Rhys Millen Hyundai Rally Car

September 22, 2010 at 7:05 pm

Rhys Millen has put together a Hyundai WRC rally car which appears to be based on an old Accent, but it’s hugely capable!

It’s got a turbocharged a four-cylinder engine which makes 500+ hp. The power is sent to all four wheels via a racing Xtrac 6-speed sequential transmission. The car weighs only 2,805 pounds and is fitted with 13.5-inch Brembo brakes and 18 x 8-inch Enkei wheels and 245/40-18 tires.

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“We’ve really benefited from our Genesis Coupe Formula Drift partnership with Rhys, and so we’ve decided to expand on that with this move into Rallycross,” said John Krafcik, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “Our participation this year is all about learning the ropes of this new series. Next year, we’ll campaign with an all-new car that’s also going to be an exciting entry to Hyundai’s U.S. production lineup.”
“I’m excited to be stepping back into the world of rally,” said Rhys Millen, professional race driver and founder of Rhys Millen Racing. “It has been six years since I was involved with the inaugural X Games rally event and now with rallycross here in the U.S., what better way to prove the performance and power of the Hyundai brand.”