The rally project was created during two months of hard work by Kieron Barter of Funky Lemon, a design company based in Ipswich, UK. The finished product was displayed to general approval at the convention of the UK Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The diorama - complete with its black-and-gold Citroen DS3 display base - will be shown at various venues to celebrate the WRC wins gained by Sebastien Loeb and his co-driver, Daniel Elena.
The latest Citroen DS3 WRC is built by Citroen Racing, and is based on the three-door DS3 hatchback, which has replaced the previous Citroen rally-winner, the highly successful C4 WRC. The DS3 is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre engine, developed specifically for the purpose.
Carrera DS3 slot car here.
Thanks to Car Buzz for the headsup on the DS3.
1:43 scale Citroen C4 does a yump (above) and heads at high speed for a bend (below).
The real thing (below) in main sponsor Red Bull colours.
Sebastien Loeb drove a DS3 at the 2012 Acropolis Rally (above) and the Monte Carlo Rally below).