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10/12/18
Wolfsburg (D)
Models

Secret meeting with the new rally Polo

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.
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A long journey – Miguel Carrizosa travelled from Paraguay, to get to know the Polo GTI R5..
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The Volkswagen Motorsport mechanics check the Polo GTI R5 after every test run.
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First batch sold out – Juliane Gründl, head of sales at Volkswagen Motorsport, has already sold 15 Polo GTI R5.
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Practical – the improvised service area at the test facility.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Volkswagen test and development driver Dieter Depping took customers for a very special “taxi ride”.
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