Here comes the Uber-Polo: Volkswagen shows off Polo R WRC Limited with 220 HP

Volkswagen shows off the 217HP Polo R WRC Limited Production Version

The Polo R WRC has yet to be made available this coming September. Volkswagen has been required by the FIA to build 2,500 models ready for the road. Orders have been taken already and VW is busy with production to finally fulfill the demand.

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The German car maker recently released photos of the production model. The street-ready unit is so unlike the race car version. Here’s a rundown of its features: front-wheel drive, 220 PS (217HP) 2.0-liter engine, 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.4 seconds, 243 km/h (151 mph) top speed, electronic differential lock, and a sports suspension.

The Polo R WRC is listed with a $43,690 price tag in Germany. It includes a set of 18-inch Cagliari alloy-wheels, radio navigation unit, climate control, winter package, rain and light sensor, cruise control, and standard bi-xenon headlights.

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