VW Polo R WRC dances held Carlos Sainz

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen has been busy testing the Polo WRC. The first video of the hot rolling rally wagon just arrived with us in the newsroom.

Volkswagen has decided to double world champion Carlos Sainz to work on fine-tuning the Polo R WRC, Which by 2013 will also join the WRC and the lives of the brands MINI, Citroën and Ford acid has to make.

With 300 horsepower and a motivated and experienced team that should certainly succeed, but whether enough to the WRC within a few years to win remains to be seen.

The “design sequence” and the photo gallery we already had, we’re at your income vermaeck also just added.

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen’s Polo rally beast

Volkswagen Polo WRC

Volkswagen Polo WRC

Yes, the VW Polo may take credit to ironing as Skoda has finished testing.
The time until 2013 before Ford in the WRC it is driving. The Polo R WRC already seems ready for, the tracks and trails will however still a lot to be tested and adjusted. A ‘dirty’ job that Skoda is currently mainly seemed to recover.

Until the rules changed again driving the Volkswagen Polo R WRC round with a 1.6 four cylinder with turbo charging and direct injection.

Good for 300 hp and 350 Nm. Exactly 1200 kg light or heavy. Incorporates a four-wheel drive and a kickass spoiler.

A nice combo, but again very similar to the WRC homologation models will require, we have been unfortunately little. For now we can only dream that VW in 2013 with a 300 hp 4 × 4 R Polo with hefty wheel arches is developed for the street.  Volkswagen does this!

Volkswagen Polo WRC

Lotus Exige R-GT is ready for rally action

Lotus Exige R-GT

Lotus Exige R-GT

In Frankfurt we made ​​not only to know the stretched Exige S ( 350 hp baby! ), these R-GT version was to shine. Okay, anyone who wants to see Lotus epic rally ride must now learn his finger.

After 30 years get away from Lotus returns to have been back in the World Rally Championship (WRC). they do it right, because the car that takes action based on the new V6-powered Exige S.

Gerolkooide The Lotus comes from a new FIA Rally class the first trials take place on the asphalt of Monte Carlo, San Remo and Tour de Corse. The car weighs 1,200 kg and according to Lotus is driving these rallybak for novice drivers a breeze.

Specifications and other crap:

– Steel roll cage specifically designed and ASN and FIA homologated, Bolted and bonded on the original aluminum frame
– Weight: 1200 kg axle by FIA R-GT Technical Regulation
– Front and rear specific underbody protections
– WRC style crew Side Protection and Lexan side windows
– Roof deck air scoop

– Front and rear double A-arms
– 3 ways adjustable dampers front and rear specific

– 3.5l supercharged V6
– Power 302 bhp
– 34 mm air restrictors as required by FIA rules for tech R-GT

– 6 ratio sequential gearbox, final drives two homologated
– LSD differential
– Specific halfshafts

– Front and rear disc Specific and bells
– Upgraded front and rear calipers
– Hydraulic “fly-off” HandBrake
– Improved air cooling
– Wheels and tires
– 7”x 17”front rims 8”x18”alternative front rims
– 205-62/17 front tire
– 8”x 18”rear rims
– 225-65/18 rear tire

Lotus Exige R-GT

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