Spec Polo GTI R5 Unveiled

Spec Polo GTI R5 UnveiledInitial testing took place on asphalt and gravel roads in France last month with further running planned for the UK during December. Once the homologation process has been completed in the summer, the roll-out to customers is expected to begin.

Development of the Polo GTI R5 has been conducted since the beginning of this year, with initial tests on gravel and asphalt conducted in Fontjoncouse, France in November. Testing will continue in Great Britain this month, led by technical director François-Xavier Demaison and Jan de Jongh, who was race engineer for Sébastien Ogier’s Polo R WRC.

VW Motorsport has started developing the car since the start of the year, with the first test drives also planned for 2017. The Polo GTI R5 will have its first race outing next year.

Volkswagen states the four-door body and the steel chassis that underpins the rally car will be manufactured at the company’s plant in Pamplona, Spain. The role cage and the other safety components that will be offered on the GTI R5 comply with the FIA regulations. The Polo GTI R5 will be homologated in the summer of 2018 and the first deliveries to the customer sports teams are scheduled to take place in the second half to 2018.

Spec Polo GTI R5 Unveiled

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