Car presentation 2023

Ford Fiesta WRC - 2013, Gr. WRC - Yannik Neuville/Joshua Sonnet

Thierry Neuville's collection of rally cars also includes the Ford Fiesta WRC he drove in the World Rally Championship in 2013. His brother Yannick Neuville will drive it at the Eifel Rally Festival. Yannick is an active rally driver himself and drove in the Opel Adam Rally Cup in Germany in 2014 and 2015. Mehr >

Audi 200 Quattro - 1987, Gr. A - Harald Demuth/

Harald Demuth has been coming to the Eifel Rally Festival for many years and Audi Tradition is happy to give him one of their irreplaceable originals to drive, because Harald manages the balancing act between fast and careful perfectly. Mehr >

Citroen DS3 WRC - 2012, Gr. WRC - Tom Heindrichs/Danny Müller

Thierry Neuville is a clever fellow and started collecting and restoring the cars of his own career in time. This Citroën DS3 WRC is one of them. His half-brother Tom Heindrichs will drive it at the Eifel Rally Festival. The Citroën is being prepared at the company Life-live in St. Mehr >

Volvo P122 S - 1961, Gr. 2 - Jürgen Noll/Paul Tenberge

This Volvo P122 S has already been used in motor sports in Sweden and Denmark during the 1980s. It was only when Jürgen Noll purchased the car from Denmark, he turned it into a replica of the former works cars. Work on the Amazon began in 2006. After its restoration, Noll used the car on many regularity rallies. Mehr >

OPEL Ascona A - 1976, Gr. 2 - Michiel Lutz/Olav Janssen

In 1998, Michel Smeets started looking for an Opel Ascona A to enter the Slowly Sideways events. After a while he found an old rally car which was reduced to not much more than the body shell and the roll cage. Mehr >

AUDI 80 Quattro - 1984, Gr. A - Volker Eckl/

John de Heijde built his own replication of a very rare Group B car: an Audi 80 Quattro. Anyone wondering why this rather standard car is listed as a Group B car, here is the answer. Mehr >

VW Golf 1 GTI - 1979, Gr. 2 - Astrid Weis/Jos Huibers

Three things came together. A family with a passion for motor sports, growing up in a car dealership (Saab, later Audi/VW) in Luxembourg, and already at the age of five it was clear: to race like Stig Blomqvist in a rally car over gravel, ice and snow through the woods. Mehr >

Porsche 911 SC 3,0 - 1982, Gr. 4 - Fred Walter/Klaus Hucke

In search of a rally 911 that was as true to the original as possible in terms of appearance, but also competitive, Fred Walter found this car in Corsica in 2022. From a 1977 base car, the previous owner had the Porsche 911 SC 3.0 built up into a Gr. Mehr >

Peugeot 205T16 - 1984, Gr. B - Erich Müller/Stefan Zabernig

The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16's first rally was the 1984 Tour de Corse. While Ari Vatanen was going for overall victory and went off the track in the rain, Jean-Pierre Nicolas' task was to gain experience with the new car and get to the finish, which he managed with fourth place. Mehr >

Autobianchi A112 Abarth - 1984, Gr. A - Quentin Leibel/Albert Leibel

Quentin and Albert Leibel have been driving this original Autobianchi A112 often in historic events since 2017, commemorating the Autobianchi Trofeo Cup. Mehr >