Ford Fiesta R5

At nearly the same level of performance but only 40% of the price, this could be the future of the World Rally Championships.  Its AWD, Turbo charged, sequential, and crazy legit.

Proposed Technical Specifications (from Msport)

Engine: M-Sport developed 1.6 Turbo, direct injection powerplant, FIA regulated 32mm restrictor. Life Racing engine control unit and power management systems.
Bodyshell: M-Sport designed bespoke rollcage as per FIA R5 regulations. R5 Aero Package.
Transmission: Sadev 5 Speed Sequential Gearbox mated to Sadev front and rear differential units.
Suspension: Front and Rear MacPherson struts with Reiger external reservoir dampers, three way adjustable. Front and rear anti roll-bar options.
Uprights: Machined Aluminium uprights of a universal design – strengthened suspension links.
Interior: FIA 8862 Standard Competition Seats with 6 point HANS compatible harnesses. AP Racing ‘fly by wire’ fully adjustable pedal box. Life Racing fully functional drivers display controlled by a membrane switch panel.
Fuel System: ATL 80 Litre competition standard fuel tank, centrally mounted.
Brakes: AP Racing Forged 4 piston front and rear calipers. Gravel 300 x 28 mm ventilated discs / Asphalt 355 x 32 mm ventilated discs. Hydraulic Handbrake.
Wheels: Gravel – 7″ x 15″ wheels / Asphalt – 8″ x 18″ wheels.

Bill Caswell is a self-taught racing driver, mechanic, and fabricator, and rose to internet fame taking a $500 Craigslist BMW to a World Rally Championship event in Mexico in March of 2010. His exploits have featured in places like ESPN Magazine, Grassroots Motorsports, NPR Radio, Wired.com and Jalopnik.com. A lifelong fan of rally and motorsport, Caswell famously believes nothing to be impossible.