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VW Polo R WRC specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1300 kg (2866 lbs)
Power / weight 169 ps (167 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 269 Nm (199 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2013
Origin country Germany
Views 21.2k
Submitted by Mental

Performance

Top speed 243 kph (151 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.5 s

Powertrain

Engine type TSI, straight 4, DOHC, 16v
Displacement 2.0 l (122 ci)
Power 220 ps (217 bhp / 162 kw) @ 6300 rpm
Torque 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) @ 4400 rpm
Power / liter 110 ps (108 hp)
Transmission 6 speed manual
Layout front engine, front wheel drive

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Second union  4y ago

Do not understand the 6.5 to 100, used vbox, went on the dyno, had 225hp and on vbox 5.8 to 100


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Fangio Man  6y ago

"This is a FWD. Generally, VW hides the lack of good chassis by the use of 4WD on their sports car, why they didn't on this one is beyond my comprehension..."

...May they managed to build a good chassis?...


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Nixou  6y ago

Well the truth is this car cannot keep the 350nm and 220 hp on the road, even in third gear. ESP cannot be turned off. Circuit performance clearly won't be nothing to be amazed.

This is a FWD. Generally, VW hides the lack of good chassis by the use of 4WD on their sports car, why they didn't on this one is beyond my comprehension...


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PeterN  7y ago

The WRC racer looks sooo coooooollll!


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Mental  7y ago

243 kph top speed and 6.4 s to 100 kph not bad for a Polo. A Street (not steet) version of the Polo limited to 2500 units.

But that's not why I added this car. Here is the reason - http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/car/5369/Volkswagen-Polo-R-WRC.html

But look at its performance! 315 kph and 3.9 sec! Is that real? LOL, a racing Polo with only 310 PS is able to be the same fast as Porsche 997 GT3 RS!?