2013 Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2013 India race registration is now open. Driver Registration for Polo R Cup 2013 is the first step towards being next years Indian Polo R Cup champion. Follow these simple steps to register yourself. Elsewhere, after a series of wins in the Dakar Rally the VW brand will be expanding its foray into the motorsport world by contesting in the FIA World Rally Championship to be held in 2013. This highly competitive environment will see VW taking part in the event with a 300 hp Polo rally vehicle that is powered by a 1.6 liter TSI engine coupled to a four wheel drive transmission. In 2013, VW participates in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with the Polo R WRC.
As the championship consists of 13 rounds on four different continents, a rally car needs to be well tuned to perform on these circuits. This year will se for the very first time an impressive lineup of direct injection turbo charged engines taking to the race circuits to compete for the coveted prize. VW will be entering this event as a factory commitment and will be fielding a well experienced team.
In order to make sure they have a good chance of doing well, VW has started preparation for its concept Polo R WRC model. Preparation for first chassis of the car is slated to commence this year while trials are expected to follow at a later date.