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Volkswagen says Polo R won't happen
A Volkswagen representative has ruled out the possibility of coming out with an R version for the recently facelifted Polo.
Dec 10 2014
Volkswagen Polo GTI and Polo R renderings by Theophilus Chin
Malaysian automotive manipulator Theophilus Chin digitally imagined a GTI version of the recently facelifted Volkswagen Polo, along with an even more powerful R modification
May 05 2014
Volkswagen Polo R prototype has 250 HP, could go into production - report
Rumors about a Volkswagen Polo R have been swirling for years, but Autobild was recently given a chance to drive a prototype.
Jan 22 2014
Volkswagen Polo R WRC debuts Wednesday in Rally Monte Carlo
Volkswagen will be starting its WRC adventure on Wednesday when the Rally Monte Carlo commences.
Jan 14 2013
OFFICIAL: Volkswagen Polo R WRC launched [videos]
Volkswagen has introduced the WRC version of the Polo R in Monaco last weekend. Rally debut in January.
Dec 10 2012
OFFICIAL: Volkswagen Polo R WRC Street revealed
Volkswagen has unveiled the limited edition Polo R WRC Street, capable of hitting a top speed of 151 mph.
Dec 10 2012
Volkswagen Polo R coming to Geneva - report
In a recent interview, Volkswagen's head of research and development confirmed the Polo R will be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show.
Oct 10 2012
VW Polo R WRC Street and Race versions revealed
At the 31st GTI Meeting at Wörthersee, Austria, Volkswagen debuted the Polo WRC Street concept car and Polo R WRC road-going prototype.
May 17 2012
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Watch a Polish Polo rally prototype with 400hp in action [video]
In preparation for the 2012 FIA European Hill-Climb Champion season, Polish racer Paul Dytko and his team has taken it upon themselves to build their own Volkswagen Polo rally car.
Dec 16 2011
Volkswagen Polo R WRC testing begins [video]
Testing began in Germany with two-time WRC champion Carlos Sainz at the wheel along with Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, member of the VW board of management for technology who also shared the driving duties.
Nov 04 2011
VW likely to produce Polo R based on WRC car for 2013 - report
Polo R WRC entry in 2013 makes a road-going Polo R variant a more likely proposition for VW.
May 16 2011
VW wavers on the Polo R - report
While technically feasible, pricing the Polo R in the VW lineup would pose a problem.
Feb 14 2011
Audi still planning S1 to go with VW's Polo R - both will be all-wheel drive
Volkswagen Group will convert its PQ25 platform to build all-wheel drive Polo R and Audi S1 models.
Oct 14 2010
Audi S1 and VW Jetta R confirmed, Polo R reports rejected
Dr. Ernst Linder, the technical chief of the Polo GTI, has confirmed Volkswagen will introduce a Jetta R and an Audi S1. He also dismissed rumors of a possible Polo R. Full coverage inside.
May 21 2010
Volkswagen Polo R version due in 2012
Polo R set to come with a 1.6 liter turbocharged engine with around 210 bhp (156 kW). The model will not be an all-wheel drive like the Golf R due to the Polo's PQ25 platform which does not allow for it.
May 04 2010
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