WHY 2WD?

Fast Ford - - 2wd Sierra Sapphire Cosworth -

The Sap­phire is prob­a­bly best known to be the Cos­worth-badged Sierra that in­tro­duced the op­tion of 4WD into the equa­tion, ho­molo­gated in this spec in or­der for Ford to win even more ral­lies in its equiv­a­lent string of su­per­suc­cess­ful rally cars. So why has Ja­son opted for an ex­am­ple that merely pow­ers the rear wheels?

“To me, the 2WD cars are a lot more fun and a lot more about the driver. My car loves fir­stand sec­ond-gear ac­cel­er­a­tion, whereas all the 4x4 ver­sions I’ve driven through­out the years feel like a lit­tle del­i­cate un­der load. I guess I just like liv­ing on the edge and that’s what this car is all about…”

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