Group S Rally Cars
Theres lots of information about the Group B cars of the 80s but I have seen very, very little about Group S. They would have taken over from Group B, phased in, in 1987, and taking over from Group B in 1988.
However the banning of Group B also meant the end for Group S.
The striking thing is how similar Group S is to the WRC formula.
They were designed to allow virtually any manufactuer to enter the WRC, while the cars were supposed to be 'safer' and restricted in terms of Power/wings etc. unlike Group B.
Enignes of 300+BHP, with only 25 road cars needing to be produced for homologation.
Enigines could be 1.2 litre turbo or 2.5 atmo. Without restrictors however they would have produced well over 300BHP.
The little I've read/seen about Group S include a mid-engined Quattro, Carbon chassis Delta S4, Metro 6R4 with 'radical' powerplant whatever that may be and an Opel Astra/Kadett 4WD turbo among others.
Anyone got any information/pictures of these cars?