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Report: Volkswagen Polo R on the way, new Golf R in the works

Word on the street is that Volkswagen is finishing up its testing on the Polo R hot-hatchback and that the model could debut very soon. Power for the Volkswagen Polo R is expected to come from the Mk6 Golf’s 2.0 liter turbo engine making 225-hp. That will push the front-wheel-drive model from 0 to 60 […]

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Volkswagen Polo R Line

Volkswagen Polo R Line package released in Europe

Volkswagen’s Polo Match model has been given a special treatment with the launch of the Polo R Line. On the interior is a set of ‘Kyalami’ trimmed sport seats, R Line headrests with an ‘R’ logo, aluminum-capped pedals, and an R Line badged steering wheel The headliner is covered in black cloth. The outside of […]

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Volkswagen Polo R Line makes us want the Polo in the U.S.

Volkswagen is making more choices available to its European consumers for its Polo supermini and Passat models. Two R-Line styling packages have been released for the Polo. The R-Line Exterior package for the Polo Comfortline and Highline versions gives the front grille a black gloss finish, new front and rear bumpers, side skirts, a rear […]

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Report: Volkswagen Polo R likely, won’t happen until 2013

Earlier this year, Volkswagen said that it was unlikely to launch an R version of the Polo since it couldn’t make a business case for it and since it doesn’t want to jeopardize sales of the Golf R or Golf GTI. However, earlier this month, Volkswagen released the Volkswagen Polo R WRC – that’s right a […]

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Volkswagen unlikely to produce Volkswagen Polo R

Like the GTI version of the new Volkswagen Polo? Looking forward to a Volkswagen Polo R? Well, don’t. The German automaker is unlikely to launch an R version of the Polo, despite Audi having produced an all-wheel-drive version of its PQ25 platform for the new Audi A1 quattro. It has been long rumored that a […]

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Volkswagen working on new AWD platform for Audi S1, VW Polo R

Prior to the 2010 Paris Motor Show, we were led to believe that Audi would unveil the much-anticipated S1, the high-performance version of the Audi A1. However, in Paris, all we saw was an Audi A1 with a 1.4 TFSI unit that produces 185-hp. While the 1.4 TFSI powered Audi A1 is the range-topping variant […]

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Volkswagen won’t do Polo R to protect Audi S1, Jetta R on the way

Earlier this month it was reported that Volkswagen”s new R GmbH department is working on an R version of the new Polo. However, latest reports say that plans for the Volkswagen Polo R have been shelved to protect the upcoming Audi S1. Speaking at the launch of the new Polo GTI, Volkswagen’s technical chief, Dr. Ernst […]

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Volkswagen R GmbH working on 210-hp Polo R hatchback

Sources have revealed that Volkswagen’s new R GmbH department, which will be responsible for sporty exclusive models from V-dubs in the future, is working on an R version of the Polo hatchback for 2012. Insiders say that the Volkswagen Polo R is expected to be powered by a 1.6L turbocharged engine making around 210-hp. However, […]

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