Video: Volkswagen Polo WRC car vs gold-medalist downhill skier

Volkswagen has released a new promotional clip pitting its mad Polo R WRC car against downhill skiing gold medalist Aksel Lund Svindal.

Filmed on a stunning strip of Norwegian tarmac stretching over 29km, Volkswagen’s Andreas Mikkelsen piloted the Polo R WRC beast through 27 hairpins in dramatic style.

With just a few stunts and surprises snuck in, we won’t tell you how it ends. Check it out below.

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Alexi is a contributing news journalist and junior road tester at PerformanceDrive. He has a passion and appreciation for the engineering in cars, as well as new technologies that lessen the impact on the environment. His dream cars are an M3 to drive to work, and a LaFerrari for the weekend.