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Clio RS 18 v Polo GTI drag race - video
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15th Sep 2018
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Clio RS 18 v Polo GTI drag race - video

The all-new Volkswagen Polo GTI has hit the market around the world – including Australia. So how does its performance compare to that of rivals? South Africa's Cars.co.za decided to pit the new hot Polo against the Renault Clio RS 18 in an old-school drag race this week, posting the video to its YouTube channel.
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Volkswagen GTI drag race: Polo v Golf – video
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30th Apr 2018
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Volkswagen GTI drag race: Polo v Golf – video

How do you prove one car is faster than another? You drag race them – duh! The new Volkswagen Polo GTI isn't far off its Golf GTI stablemate these days in terms of power, but how does that translate in straight-line speed? In this video, Car Mania aims to answer that question. The Polo GTI is smaller and lighter, though the Golf GTI has more grunt.
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CarAdvice podcast 95: Alf Buccella celebrates 50 years at the same dealership! 
Hyundai i30 2018 n performance, Volkswagen Polo 2018 gti, Mitsubishi Triton 2018
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23rd Mar 2018

CarAdvice podcast 95: Alf Buccella celebrates 50 years at the same dealership! 

Mandy Turner is joined this week by founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford. In car news, Uber's driverless trials have been suspended after a fatal collision with a pedestrian, the 2019 Kia K900 has been officially revealed, and track warranty cover has been announced for the new Hyundai i30 N. Pricing and specs for the Volkswagen Polo GTI have been released, the Mitsubishi Triton Blackline has landed, and Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts.
2018 Volkswagen Polo pricing and specs
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1st Feb 2018
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2018 Volkswagen Polo pricing and specs

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1st Feb 2018
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2018 Volkswagen Polo pricing and specs

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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 teased
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8th Nov 2017
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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 teased

Volkswagen has released a teaser sketch of its upcoming Polo GTI R5, a rally version of the latest Polo GTI hot hatch. Making around 270hp (201kW), the Polo GTI R5 will become available to professional teams and drivers from the second half of 2018 to compete in various global motorsport series, including the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
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What is Australia's favourite hot hatch?
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10th Sep 2016
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What is Australia's favourite hot hatch?

Australians love hotted-up versions of everyday small hatches and sedans, but which are the sales leaders? Beyond a shadow of a doubt, it’s Volkswagen that sits at the top of the sales tree, given the fact it leads across three key price/power market breakdowns. But Subaru, Renault, Ford and even premium players Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz give stiff competition.
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