This colorful hypercar may already be familiar to some, but not in the form of the 918 Spyder, but rather the Volkswagen Polo III. At that time, a Polo was built, which was painted in four different colors. Its name was Polo Harlekin. The owner of this Porsche 918 must be a great fan of this car.
It all began in 1995 when the VW Group launched an advertising campaign featuring a colorful VW Polo. Interestingly, it wasn't even the idea of the marketing department but rather a group of apprentices within the VW Group. The marketing department then implemented the concept.
The goal was to showcase how easily configurable the Polo could be. Several Polos were taken, all painted in red, yellow, green, or blue, and disassembled before being reassembled in different compositions. Suddenly, people wanted to buy exactly such a colored Polo, which was initially intended as an exhibition piece. As a result, VW decided to produce 1000 units of these cars.
Initially, the cars were disassembled and reassembled, resulting in four different color compositions among the first 1,000 units. The headlights were kept white, while the taillights were black. These models sold quickly, prompting VW to decide to produce an additional 3,806 units, all in the same color composition. Interestingly, this color composition is the same as the one found on the 918 Spyder, which was uploaded by mellos on the site.
Undoubtedly, this is one of the most peculiar VW models of all time, and as such, it may become a sought after collector's item in the future. Equally special, of course, is the 918 itself.
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