It's taken more than 12,000 miles of testing, 17 months of development and nearly 1,700 new components, but the Volkswagen
Polo R WRC has had quite a debut. VW's little rally-tuned hatchback has just placed second in the Rally Monte Carlo, coming in directly behind Sebastien Loeb in a Citroen
. Driven by Sebastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia, the Polo R WRC performed superbly thanks not only to its talented drivers, but also to the team of engineers behind the scenes.