Since 1977, a series of cars have gone down in history for accumulating the highest number of victories and titles in the World Rally Championship. It is the select club of the Lancia Delta, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Celica, Ford Focus and the Volkswagen Polo models. Don´t miss Top 5 Most Dominant Cars in WRC History
The WRC’s most dominating vehicle and leader of Top 5 Dominant Cars in WRC the Lancia Delta, is also considered the most iconic vehicle of all time. It holds a record of 46 wins (1987-1993) and ten titles, six consecutive Manufacturers´ World Championships (1987-1992) and four Drivers´ Championships with Juha Kankkunen (1987, 1991) and Miki Biasion (1988, 1989).
The Subaru Impreza 555 (1992-2008) remains the second car with the best track record thanks to its 46 victories, three Drivers’ World Championships (Colin McRae, 1995; Richard Burns, 2001; and Petter Solberg, 2003) and three Manufacturers‘ World Championships. (1995, 1996 and 1997).
The Toyota Celica (1988-1997) dethroned the hitherto invincible Lancia Delta, after 30 wins, three consecutive Drivers’ titles between 1992 and 1994 (Carlos Sainz, Juha Kankkunen and Didier Auriol) and two Manufacturers´ (1993 and 1994).
Ford Focus RS
The Focus RS WRC (1999- 2010) was the best car in 44 races, only two less than the record of the Lancia Delta, which enabled him to win two consecutive manufacturers’ Championships 2005 and 2006 with Marcus Gronholm and Mikko Hirvonen
Between 2013-2016, the Volkswagen Polo R WRC wielded absolute power over the WRC thanks to 43 wins and eight crowns, four Manufacturers´ and four consecutive Drivers´, largely by the magic of Seb Loeb. Of course, the German rocket is ranked among the Top 5 Dominant Cars in WRC
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