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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 said to be adopting an all-wheel-drive system and a 250-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The information... read more

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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 


 
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 


 
Volkswagen Wörthersee 09 Polo GTI concept

Report: Volkswagen Polo R In The Works

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 4, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan rendering

Rendered: 2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan

With Ford’s new Fiesta Sedan and Hatchback set to do wonders for the Blue Oval in showrooms, and the very chic Fiat 500 just around the corner, Volkswagen would be smart to... read more April 26, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen Polo

2010 World And Performance Car Of The Year Winners Announced

Not to be outdone by the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards from the Detroit Auto Show, the organizers of the 2010 New York Auto Show are heavily promoting their... read more April 1, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen CrossPolo

2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: Volkswagen CrossPolo

Only a couple of days ago Volkswagen took the covers off its new Polo GTI and today, just a couple of weeks out from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the covers have come off from... read more February 19, 2010 by 


 
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