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  • Published: 26 November 2019
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    VW is known for making some iconic cars like the Beetle, Passat, Jetta, Polo, and Scirocco. But what if we told you that Volkswagen took a ton of different colored parts, put them together, and created an actual mismatched paint OEM rainbow production model … the Harlekin Polo and Golf.

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Comments • 1 955

  • Fitment Industries
    Fitment Industries  2 months back

    Was awesome to see this car at SEMA, even better to learn its story!

    • Mango
      Mango  2 weeks back

      so when are we gettting a FI and DM collab video

    • Alexandre Cote
      Alexandre Cote  4 weeks back

      I call BS on the 264 Golf made like this ... Back then, in and around Montreal Canada these car where very very common, had more then one driving in my town alone... So unless they were all sold here, there's no way...

    • Ronald Simkin
      Ronald Simkin  1 months back

      1:20 "Not sure why you would want to advertise that." God you're dumb!

    • lmaoist
      lmaoist  2 months back

      @Donut Media 9:56 use this transition more

    • Random RG
      Random RG  2 months back

      Ahhh what is this? a crossover episode?

  • Rocco.
    Rocco.  5 hours back

    6ix9ine snitch edition

    • Athul Jayaraj
      Athul Jayaraj  14 hours back

      guess its time for "Everything you need to know on v dub polo

      • whichwasher2007
        whichwasher2007  1 days back

        my Siemens Washing Machine also has the same colour scheme, interestingly it was also built at the same time as this polo.

        • vaskopz
          vaskopz  1 days back

          Everyone in Europe knows about Polo. And that VW is shit.

          • M. S.
            M. S.  1 days back

            Saw so many of these as a kid in germany, McDo even did a giveaway back in the day

            • Stannykush
              Stannykush  2 days back

              They needed to slap a G40 engine in and they would’ve been on to something

              • MIguel Meza
                MIguel Meza  2 days back

                I have this car in gta 5

                • Dr.Sloth Sapper
                  Dr.Sloth Sapper  2 days back

                  It's a Clown Car.

                  • Fritz
                    Fritz  2 days back

                    GTA online

                    • MCA Geeff
                      MCA Geeff  3 days back

                      Rare? That ugly thing was around all over the place on that time in germany, giving everybody eye cancer for free 🤣🤷‍♂️

                      • Dante Chappell
                        Dante Chappell  4 days back

                        Vw is awesome that’s why

                        • Tim de Groot
                          Tim de Groot  4 days back

                          It sounds so well partly because it is a 20 valve head

                          • Gan
                            Gan  4 days back

                            They added this paint job to a car in gta lmao

                            • MITCHELL THOMAS
                              MITCHELL THOMAS  4 days back

                              I didn't know the Asbo livery was an actual thing

                              • yeet mcyeet
                                yeet mcyeet  4 days back

                                "Die hard VW fan and french language enthusiast."


                                What does french in a comparison where you mention VW?
                                not gonna watch further, i feel very offended.

                              • pugs1377
                                pugs1377  5 days back

                                I saw one of the golfs like this in 1998. Didn't know they were so rare. I saw it in of all places osan air Base, Korea.

                                • TheLegend27
                                  TheLegend27  5 days back

                                  cringe

                                  • Denis Červenka
                                    Denis Červenka  5 days back

                                    Wtf i saw this in czech republic

                                    • Claude Omari
                                      Claude Omari  5 days back

                                      If you haven’t seen Polo’s just come to South Africa, we got all kinds

                                      • Sir DeRANGED Psycho
                                        Sir DeRANGED Psycho  6 days back

                                        Bro I've actually met the owner of this car. Really cool dude.

                                        • SKULLTHEWIZARD WOLF
                                          SKULLTHEWIZARD WOLF  6 days back

                                          Isn't that the Maxwell

                                          • Bryan
                                            Bryan  1 weeks back

                                            th eperson who makes the transitions for the shots in these videos is an unsung hero. they always crack me up

                                            • MasterOfRusty
                                              MasterOfRusty  1 weeks back

                                              i love James and Nolan

                                              • João Maverick
                                                João Maverick  1 weeks back

                                                I've seen one of this in Brazil called Gol Top, Although VW Gol is a Brazilian model, the Harlequin edition wasn't built or sold in Brazil, only in Argentina.
                                                This is the 90's commecial of it: https://youtu.be/_TcaP4mxQYk

                                                • Christian Stroud
                                                  Christian Stroud  2 weeks back

                                                  Well done on your Streamy!

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                                                    used to see 2 of these driving around in a lil town in the UK, always thought they were quite cool as a kid

                                                    • Heath's Music
                                                      Heath's Music  2 weeks back

                                                      Eww

                                                      • notjosebtw OwO
                                                        notjosebtw OwO  2 weeks back

                                                        Does it come with the bike?

                                                        • Jozzarozzer
                                                          Jozzarozzer  2 weeks back

                                                          "a dude figured it out 15 years ago"

                                                          Me: "oh damn, back in like the 90s?"

                                                          • Toool
                                                            Toool  2 weeks back

                                                            Listen to their fans? Doing this to your Golf has been the basics of rust maintenance in Europe since Volkswagen became a thing in the 1940's.

                                                            • Miles Daugherty
                                                              Miles Daugherty  2 weeks back

                                                              I’ve seen one before and it was in the us

                                                              • Ruben Grzywaczewski
                                                                Ruben Grzywaczewski  2 weeks back

                                                                The golf from 1975 would be as old as my mom lol

                                                                • Dead Face
                                                                  Dead Face  2 weeks back

                                                                  Seems like somthing oliver tee would drive

                                                                  • Obama stucks
                                                                    Obama stucks  2 weeks back

                                                                    There's at least 6 of these at SoWo in Helen ga every year.

                                                                    • biel andrada
                                                                      biel andrada  2 weeks back

                                                                      G00gl3 chr0m3 car

                                                                      • Jon Gilbertson
                                                                        Jon Gilbertson  2 weeks back

                                                                        The car is consistent in its inconsistency. One off-color body panel looks trashy. Having all body panels off-color looks creative and unique.I like how the multi-color scheme continues under the hood.


                                                                        I suddenly feel hungry for some Fruity Pebbles.

                                                                        • Hi There
                                                                          Hi There  2 weeks back

                                                                          I've seen one on the road

                                                                          • Lorenzo Galardinovic
                                                                            Lorenzo Galardinovic  3 weeks back

                                                                            Europe's largest automakers? VW is actually largest than any american car brand, only toyota is bigger than VW, you american snob.

                                                                            • Ifti Flo
                                                                              Ifti Flo  3 weeks back

                                                                              With so many colors what is the official color of the car?

                                                                              • signingupisretarded
                                                                                signingupisretarded  3 weeks back

                                                                                "1.5 James's" Ha! Savage

                                                                                • Jan.f02
                                                                                  Jan.f02  3 weeks back

                                                                                  In Germany you saw the harlekin so often like 10-20 years ago 😅

                                                                                  • Golf GTI
                                                                                    Golf GTI  3 weeks back

                                                                                    1.8t for the win! I love it in the mk4 I bet it's NUTS in a polo. It's hilarious to hear that thing, sounds about the same. That one sounded a bit diesely if I may

                                                                                    • Nice Shot
                                                                                      Nice Shot  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I love Golfs, I have owned 3 GTIs but that paint job is ugly af

                                                                                      • Big Don
                                                                                        Big Don  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Who ever drives that best be wearing a bullet proof vest on people will think it snitch9ine driving it with he's rainbow hair 😂

                                                                                        • Dr. Goose Duckman: Math Scientist!

                                                                                          My buddy Paul had a multi colored VW that he patched together out of 2 or 3 GTIs. We called her Rainbow Brite. We loved her. And acid. So, yeah.

                                                                                          • Lukáš M.
                                                                                            Lukáš M.  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Car in GTA 5 now

                                                                                            • Nigel Kyle
                                                                                              Nigel Kyle  3 weeks back

                                                                                              So what colour is the car? 😅