After implanting a heavily modified 1.85-liter engine, with almost all of its inner workings enhanced for track use, they added a Garrett GT 40R turbocharger, a new intercooler and fitted it with a six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive system from an Audi TT. After that, they swapped out any unnecessary weight, leaving the petite Polo weighing just 920 kg (2,028 lbs).
The result of this Frankenstein-inian combo? 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.3 seconds, to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 6.3 and up to 250 km/h in 9 seconds. The small European compact hatchback will be able to run the quarter mile drag strip in just 9.15 seconds, reaching 257 km/h (159.6 mph).
Don’t believe us? Watch a video of the monster dragster: