The Red Bull Kamaz 4326 is a huge powerhouse of a thing capable of conquering the toughest races on the plant including the Dakar rally.
Featuring a 16.5 Litre diesel engine that produces nearly 1,000bhp, this is sent to the road through a 16-speed gearbox meaning that the Kamaz is capable of massive speed on the most extreme of surfaces.
The Kamaz 4236 was recently seen shredding the legendary Goodwood hillclimb under the careful control of Russian lunatic Ayrat Mardeev, who won the Dakar truck cartagory in 2015. This time he was sent to Finland to face a new challenge in the form of the VW Polo R WRC.
The Polo R WRC was piloted by the ‘Flying Finn’ Jari-Matti Latvala, who is a three-time Rally Finland winner.
This epic duel of literally David vs Goliath took place in the Ouninpohja stage of Rally Finland which has long been a key event in the WRC season. The ultra- narrow roads and landmark Yellow House attract huge crowds to the rally event each year.
Thankfully the little Polo R didn’t get squashed by the huge Kamaz, what the Polo R did get was massive air:
These two vehicles whilst built for the same basic purpose, to cover ground off-road as quickly as possible couldn’t be further apart when it comes to engine size, the Polo R is equipped with a 1.6 litre engine and the Kamaz with a 16.5 litre engine.