At the Frankfurt Motor Show Volkswagen presented the Polo R WRC, a little car with a big 300Hp heart.And in case you were wondering it is now official, VW goes WRC.
What made them want to get in this kind of racing? Well the new regulations that say you need a 1.6l turbo engine and direct injection to race(of course this is all ecological, they also say it is about minimizing the costs but that didn`t stop anyone before these rules were in place)
The Volkswagen WRC car is build on a Polo, it has a 1.6l TSI engine that develops 300Hp and 350Nm of torque while it weighs 1200kg. Equipped with all wheel drive and a sequential transmission, the Polo will do some damage in the rally with a proper driver.
Of course it also meets the FIA security measures, from a rollcage, seats, 6point seat belts and other important elements.
Now we just have to wait and see when they`ll line up to the start line.
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