Build your own EVO200 Rally Replica Race Car – relive the golden era of motorsport, exclusive manufacturer of Evo200 kits, classic Ford RS200 shells, panels and parts. If you want to view an even rarer variant of the 'original' 6R4 have a look at the DAM4100, I've always been a huge fan of the Metro 6R4.

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And proper management (I'd run my lawn mower on DTA if I could) probably goes some way to making up for the RWD / AWD business in this instance. Only a handful of original 6R4s exist today, and even less are seen out in the wild. Hi , i came across the advert for your 6r4 replica and just wondered if it was an old add or was it still for sale Thanks Dave from guerin, dated 28 november 2016 l will interest for this car i like metro et i have five saab turbo from Ron harrison, dated 13 january 2016 Hello, Is the metro 6r4 still available and if so Would like to contact you. Jordan_Butters pilsbury69 ask and you shall receive: this is the guy behind the DAM4100's website: you know that the original 6R4 engine went on to power the Jaguar XJ220 supercar (albeit with twin turbo's) in later life? Certain add-on functionality by LW Addons. The fact that it's out there, being used and raced, and is built to an incredibly high standard is what makes it worthy of appreciation, real or not. roninrs211 Who pissed on your chips? This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. For the uninitiated, the Austin Metro (later known as the MG Metro and Rover Metro) was a diminutive front-wheel drive supermini produced from 1980 through to 1997. Dave, owner of Roden Garage in Shropshire, doesn’t just drive the car – he built it too. When I spotted Dave Higg’s wide-arched Metro bombing around the rally stage at Race Retro this year, I instantly knew it wasn’t a factory original 6R4 – the high-revving engine note instantly gave it … Of course I admire the work and craftmanship involved…, roninrs211 Jordan_Butters this is a "real comment" with a photo.

hope this helps I could see that it was immaculately finished and blisteringly quick. We're always very interested to hear your own stories as well as to receive your feedback. The custom race car sits on a tubular chassis and is powered by a 2.0 L K20A2 inline-four from a Civic Type R. The engine makes 450-500 horsepower thanks to a Garrett GTX3076R turbocharger and sends it through a Quaife sequential transmission.

The original MG Metro 6R4 is a bit of a rare beast; built from a space-frame tubular chassis, its sole purpose was to compete in Group B rallying. The owner doesn't pretend it's a factory 6R4, which is what counts. Sep 23, 2014 6,204 17,775 Ayrshire Scotland Funster No 33,478 MH Swift Kon-Tiki 640 Exp Since 1964 Gosh that makes me feel old. I assumed it was RWD while writing but after looking at my notes again, I don’t know for sure. At a time when turbocharging was the norm on the World Rally Championship stage, the Metro’s custom-built Rover V6 bucked the trend. The cabin is strictly-business. Wilwood calipers clamp down onto Escort Cosworth discs to ensure that the lightweight supermini comes to a halt as efficiently as it accelerates. Approximately 320bhp in a car that weighs around 800kg. Please, bombing around the rally stage at Race Retro,, A perfect combination, and a car that looks brilliant fun to drive. I think you misunderstood, the engineering and resulting vehicle is great. these cars only draw the eye of real car balls. TurboHippie Yes, Rallycross is probably why, as that's where a load went. a very good replica kit and quite cheap, we took moulds of the wings and arches after fettling them so if he hit it (which he did) we could just pop out a copy straight away. Subscribers  do not see these advertisements. We have helped 6R4 fans make ownership a reality by sourcing cars for them, as well as sourcing 6R4s for magazine … Not sure if that guy is trying to be rude or just sharing a picture lol. I beg to differ Jordan, an old work mate of mine had a black MG Metro turbo which was silly quick..... but I do admit it handled like a bucket of crap and er, after possibly cranking the boost up too much the turbo let go in spectacular fashion about 2 weeks after first getting the car! Since it is a 4-cylinder & probably RWD only , shouldn't it be called "4R2" now ? XD, To my knowledge the Metro 6R4 was not a spaceframe covered with plastic panels a'la Lancia, but instead it retained the centre part of the original Metro's steel monocoque including the roof, Yeah, definitely not a fibreglass-clad spaceframe.Here is a restoration of one of the originals: For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding.

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roninrs211 I'm surprised you didn't type this in all caps with grammatical errors... Jordan_Butters roninrs211 The 6R4 picture I posted is my old car, I'm not a fan of kit cars without the same performance of the originals drivetrain...If you are going through the effort to make a reproduction then do it all the way, at the very least have it all wheel drive.Just my opinion, after all this is a comments section. Great question. What’s more, because the original car was a fibreglass-clad spaceframe, they make for the ideal kit car, or replica. If you’re from the UK then you’ll more than likely know someone who owned a Metro. It’s the perfect period-correct exterior in which to hide this Metro’s more modern workings.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. What’s more, because the original car was a fibreglass-clad spaceframe, they make for the ideal kit car, or replica.

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Jordan ButtersInstagram: [email protected], More Rally related stories on Speedhunters, I saw that it was honda powered and thought... Poor 6R4, but then I realiased it was only a replica U0001f601. Jordan_Butters roninrs211 Right? Im fairly sure that most original 6R4s still used today are patched together with a bucket load of parts from other cars anyway. Love em, one of the best Group B cars ever! The good news though is that I've just bought some 6R4 wings and tailgate and a 40,000 mile 1989 Metro with MOT and Tax. It's never easy seeing the ugly side of one's heroes. The result? The difference is Spreadshirt has more color options and sells to countries outside the US while Amazon will allow for free shipping and only US.

A C32B to be exact. Power is transferred to the rear wheels via a Quaife sequential box and Gripper differential. Climb over the work-of-art rollcage and plonk yourself into the Cobra Imola PRO FIT seats and you’re faced with a flocked dash housing all manor of switches, gauges and instruments. That’s what made the 6R4 such an unbelievable and wild prospect. Thread starter ambulancekidd; Start date Aug 20, 2019; ambulancekidd. Supplier of Wössner Products. I started one, never finished it, always look back and wonder how many events I could have gone to and where I would be now if I had stuck with it but I was 17-18 and an idiot. The twisty stuff is tackled with the aid of double wishbone front suspension and trailing arm rear suspension, with coilovers all around. Between 205-220 genuine MG Metro 6R4 were built by Williams GP Engineering, depending on who you ask.

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