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Volkswagen Polo R

2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC car previewed; more power, lighter

Apr 13, 2016

Volkswagen has released a teaser sketch of the 2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC car, built to comply with 2017 WRC specifications. The new vehicle is designed to compete in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship,...

Volkswagen extends WRC commitment to end of 2019

Jun 11, 2014

Volkswagen has committed to its future in the FIA World Rally Championship at least until the end of 2019. Their first appearance in the sport was with the Polo R WRC in 2013. Volkswagen’s WRC...

AWD Volkswagen Polo R on the way, similar spec to Audi S1

May 09, 2014

Volkswagen is set to launch a super-hot Polo R as a little brother to the cracking Golf R. The performance hatch will come with a similar running gear as seen in the Audi S1 quattro....

Third Volkswagen Polo R joining WRC lineup in Portugal

Apr 11, 2013

After a very successful first-ever entrance in the World Rally Championship this year, Volkswagen has announced it will be introducing a third vehicle into the season at this weekend’s Rally of Portugal. Since its debut...

Volkswagen Polo R wins 2013 Rally of Mexico, 2nd win ever

Mar 11, 2013

After bringing home the gold in the Rally of Sweden a couple of weeks ago, the all-new Volkswagen Polo R WRC car is proving extremely competitive and has taken out the weekend’s Rally of Mexico....

Volkswagen Polo R rally team claims first ever WRC victory

Feb 12, 2013

In its second WRC event ever, the new Volkswagen Polo R WRC car has won its first victory during the weekend’s Rally of Sweden. Driven by Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, the team exceeded its...

Volkswagen Polo R coming with all-wheel drive?

Jan 02, 2013

Like the high performance Volkswagen Golf R, a possible Volkswagen Polo R is expected to come with an all-wheel drive system. This could potentially make it the quickest little pocket rocket on the market. According...

Volkswagen Polo R WRC special edition gets Golf GTI 2.0L turbo

Dec 11, 2012

To meet FIA homologation rules as part of VW’s plans to enter the WRC next year, the company has announced it will produce 2500 special edition Volkswagen Polo R WRC cars for the road. The...

Volkswagen Polo R production car to debut at Geneva

Oct 12, 2012

Volkswagen will unveil the all-new high performance Volkswagen Polo R at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March. This will be the company’s smallest super-hot hatch, at least before the Up! GT comes along later...

Volkswagen Polo WRC Street concept revealed at Worthersee

May 18, 2012

Volkswagen has unveiled two Polo concepts at the 31st GTI Meeting at Worthersee, Austria; the Volkswagen Polo WRC Street concept, which will spawn a production car, and the Polo R WRC rally car. The Volkswagen...

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