Volkswagen teases 2017 Polo R WRC

Lighter, wider and with more power, here's the next World Rally Championship challenger from VW

Overdrive April 13, 2016 20:03:34 IST
Volkswagen teases 2017 Polo R WRC

The 2017 World Rally Championship regulations allow for cars with more power, reduced maximum weight, and more aerodynamic freedom. Which means that we're likely to see faster times, more dramatic cars, and should more manufacturers hop on board, more diversity in the sport too. And it's reigning world champions Volkswagen who have first unveiled their 2017 WRC challenger.

The new Volkswagen Polo R WRC will produce 385 PS of power, which is 60PS above the current car. It will also be 25kg lighter at 1175kg, and 50mm wider than the...

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