Showing posts in the category of VW Polo

Top Gear US host Tanner Foust Confirms Four-Round World RX Campaign


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American TG presenter Tanner Foust has confirmed his participation in at least four rounds of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship, behind the wheel of a Marklund Motorsport VW Polo RX.

VW Confirms Working on Polo-Based SUV


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Volkswagen has confirmed it is developing a rival for the Nissan Juke and its peers, and the new vehicle will be based on the Polo platform.

VW Wants to Cut Costs by Reducing Variety of Parts on Polo and Golf


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A carmaker can never have too many cost-cutting measures, which is why Volkswagen has come up with new ideas to boost its profits.

VW Reveals Second-Generation Polo R WRC


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Having dominated the World Rally Championship in the past two years with the Polo R WRC, clinching both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles, VW unveiled its second generation a week before the season opener.

German Market Gets VW Polo Lounge Edition


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If you were wondering what Robbie Williams' first order of business at Volkswagen was, look no further than the 'Club & Lounge' special edition models for the German market.

VW Polo GTI UK Order Books Open – Deliveries Start March 2015


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The updated VW Polo GTI can now be ordered in Britain with a starting price of £18,850 for the three-door and £19,480 for the five-door. It’s big news for UK hot hatch fans because while the regular Polo only got a minor restyling and tech upgrade, the GTI got an entirely new (bigger) engine too.

Revised VW Polo BlueMotion Priced in the UK


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This latest incarnation of the VW Polo BlueMotion formula comes with a twist on the usual. It’s now available for the first time with a petrol engine, a 1.0-liter TSI turbo, and it’s just been priced for the UK market, where it starts at £14,730 (in three-door form).

Euro Drive: Facelifted VW Polo 1.2 TSI 90 PS


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The 1,2-liter turbocharged 90 PS (89 hp) engine will probably continue to be a popular choice among VW Polo buyers who don’t want/need a diesel. It may have had some reliability issues in the pre-facelift model, but now that it’s been revamped, the manufacturer claims to have sorted out all that was wrong with it.

Man in VW Polo Enters Brands Hatch Circuit During a Race, Gets 8 Months in Jail [w/Videos]


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Bypassing security and driving your road car on a circuit in the middle of a race is never a good idea. 22-year-old Jack Cottle has learned that the hard way, as he got an eight-month jail sentence for his incredibly stupid stunt.

Facelifted VW Polo GTI On Sale in Germany from €22,275


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The refreshed Volkswagen Polo GTI has gone on sale in Germany with a €22,275 ($28,225) starting price for the standard version with a six-speed manual gearbox. The model with the six-speed DSG transmission starts from €23,750 ($30,094).

Report Says More VW R Models on the Way


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We’re thrilled to hear that Heinz-Jakob Neusser, the head of VW’s powertrain development arm, believes the people’s brand can have an “R” version of each and every model in the range. He thinks this is an applicable thought that’s only constrained by “customer demand and commercial viability.”

2015 VW Polo GTI Facelift Gets New 190PS 1.8L Turbo and Manual Gearbox


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The Golf GTI's little brother has undergone a facelift with the big news for the 2015 Polo GTI being the introduction of a new 1.8-liter turb'd engine that replaces the previous 1.4-liter turbo.

U Design: 2017 Volkswagen Polo Mk6


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When should we expect the sixth generation of the VW Polo? Within the next two to three years.

Fresh VW Polo Review Sees it as One of the Best


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The facelifted VW Polo may look the same as before, but there are some changes under the bodywork aimed at making it more refined and capable.

Man Mimics Engine Sounds, Impresses VW's WRC Rally Drivers


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The man you’ll see and especially hear in the following video is probably the world’s best engine sound impressionist.

Carbuyer Says Facelifted VW Polo is the Same as Before


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In true Volkswagen style, the facelifted Polo looks almost identical with the model it replaces, but the truth is, it bring some important changes, most of them under the bodywork.

Porsche Cayman Road Rage Incident in South Africa Goes Viral


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I'm pretty sure Russian drivers will be shrugging their shoulders and saying meh after watching this road rage incident, but apparently, it stirred up quite a bit of interest in South Africa, with the original clip garnering more than 220k views in two days.

VW Introduces Genuine Accessories for Facelifted Polo


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Volkswagen has released a series of genuine accessories for the recently facelifted Polo, ranging from style-enhancing elements to practical equipment. For those who want to make their Polo look sportier, VW offers a roof spoiler, exhaust covers, stainless steel pedal caps and mirror trims in carbon look. There’s also the 16-inch Syenit alloy wheel in anthracite which features five pairs of spokes.

VW Confirms 6-Speed Manual Transmission for Facelifted Polo GTI


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It appears that the report from earlier this year about the refreshed VW Polo GTI getting a manual transmission option was based on valuable information, as a senior company executive has confirmed the news.

VW Prices the New Polo from £11,100 in the UK


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The refreshed VW Polo supermini has reached UK shores with a starting on-the-road (OTR) price of £11,100 (€13,257). Featuring discrete styling upgrades but significant hardware additions, the VW Polo can be ordered in the UK now with first deliveries scheduled to begin in July.