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Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot206WRC
No. 19702
Series R/C Mini 4WD
Chassis(s) TR-1 Chassis
Release Date July 17, 2002
The Peugeot 206 WRC (Japanese: プジョー206 WRC, Pujō Tsūoishikkusu Daburuārushī) is a R/C Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya on July 17, 2002.

It is based on Peugeot Sport's Peugeot 206 WRC world rally car, specifically the WRC2000 variant that was used in the 2000 World Rally Championship season.

General info Edit

The 206 WRC featuring the 3-door hatchback body design, with a rear spoiler and a rooftop air intake on it. Compare to the road-legal 206, the 206 WRC's body was much wider. The body decals is based on the one used on the Monte Carlo Rally of the 2000 WRC season.

The bodyshell is molded in Peugeot silver.

It comes with the small diameter 6-spoke RC-type wheels with the black RC slick tires. As part of the first 6 minicars in the line-up, it comes with the R/C system.

About the real-life car the Mini 4WD is based on Edit

The Peugeot 206 WRC was introduced as the rally car for Peugeot Sport (as Peugeot Esso at that time) from 1999 to 2003. It is a successor to the Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 Evo 2 Group B rally car.

Compare to the normal 206, it has a 2.0 liter turbo-charged inline-4 engine that is capable of produces about 300 horsepower and 469 lb-ft (within the specification by FIA) and is mated to a 6-speed automatic-manual gearbox with steering paddles. Instead of the front-wheel-drive, the 206 WRC has the four-wheel drive drivetrain.

For the 2000 WRC season, François Delecour drove number 9 and 18 with his co-driver Daniel Grataloup, while Gilles Panizzi drove car numbers 10 and 19 with his co-driver Hervé Panizzi. Marcus Grönholm also entered in numbers 10 and 16 to conquer both the driver's and manufacturer's championship; Peugeot had also won the 1999 manufacturer's title.

Technical info Edit

Variant Body Chassis Wheels Tires Motor Dimensions Gear

Standard
wt. R/C System

(19702)

Color: Peugeot Silver
Material: PS

Type: TR-1
Frame: Black, ABS
A parts: Black, ABS

Size: Small
Type: RC-Type
Spoke: 6
Fitment: Squared
Color: White
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Small
Type: RC Slick
Color: Black
Material: Med. Elastomer

Standard (Carbon Brushes)

Length: 154
Width: 79
Height: 48

5:1

See also Edit

World Rally Cars Edit

External links Edit

Tamiya Japan Edit

R/C Mini 4WD series
2000 Subaru Impreza WRC 2002 · Peugeot 206 WRC · Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII WRC · ZENT Tom's Supra · Calsonic Skyline GTR-2002 · Raybrig NSX 2002 · Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe Flatnose · Beams Integra · Nissan 350Z · Lindwurm-Rider · Cobalt-Gunner
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