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2015 Kitzbühel Alpine Rally

A Look Back At The 2015 Kitzbühel Alpine Rally: Video

Each year, for close to three decades, the Kitzbühel Alpine Rally has been taking place in Austria and sees some of Europe’s most notable classic cars come out for some sun, a little driving and some getting acquainted with a new generation of fans. The Volkswagen Group, one of the... read more

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Volkswagen Polo R WRC at the 2013 Rally Monte Carlo

Volkswagen Polo R WRC Finishes Second On Debut

Volkswagen’s Polo R WRC rally car finally made its motorsport debut this past weekend, having taken part in the Rally Monte Carlo in Europe and thus marked the... read more January 21, 2013 by 

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R Could Get All-Wheel Drive: Report

Volkswagen recently revealed its long-awaited Polo R, the sportiest version of the Polo subcompact sold overseas. The new car, whose official title is Polo R WRC, just like... read more January 3, 2013 by 

Volkswagen's Polo R WRC in shake down testing

Volkswagen's Polo R WRC Plays On Asphalt: Video

Just yesterday we brought you details on the Volkswagen Polo R WRC racer, set to make its competition debut at the Monte Carlo Rally, scheduled to kick off on January 15... read more December 11, 2012 by 

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC race car

Volkswagen Reveals 2013 Polo R WRC Racer

After announcing its entry to the World Rally Championship in May of last year, Volkswagen has finally revealed the race car that it hopes will take it to WRC glory in 2013... read more December 10, 2012 by 

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

2013 VW Polo R WRC Car Spawns Road-Going Version: Forbidden Fruit

After years of waiting, Volkswagen has finally added a high-performance ‘R’ variant to its Polo subcompact range, but instead of launching it as a standalone... read more December 10, 2012 by 

Volkswagen's Polo R WRC Street concept.

Volkswagen Polo R Set For 2013 Geneva Motor Show Debut

A hotted up ‘R’ version of the Volkswagen Polo, essentially a smaller version of the recently launched Golf R, has been rumored to be in development for close to... read more October 11, 2012 by 

Volkswagen's Polo R WRC Street concept.

VW Showing GTI And Polo R WRC Street Concepts At Wörthersee

The annual “GTI Meeting at Wörthersee” is a must-attend event for VW fans throughout Europe. Billed as “the largest GTI event in the world”... read more May 17, 2012 by 

Volkswagen Polo Blue GT

Volkswagen Polo Blue GT Is First Car With Four-Cylinder Deactivation Tech

Volkswagen is setting out to prove that green econo cars can be sporty too with its latest Polo Blue GT model that is making its world debut today at the 2012 Geneva Motor... read more March 6, 2012 by 

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC live photos

Volkswagen Polo R WRC Begins Testing: Video

World Rally Championship racing is heating up even as other categories appear to be struggling: MINI recently revealed its new entry for the 2013 season, and Fiat’s... read more November 4, 2011 by 

German driver sets new Guiness parallel parking record

German Driver Sets New Parallel Parking World Record: Video

English stunt driver and general behind-the-wheel-badass Russ Swift once held the record for parallel parking a car in the smallest space between two others. He did it... read more August 4, 2011 by 

2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI

Report: Volkswagen To Announce WRC Entry With Polo Hatchback

Expected to do battle against the likes of the MINI Cooper and Ford Fiesta as well as a throng of French models in next year’s World Rally Championship (WRC) will be... read more March 10, 2011 by 

Giugiaro Italdesign Volkswagen Golf and Polo concepts leaked

Giugiaro/Italdesign Volkswagen Concepts Leak Before Geneva

A pair of Volkswagens--both Golf and Polo--in Giugiaro-styled Italdesign concept form have emerged from the ever-leaky European patent office a week ahead of their scheduled... read more February 22, 2011 by 

Audi A1 1.4 TFSI live photos

Report: True Quattro Audi S1, AWD VW Polo R Could Be In The Works

The unveiling of the Audi A1 1.4 TFSI left some a bit disappointed, despite its 185-horsepower output and sportier styling. We wanted an S1, and we got a front-wheel-drive... read more October 14, 2010 by 

2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan unveiled in Russia

2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan Unveiled In Russia

We've been hearing rumblings now for some time that the Volkswagen Polo might make it to the U.S. (check out our remarkably prescient preview rendering here), but in order to... read more June 2, 2010 by 

Volkswagen Polo R rendering

Rendered: Volkswagen Polo R Hot-Hatch

Back in March Volkswagen established a new division to handle development and sales for all future models designated under the company’s R performance label. While the... read more May 11, 2010 by 


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