VIDEO: Volkswagen sets the Polo R WRC debut for 2013

The Germans from Volkswagen issued a press release announcing that the WRC version of Volkswagen Polo R will enter the competition in question in 2013. The Germans unveiled the VW Polo R WRC recently at an event in front of around 200 journalists and described the rally version as the hottest Polo of all the time.

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen claims that is quite hard to make a competitive rally car as the WRC have 13 rounds and your car have to adapt to various conditions such as frozen roads or blazing heat.

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Getting into the technical details, the new Volkswagen Polo R WRC packs a 1.6-liter TSI unit able to develop 296 horsepower. A massive carbon fiber wing is mounted in the rear while additional features include a sport suspension and other various aerodynamic components.

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

The German racer benefits from an all-wheel drive system and the new WRC regulations fit best Volkswagen’s philosophy, a strategy based on downsizing, high efficiency and reliability. Alongside the photo gallery, Volkswagen released a video presenting the WRC history of the model.

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs4donyiQgo

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