Deliveries of VW Polo R WRC are scheduled to commence by September 2013, while order books have already been opened. Fitted with a 2.0 liter engine offering 220PS, the street version of the new Polo R WRC will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 6.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 243 kmph. Better handling and performance is being offered due to its sports suspension and electronic differential locking system. Prices are slated to be in the €33,900 ($43,690, INR 26,25,769) range with the 2,500 units each given same external paint finish and colors as seen in images displayed.
Volkswagen will also be offering each of these examples with 18” Cagliari alloy wheels, bi xenon headlights and sports seats. They will display WRC logos on their exteriors while they will come in with cruise control, light and rain sensors, climate control and radio navigation unit. Watch the video below to see comparison between the race model of Polo R WRC and road model. Hi-res image gallery on page 2.