2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC spec unveiled, wears new dark blue livery

2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC spec gets redesigned rear wing and a new dark blue livery. Among other features, the 2015 model features a new hydraulically activated gearbox, operated using paddle shifters mounted on steering column.

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2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC spec was unveiled at a special event in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Further technical specifications were not disclosed by the German automaker. They just mentioned that around 75 percent of previous model’s components were checked and many of them were optimised to make the car simpler, lighter and stronger.

Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neußer, Head of Volkswagen’s Technical Development team, stated that new Polo R WRC model was put through intense further development to make the car sportier in terms of looks and performance on tarmac.

Volkswagen will deploy three models this year and which will be driven by teams Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia, Andreas Mikkelsen / Ola Fløene and Jari-Matti Latvala / Miikka Anttila.