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VW Polo with a Yamaha R1 Engine

VW Polo with a Yamaha R1 engine

Patrick Wendolsky and his Wendolsky Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Mk2 compete in the Austrian Hillclimb Championship. The race car is powered by a 998 cc inline-four from a Yamaha R1 motorcycle. Hillclimb Monsters reports the motor produces 160 horsepower at 11,800 rpm. The 550 kg (1212 lb) race car still retains front-wheel drive with a sequential transmission. Watch Patrick race in Kitzeck, Austria below.

VW Polo with a Yamaha R1 engine

VW Polo with a Yamaha R1 engine

Source: Wendolsky Motorsport FB page and Hillclimb Monsters

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