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Teaser for 2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car

2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC teased

It’s still early days in the 2016 motorsport season but Volkswagen is already previewing its contender for the 2017 World Rally Championship. There’s a lot at stake as the next season will see Toyota make its return to the sport. VW has been the dominant force in WRC since it returned... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Polo GTI

More Powerful Volkswagen Polo GTI Headed For Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen recently introduced a mild facelift for its Polo subcompact sold overseas, but missing from the updated lineup was the sporty Polo GTI variant. The German... read more September 18, 2014 by


 
2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

VW Allegedly Confirms All-Wheel-Drive Polo R

Volkswagen’s new Golf R looks set to receive a little brother based on the Polo subcompact sold overseas. Likely to be called the Polo R, the latest VW hot hatch is... read more January 22, 2014 by


 
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


 
 

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