Instead, an uncapped power version was completed for domestic competition with the model practically unbeatable.
With over 600plus bhp the car has sealed its place as one of the most powerful competition cars to ever compete on a rally stage.
With memories of the 1980s inked in his memories, CAR S.O.S host Tim Shaw said restoring the iconic model was probably the “highlight of his life”.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, he added: “We actually had David Gillanders who won it in that particular car [on the show].
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