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Champions test new Polo R5

Champions test new Polo R5 Volkswagen's new WRC 2 eligible Polo GTI R5 has been successfully put through its paces in Sweden by three world rally champions. Petter Solberg, 2003 WRC champion, was joined at the wheel of the four-wheel drive car by 2000 and 2002 world champion Marcus Grönholm, and Pontus Tidemand, junior world champion in 2013 and WRC 2 champion in 2017. The four-day test took place near the Swedish town of Kall. With temperatures as low as minus 15 degrees Celsius and an icy surface and snow banks along the four-kilometre test road, conditions gave the 272-hp car a stern test. “It was just fantastic to be back behind the wheel of a rally car again and to help out...
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