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From the Salzburg Beetle and the GTI to the Race Touareg: milestones in the of Volkswagen rallying.

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The route from to the Sahara.

Volkswagen? In rally This combination would seemed unimaginable 45 years Under director Heinrich the message was clear: no official sports activities! Yet countless drivers had long since involved in motor sport the Beetle and ‘made them with modified carburettors, chassis and aerodynamic accessories. And was being done throughout the – there was the Brit Bill in his red RAC Beetle and the unforgettable ‘Salzburg from the Austrian Volkswagen and importer.

The Golf gets a move on.

At the of the 1970s, Volkswagen reconsidered its to shun official rally From 1975, with the Golf I GTI, a contemporary configuration’ was available for sporting In 1976, a Golf with a aspirated diesel engine was and set new standards with its combination of performance and low fuel consumption. The established Volkswagen Motorsport under Klaus Peter in Hanover was very interested in car – and its potential for being upgraded. In the time had come: as an experiment, Kleint and Andreas Hänsch a turbocharged Golf Diesel in the Carlo Rally, and in 1980 Per and Hans Sylvan immediately up a fifth place finish in the 170 hp Golf’ based on a GTI – the first works rally vehicle.

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Through deserts and across

A completely different, rather sporty car gave cause for celebrations in the same year: the Freddy Graf Kottulinsky won the Dakar Rally, still as the ‘Oasis Rally’ back in his 110 hp Race Iltis off-road

The series of wins continued. In Alfons Stock and Paul were crowned German champions in their Rheila and Volkswagen also achieved with the Golf II: in 1986 the 215 hp II GTI 16V won the newly established Group A Rally Championship with Eriksson and Peter Diekmann. that, Golf models continually used for rally such as the Bi-Motor Pikes Golf II or the Golf II G60 Rallye

From 2003 onwards, it was to the desert: with the first-, and third-generation Race Touareg the Volkswagen Motorsport teams worked their way onto the winning the tough desert in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

And it’s the turn of the Polo R The World Rally Car. 2013. A new challenge and a new team, is being supported by a rally legend: in Carlos Sainz, the winner of Rally As and the Dakar Volkswagen has a top-class man assisting in the of the Polo R WRC. The countdown is on.

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