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Watch The Incredible All-Wheel Drive of A Modern WRC Car In Action

Modern WRC cars might not have the horsepower of their Group B grandfathers, but they are still hugely quick thanks to advances in their tires, suspension, and (as you can see here) all-wheel drive.

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Just look at how Jari-Matti Latvala steams out of this uphill right hander, grabbing and throwing dirt as he goes.

Actually, just watch all of this pre-Monte Carlo testing video. It is unreal how fast these guys can go on such narrow, uneven, gravel-strewn roads.

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