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Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak ready for Hillclimb Challenge

In preparation for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2018, the Volkswagen Motorsport team designed the I.D. R Pikes Peak to strike the best balance between performance and weight.

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR receives updates for 2018 season

  Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a new update for the Golf GTI TCR in time for the 2018 season. The race version of the Golf GTI TCR is based on the production model.

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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 Rally Car completes first test kilometers

  The new Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 Rally car has successfully been tested for the first time. The first test for the customer rally car was performed on gravel and asphalt tracks in France. The nominated drivers were test drivers Dieter Depping and WRC2 Champion Pontus Tidemand.

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Volkswagen develops Electric prototype for 2018 Pikes Peak Challenge

  In preparations for the 2018 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Challenge, Volkswagen has developed an electric race car just for the world’s most renowened mountain race. The Volkswagen electric prototype racer offers a glimpse into the technology of tomorrow and represents VW’s return to the Pikes after more than three decades.

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Ogier and Volkswagen claim fourth titles after WRC Wales GB finale

 2016 WRC Rally Wales GB Sebastien Ogier wins In the final event of the 2016 WRC (World Rally Championship), Sebastien Ogier claimed a fourth victory in a row at the Wale GB to garner his fourth WRC title. For Ogier, it was his sixth win of the season.

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Volkswagen celebrates 50th Anniversary of Motorsport in Style at WRC Rally Germany

 WRC Rally Germany 2015 A real highlight for Volkswagen in the FWorld Rally Championship (WRC): celebrities, many vintage Volkswagens and a three-time German rally champion will add some extra glitz to the German car maker’s home event. Here is an overview of the news from the team.

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Volkswagen WRT shows off artist sketch of 2017 Polo R WRC

2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC Triple WRC (World Rally Championship) Champions Volkswagen is already preparing for the next wave of its rally challenger, the Polo R WRC. Targeting to be released in the 2017 WRC Season, the Polo R WRC is deemed more powerful, faster (380 hp) and more spectacular than the current Polo R WRC. Specifically, the next generation Polo R WRC is roughly 60 hp/45 kW more than the current rally car (318 hp/235 kW).

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WRC approaches traditional Rally GB venue for season’s finale

2015-WRC-Rally-Finland-Sebastien-Ogier-leaps The WRC (World Rally Championship) approaches the finale at the Rally Great Britain this weekend, where triple Champions Volkswagen intend to score another perfect win to end a near-perfect season. Following Andrea Mikkelsen’s maiden win in the WRC at the Rally Spain, all three crews have a victory or two to their names this season; amassing 11 wins in 12 rallies.

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Prepare for excitement at Volkswagen’s Polo Rally Weekend

 2015 Volkswagen Polo Rally Weekend ARE you keen to find out what’s the excitement is like to be driven around in a Volkswagen Polo 1.6 sedan rally-style drifting on an open tarmac by none other current World Rally Championship (WRC) runner-up Jari-Matti Latvala and his navigator-cum-co-driver Miika Anttila plus Malaysia’s very own “Drifting Princess” Leona Chin?

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Club Editions grace three important Volkswagen variants

 Volkswagen Beetle Club Edition Volkswagen Malaysia, last week, presented the Beetle Club Edition at an exclusive ‘Welcome to the Club’ party. The Volkswagen Beetle Club edition was recently previewed at the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week, which Volkswagen Malaysia was one of the prominent sponsors.

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