Do I need a specially prepared car?

Both everyday road cars and purpose-built "Specials" can be used in motorkhanas. At most events, classes cater for varying types and sizes of vehicles. Cars must comply with basic safety requirements, but no special equipment is required. Obviously, steering, tyres and braking must be in safe condition, and the vehicle should be reliable.

Tyres are about the only part of the vehicle likely to suffer any wear, and some competitors use a spare set of wheels and tyres for competition, especially on a bitumen surface.