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Volkswagen demos the epic VW Beetle GRC (more in-depth)

Remember the Volkswagen Beetle GRC teaser from last week with rally driver Tanner Foust? Volkswagen has now released a longer video demonstrating more of its performance along with some details discussed by key figures.

You get to see the mental Beetle whipping around and performing some classic rally car drifts and jumps. It’s powered by a 1.6-litre TSI turbo four-cylinder engine producing 405kW, derived from the engine used in the Polo WRC car.

Take a look below. We get the feeling more trailers and videos will be released over the coming weeks.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.