• V4-powered Saab 96 very much at home in the snow of Sweden

Saab’s Rally Experience

October 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Fulvio Bacchelli driving a Fiat Abath 131 won the 1977 Rally of New Zealand, but considerable attention went on the Finnish driver Ari Vatanen who took part in a Ford Escort RS1800. Vatanen finished second after having dropped from first place on day one to 32nd following an off-road excursion. Vatanen, who was to become [...]

  • In 1987, it was champagne on the ramp for winners Mikkola and Hertz

1987 Audi Quattro

April 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the early 1980s, the 4WD revolution initiated by the Audi Quattro took the world of rallying by storm, and when the Group B era came to an end, four-wheel drive cars had been victorious on all WRC events bar one. Only the Safari Rally, the toughest round of the World Championship, remained as the [...]