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What is the new Puma WRC hybrid?

The new Puma Hybrid will compete in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2022, under its new Rally1 regulations formula mandating plug-in hybrid powertrains and sustainable fuels. Engineered in conjunction with British motorsport engineering firm M-Sport, the Puma WRC cars will be built at M-Sport’s Cumbria base.

Is this the new Puma rally1 rally car?

COLOGNE, Germany - The M-Sport Ford World Rally Team (WRT) today revealed for the first time a prototype of the new Puma Rally1 rally car that will help usher in an exciting new era of electrified competition in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) from 2022.

How does the Puma WRC handle mud?

While it’s undramatic here at smooth-surfaced Goodwood, where the Puma WRC simply grips and goes, when the boost heaves in on slippery mud it’s a little bit more wild, Matthew says…

What happened to the Puma rally1 at Goodwood Festival?

Later in the Festival, the Puma Rally1 raced to 13 th position overall against all-comers in Goodwood’s final shootout. And there’s more to come. This is prototype number one of one so far. The next validation prototype will be even more sophisticated, and will weigh ‘150 to 180kg less than this car,’ Malcolm Wilson says.

Who is driving the Ford Puma hybrid WRC?

CAR clambers aboard the Ford Puma Hybrid WRC prototype for a passenger ride up Goodwood Hill on the Sunday at the Festival of Speed, with lead development driver Matthew Wilson at the wheel.

What does the new puma hybrid mean for rally1?

The new Puma Hybrid will compete in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2022, under its new Rally1 regulations formula mandating plug-in hybrid powertrains and sustainable fuels.

Why did Ford choose the Puma Fiesta for rally1?

The Fiesta has carried the Blue Oval’s hopes on the World Rally stage (s) since 2011 but as markets shift to crossovers, Ford has chosen the Puma as the model to benefit from the WRC’s marketing power in the new Rally1 era.

Who is driving the Puma rally1 prototype at Goodwood?

The electrifying performance of the Puma Rally1 prototype will from July 8-10 be demonstrated on the famous Goodwood hill climb, driven by M-Sport Ford WRT driver Adrien Fourmaux and M-Sport Ford test driver Matthew Wilson, before being used as a development car ahead of the 2022 season.

What is the new Puma WRC hybrid?

The new Puma Hybrid will compete in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2022, under its new Rally1 regulations formula mandating plug-in hybrid powertrains and sustainable fuels. Engineered in conjunction with British motorsport engineering firm M-Sport, the Puma WRC cars will be built at M-Sport’s Cumbria base.

What does the new rally1 have to do with the Puma?

The new car doesn’t share much in common with the Puma road car, however. The new Rally1 rules mean that, for the first time, very few parts of the bodyshell need to be shared with the production car.

Is this the new Puma for the M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship?

The M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship team is preparing to switch from the Fiesta to an all-new Puma for its 2022 World Rally Car.

What has happened to the Puma car?

Since then the car has undergone a series of rigorous tests in all conditions to prepare it for the new WRC season. The final iteration of the Puma was unveiled alongside rivals Toyota and Hyundai at WRC’s 2022 season launch at Hangar-7 in Salzburg, Austria in front of FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem.

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