The 2020 Opel e-Corsa Rally is the first electric rally car. The FWD car has 100kW (134hp) and 260Nm (192 lb-ft), and a full roll cage.
The Mini John Cooper Works Rally for Dakar 2018 has a body based on the Countryman, and a dry sump 3-liter turbo I6 with 254kW (340hp) @ 3,250 rpm, and approximately 800Nm (590 lb-ft) @ 1,850rpm.
The Mini John Cooper Works rally will debut at Dakar 2017. The race car has a BMW 3-liter turbo-diesel I6, AWD, and a 6-speed sequential transmission.