Prodrive Hunter: a 600 hp rally weapon for its London debut Car News

Why did you choose this sand color for the first car?

“It’s the Crown Prince’s choice and he’s the first customer. He thinks the car has to adapt to its surroundings, and now we’ve all seen that, we approve. We probably wouldn’t have chosen that, but I would say it works.” ”

Why is the road car more powerful than your competition machines?

“Mainly because it can be. Dakar regulations set limits on turbo boost, and the road car doesn’t have to. Because we build our engines from the ground up at Banbury, we know how durable the V6 is, so we gave it a bit more freedom.

Do you plan to change the T1 transmission for the road?

“It’s possible we’d like to make them a bit more relaxed on cruise, but we’re still deciding. We will learn a lot from the first cars.

Do you plan to sell road cars in the UK?

“We are not sure yet. But you wouldn’t bet against a BRX appearing in London one day, even if imported by an owner who lives elsewhere.

Previous Prodrive road cars

2000 Subaru Impreza P1: Drawing on its experience driving Subaru rally cars, Prodrive was commissioned to design the original Impreza WRX STi for sale in Europe. A bespoke suspension tune, anti-lock brakes and wheels designed by Peter Stevens were the main changes.

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