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12/04/17
Wolfsburg (D)
Models

The rally sports car: World premiere of the new Polo GTI R5

  • Super sporty variant of the new Polo GTI for global rallying
  • 200 kW / 272 PS turbo engine, four-wheel drive and safety package
  • FIA homologation in late summer, race debut planned for autumn 2018
  • presale of production model Polo GTI starts tomorrow

The stage is set for the rally GTI: The Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 enjoyed a successful world premiere. The four-wheel drive rally car for customer sports, which is based on the sixth and latest generation of the new Polo, was introduced to the public for the first time at the official driving presentation of the new Polo GTI in Mallorca (Spain) on Monday evening. The development of the new rally sports car incorporated the experience and know-how acquired whilst winning four world titles in the pinnacle of rallying, the WRC, from 2013 to 2016.

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