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In the ab­sence of Volk­swa­gen, the spot­light falls on the 2016 run­ner-up to pro­vide a man­u­fac­tur­ers’ bench­mark. And the Korean firm is def­i­nitely up for the task this sea­son – es­pe­cially with such a ca­pa­ble driver line-up. Michel Nan­dan’s team has evolved bril­liantly since it ar­rived in the cham­pi­onship three years ago and build­ing three new World Rally Cars (not to men­tion an R5 car) in as many years hasn’t fazed the fledg­ling squad in the slight­est. Hyundai’s new car comes with the most carry over of all the 2017 ma­chin­ery – and, with the pace of last year’s car, that might

be no bad thing.

Hyundai’s third WRC car looks its best yet

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