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The Polo GTI R5 – the rally Polo for customer sport – is available now. Future owners were able to experience the hottest Polo up close and personal on a very special taxi ride.

Secret meeting with the new rally Polo
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Volkswagen presented the Polo GTI R5 to its first customers at a restricted test facility in northern Germany.
Miguel Carrizosa, President and Managing Director of Diesa S.A., local Volkswagen importer in Paraguay
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A long journey – Miguel Carrizosa travelled from Paraguay, to get to know the Polo GTI R5..
Secret meeting with the new rally Polo
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The Volkswagen Motorsport mechanics check the Polo GTI R5 after every test run.
Juliane Gründl, head of sales at Volkswagen Motorsport
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First batch sold out – Juliane Gründl, head of sales at Volkswagen Motorsport, has already sold 15 Polo GTI R5.
Secret meeting with the new rally Polo
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Practical – the improvised service area at the test facility.
Secret meeting with the new rally Polo
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In its asphalt set-up, the Polo GTI R5 crouches close to the road surface. The camouflage livery was intended to hide some of the chassis details.
Secret meeting with the new rally Polo
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Jan-Gerard de Jongh (left), project leader for the Polo GTI R5 at Volkswagen Motorsport, and Volkswagen Motorsport Director Sven Smeets.
Eero Räikkönen (left) from Finnish team Printsport and Kai Waaler of Kristoffersson Motorsport in Sweden
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Eero Räikkönen (left) from Finnish team Printsport and Kai Waaler of Kristoffersson Motorsport in Sweden will run the Polo GTI R5 for young drivers.
Test driver Dieter Depping
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Volkswagen test and development driver Dieter Depping took customers for a very special “taxi ride”.
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