2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

With the future multiplication of Hyundai buyers thirstily awaiting the approaching plunge of the 2012 Veloster, Hyundai fuels the excitation by teaming with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) and Red Crap to effort the car in the high-octane play of rallycross.

At the 2011 Chicago Machine Prove, Hyundai Drive America adds the Veloster coupe to its motorsports programme with the helper of sensation racer driver Rhys Millen, who fictitious and leave wash the get-go 500-horsepower AWD Hyundai Veloster rag car in the 2011 U.S. Rallycross Patronage. RMR and Hyundai are constructing a secondment Veloster exchange car that bequeath be a divided cod betwixt razz ace Marcus Dodd and reality platter freestyle cycle passenger Robbie Maddison. Millen and Maddison bequeath driving the Hyundai Veloster razz cars at Summertime X Games. A tierce Veloster razz car testament be constructed to contend in the 2WD year in express numeral of U.S. Rallycross Patronage events and leave be piloted by to-be-announced renown drivers.

“We flavour the Veloster is a double-dyed fit for X Games and the U.S. Rallycross Patronage serial as we amplify our motorsports efforts,” aforesaid Microphone O’Brien, v.p., Merchandise and Corporal Preparation, Hyundai Drive America. “The all-new 2012 Veloster is a playful, fun to effort car and thanks to Rhys and his squad we’re mad to enclose it to racing fans forward of its plunge this summertime. I teamed up with Rhys’ forefather, Rod, about xx eld ago for Hyundai’s master Pikes Eyeshade rebound curriculum, so it is gravid to be rachis in the athletics again with his son inspiring a new coevals.”

2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

“The Veloster Concept elysian me to extend Hyundai’s motorsports broadcast backrest into their routes of rallying,” aforesaid Millen, master racer and laminitis of RMR. “We’ve transformed the Veloster’s whippersnapper, stiff architecture into a bait car with an locomotive producing 500-horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torsion. We promise roughly of the functioning erudition’s from the Veloster rallycross curriculum birth a character in the growing of hereafter Veloster models.”

THE CHASSIS BUILD

12 RMR employees applied everything they recognize approximately fabricating racecars into the Hyundai Veloster rallying Car. The product Veloster was bare to denudate metallic and the anatomy exhausted fivesome years in an Base bathtub removing all galosh and adhesives. The frame was besides sew welded for added morphologic rigidness.

CARBON/KEVLAR BODY PANELS

Millen quick distinct to issue the already lightness angle Veloster and pass flush flatboat. His gang took molds of the Veloster eubstance panels to copy them out of c/Kevlar. The cowl, doors, poop panels, figurehead dashboard and bottom dashboard are all reinforced out of c/Kevlar. The c/Kevlar panels are 75 pct igniter than the mainsheet metallic they replaced. This weight-saving feeler is carried end-to-end the car without flexible its muscular curves and airfoil particular or obscure 3rd threshold.

2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

Downforce has been advance increased by a customs RMR behind flank. The cap is vented to scatter hotness. The curtail burthen for the car is 2,656 pounds.

INTERIOR

The home of the RMR Red Bullshit Hyundai Veloster bait car is unrecognisable from its origins as a well-found flashy coupe intentional with mundane drive in intellect. All consolation and contraption features are distant to pee way for a custom-fabricated eight-point refuge coop and firewall which reward the Veloster’s already besotted figure. Brace on the A and B pillars too tie into the effectiveness of the trunk. The safe coop is compulsory for rally and a Sparco racing buns foster protects the driver in the overhauled cockpit.

SUSPENSION

2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

The RMR Red Crap Hyundai Veloster rebound car utilizes a impost hiatus with lots of locomotion for the jumps rallycross cars sustain to shuffle.

WHEELS, TIRES AND BRAKES

2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

To insure that the enhanced powerhouse translates clear to rails functioning, RMR added tradition reinforced 18-inch HRE wheels and 245/40-18 Hankook Racing tires. Fillet index comes from 14-inch Alcon bracken rotors and six plunger Alcon calipers. The stallion c/Kevlar trunk is absorbed in a blusher dodging compounding of blueness, flannel and orangeness.

RALLYCROSS

A backwash consists of cinque rally-style cars jump and sliding on a route path made of paving and beat. Fivesome drivers aline to beginning immediately, navigation 500+ h.p. quatern rack thrust press cars done raceway dealings complete a thought-provoking short-circuit path that features jumps, unbanked turns, stain and paving. Apiece car mustiness likewise payoff a “Jokester” lap at roughly detail during their heating. A Turkey lap is a diminished detour – usually o’er a alternate – that adds a layer of volatility to the heating’s consequence, by ever-changing a driver’s scheme in an flash.

HYUNDAI VELOSTER RALLY CAR

2011 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car
  • Check weighting: 2,656 pounds
  • Locomotive: Hyundai 500-horspower four-cylinder turbocharged
  • Transmittance: Xtrac six-speed consecutive
  • Transferral showcase: Xtrac 4 roll crusade
  • Figurehead and arse differentials: Xtrac
  • Dangling: Proflex gargantuan helix ended
  • Strawman Brakes: 14-inch Alcon rotors with 6-piston Alcon calipers
  • Bottom Brakes: 12-inch Alcon rotors with 6-piston Alcon calipers
  • Wheels: 18 x 8.5-inch HRE
  • Tires: 245/40-18 Hankook racing weary
  • Seating and harnesses: Sparco
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