Personally this is how I think Hyundai should do things.
They dominated rally.
Acura/Honda, Toyota and BMW are in touring.
Go into touring, blow the doors off the competition DIRECTLY.
Unfortunately though the Accent hasn't been doing all that well against the Subaru WRX. Though to be honest, sometimes, having less weight isn't all that good. Hyundai has cut weight drastically by switching to the Accent, but I personally think the Accent was too light of a car to throw on the rally tack to compete with the WRX. Not to dis an Accent or nothing. I think a more reasonable car for rallying is a Tiburon or Elantra GT.
One reason is when your in the air you want to hit the ground ASAP. In case theres a turn coming up = more braking needed, and the simple fact that your not going faster in the air, you are decreasing speed. Less weight, less pull to the earth, more hang time, simple as that.
Not saying now a 4,000 pound truck would be better either. Cause now you are loosing agility of a smaller car, as well as power to weight difference. I think the Tiburon had to be the perfect balance of all these factors, and why it did so well.
Then again all facts come from games such us Top Gear Rally, GT series and heck I drive a heavy Sonata that is so sluggish and bad handling in comparison to my old Tiburon.
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