Unveiled: The new Volkswagen Polo R Supercar
The new Volkswagen Polo R Supercar celebrated its world premiere on 20th March 2018 in the Autostadt, Wolfsburg. FIA World RX Champions Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson proudly presented the new car, alongside Motorsports Director Sven Smeets and Volkswagen R Director Jost Capito.
Volkswagen supports one of the most talented teams in the series: PSRX Volkswagen Sweden. Team Director Petter Solberg himself is double WRX Champion and last year Johan Kristoffersson won the World Championship for the PSRX team in a Polo GTI. In 2018, Volkswagen Motorsport and Volkswagen R collaboratively work with the successful PSRX team.
The FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) attracts more and more fans worldwide. The almost 600 HP strong 4x4 race cars and tracks with alternating sections on asphalt and gravel are the main elements to offer spectacular motorsport.
The WRX season starts on 14th April 2018 in Barcelona.