Starlet KP61
Toyota Corolla TE71 GT
1979 Toyota Celica RA45 GT2000 Chrysler Sunbeam Lotus
Mercedes C107 500 SLC
1978 Porsche 911 SC Datsun Violet A10
Fiat Ritmo 138A2 75L
Mazda Savanna RX7
Opel Kadett C2 GT/E
Opel Ascona B 2.0
Opel Manta B GTE
Opel Monza 3.0
Saab 99 Turbo
Toyota Celica RA40 GT2000
1977 Renault Alpine A310 V6 AWE Wartburg 353 WR
Citroen CX2400 GTI
Ford Fiesta Mk I 1.6
Peugeot 104 ZS
1976 Ferrari 308 GTB
Fiat 131 Abarth
Lancia Stratos HF 24V
Porsche 930 Turbo
Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS
Fiat 131 Mirafiori
Renault 5 I Alpine
VAZ Lada 21011 1.6
VW Golf Mk I GTi
Group 4: Special GT cars of 500 units per year
Group 3: GT cars of 3000 units per year
1975 Datsun Violet 710 16V
Lancia Beta Monte Carlo
Peugeot 504 Coupe V6
Saab 99 EMS
Toyota Celica RA20 16V
Citroen CX2200
Ford Escort Mk II
Ford Escort Mk II RS
Opel Kadett C GT/E
Skoda 130 RS
1974 Fiat 124 Abarth Rally 16V
Lancia Beta Coupe
Lancia Stratos HF
Nissan Fairlady S30 260Z
Renault Alpine A310
BMW 2002 Turbo
Ford Escort RS2000
Datsun Violet 710
Polski Fiat 125p 1600
Seat 1430 Especial 1800
1973 Fiat 124 Abarth Rally
Porsche 911 RS
Toyota Corolla TE27
Citroen DS23
Mitsubishi Lancer A73
Saab 99
Simca Rallye 2
VAZ Lada 2103
1972 Renault Alpine A110 1.8 Alfa Romeo 2000 GT Veloce
Ford Escort Mk I Mexico
Datsun Bluebird 610
Renault 12 Gordini R1173
Toyota Celica RA20
Vauxhall HC Viva Magnum 2300
1971 Citroen SM série SB
Opel Ascona A SR
Opel Manta A
Saab 96 V4 1.8
Toyota Celica TA22
1970 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1.6
Lancia Fulvia Coupe 1.6 HF
Nissan Fairlady S30 240Z
Porsche 911 S/T
Porsche 914/6
Renault Alpine A110 1.6
Ford Escort Mk I RS1600
Mitsubishi Colt Galant A50
Polski Fiat 125p 1500
Seat 1430
VW 1302/1303 S
Group 3: GT cars of 500 units per year
1969 Opel GT/AL BMW 2002 Ti
Mini 1300
Peugeot 504
Volvo 142S
1968 Porsche 911 T Datsun Bluebird 510
Ford Escort Mk I Twin Cam
1967 Fiat 124 Sport Spider Fiat 125
NSU TT 1200
Opel Kadett B
Renault 8 Gordini R1135
Trabant P601
1966 Porsche 911 S AWE Wartburg 353
Citroen DS21
Porsche 911
Saab 96 V4
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