Sorry, but that's probably the most likely rally car.. Most Scandinavian rally drivers started out in one or has raced one at some point. They are still plentiful as we've seen here on jalopnik several times. And since most rally 240's have ended up with a turbo and a lot of weight stripping, they are quite fast. » 10/30/14 2:47am Yesterday 2:47am

When you have sub zero temperatures 6 months a year the snow doesn't melt, but gets packed hard on the road. Most of the time the studs don't reach down to the tarmac, but just to the harder layer below the fresh snow. That way a lot of roads don't get damaged, but snow tires without studs don't have as much grip.… » 10/27/14 5:26pm Monday 5:26pm

Love reading this, and not many people realize how many different issues you come across in rallying. It's also very inspiring for someone (like me) that want's to do some kind of motorsport one day, to see that it's possible with a good amount of work. » 10/14/14 5:28pm 10/14/14 5:28pm

Saw some raw footage of this testing at the Franciacorta circuit a while ago, and I have to say that it both looks and sounds awesome. Good to see something else than a regular hatch in rallycross. Beetles have a long history in rallycross (no, not a Porsche joke), and they're still used in some national… » 9/11/14 1:51am 9/11/14 1:51am