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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

VW testing Polo R but undecided on production

Volkswagen in the summer unveiled a new generation of its Polo subcompact. The most potent model is the Polo GTI with 197 horsepower on tap, but an even spicier Polo R has not been ruled out. The German automaker unveiled a prototype Polo R in 2014. The car was based on the previous-generation Polo... read more

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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI spy shots

With the recent demise of the Phaeton, Volkswagen’s Polo is now the oldest model in the lineup. The current model was first shown as far back as the 2009 Geneva auto... read more August 28, 2016 by


 
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... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze Concept at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

VW previews subcompact crossover with T-Cross Breeze concept

Does the world need a pint-size crossover that happens to be a convertible? Probably not, but such an attention-grabbing concept could give Volkswagen some traction ahead of... read more February 29, 2016 by


 
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... read more June 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

New Volkswagen Polo R WRC Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Motorsport Season

Volkswagen will be out to claim its third consecutive title in the grueling competition known as the World Rally Championship, with a new version of its Pole R WRC. The new... read more January 16, 2015 by


 
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


 
 

 
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