So it does exist. It really does. It moves, pops, bangs and skids. And it looks like a rally car. Admittedly, a rally car on small wheels, but a rally car - and possibly even a World Rally Car. Hyundai has arrived. Again.
In October, chairman Chung's son stood up and committed South Korea's biggest carmaker to a World Rally Championship return. Since then, however, in the following two months, there's been absolute silence. Nothing. Nada. So quiet in fact, that the folk over the border in Pyongyang have looked positive chatty by comparison.
And then this: would I like to come to Frankfurt for a ride in the car?
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David Evans is the rallies editor of Autosport and Motorsport News. A successful rally driving father ensured an early introduction to motorsport and, fascinated as he was by rallying, the fourth estate was of equal interest. Having read (or at least looked at the pictures) from the age of two, he joined <i>Motoring News</i> in 1996 and later moved to Autosport in 2002.@davidevansrally More features by David Evans