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– Choice of colours and graphic patterns underline just how similar the new rally car is to the standard GTI models
– Initial delivery of the Polo GTI R5 to customers starting from November

The Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 has a new look. The final livery for the 200-kW (272-PS) rally car is a reinterpretation of the spectacular optics that were also realised in the Golf GTI TCR touring car. Read More »

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– Defending champion from Sweden wins second WRX title with victory in Austin
– Rallycross record holder Kristoffersson: nine wins from ten races so far this season
– Volkswagen Polo R Supercar remains the dominant force in WRX

He has done it again! Johan Kristoffersson (S) has claimed his second title in the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin (USA). Read More »

– 15 cars sold to privateer teams in Europe and South America
– Production-based rally car has a performance of 200 kW (272 PS) and four-wheel drive
– Competitive debut with two Polo GTI R5 at WRC event in Spain

After the Polo R WRC comes the Polo GTI R5. With the World Rally Car version of the Polo, the Volkswagen works team won four FIA World Rally Championship titles between 2013 and 2016. Read More »

– Pebble Beach: I.D. R Pikes Peak stars at the Concours d’Elegance
– Formula 3 European Championship: Daniel Ticktum maintains his lead – Jüri Vips now second overall
– TCR Asia: One-two-three for the GTI TCR in Korea Read More »

– Electric race car completed test phase in Germany, France and the USA
– Converted Golf GTI TCR as technology carrier at the start of development
– Romain Dumas drove the full 19.99 kilometres at Pikes Peak for the first time in the race

It was all over after exactly 7:57.148 minutes. With Romain Dumas at the wheel, the I.D. R Pikes Peak crossed the finish line in the world’s most famous hill climb. A record-breaking sprint that lasted 19.99 kilometres, preceded by numerous tests over a distance of 4,000 kilometres – spread over six months. Read More »

– WRX: Sixth win of the season! Johan Kristoffersson unbeatable again in Canada
– TCR Germany: Another podium for Benjamin Leuchter in the Golf GTI TCR
– Classic Days Schloss Dyck: I.D. R Pikes Peak makes its German debut Read More »

– Electric racing car comes to iconic event in Jüchen as a double record holder
– Autostadt presents I.D. R Pikes Peak along with numerous racing legends
– Video: development history of the I.D. R Pikes Peak – from the idea to the record-breaking drive

From 03 to 05 August the time has come: the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak will make its debut in Germany at the 13th Classic Days at Schloss Dyck. Read More »

– Route of hill climb in the US state of Colorado between 2,862 and 4,302 metres above sea level, making it a unique aerodynamic challenge
– Open regulations for the development of Volkswagen’s first fully-electric racing car
– I.D. R Pikes Peak generates more downforce than the actual weight of the car Read More »

– Doubly tough test: Polo GTI R5 to make its debut at the Rally Spain
– Homologation on 01 October: Longer tests to ensure fully-developed customer car

The ideal rally at which to make a debut: Volkswagen will make its first competitive outing with the Polo GTI R5 at the Rally Spain (25 to 28 October 2018). The 200-kW (272-PS) car for customers competing in rallies around the world – such as those in the WRC 2 category, the European Rally Championship and national championships – will be given a baptism of fire at the most diverse rally in the FIA World Rally Championship. Read More »

– Electrically-powered super sports car unveiled: The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak
– Volkswagen sets sights on record for electric cars on Pikes Peak
– Huge acceleration: Faster than Formula 1 and Formula E in a sprint

A new era for Volkswagen in motorsport: The brand unveiled its fully-electric super sports car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak, today. With 500 kW (680 hp), 650 Nm of torque and weighing less than 1,100 kg, the super sports car will take on the iconic Pikes Peak hill climb in Colorado Springs, USA, on 24 June 2018. Read More »