Showing posts in the category of VW Polo

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.

Scary Close Call Will Make You Move from Your Chair


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Brazilian college student and motorcycle driver Renan Ribas together with his cousin, who was riding at the back, are extremely lucky to be alive after a Volkswagen Polo that had just made a dangerous and foolish pass slid out of control on the BR-280 highway in São Francisco do Sul, this past Saturday, clipping the bike before crashing into another vehicle.

VW Presents New CrossPolo, Plus Polo BlueMotion and BlueGT Editions


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Volkswagen is far from done with its renewed family of Polo superminis (or sub-compacts for North American readers), as at the Geneva Auto Show, it will debut the new Polo TSI BlueMotion, TDI BlueMotion, BlueGT and CrossPolo, plus the R-Line packages alongside the already announced regular models of the series.

VW Details Facelifted Polo in New Video


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The Volkswagen Polo may have suffered very discreet styling changes for its first facelift, but the supermini’s traditional shape hides many mechanical and technological updates.

India’s Popular Small Cars Fail Staged Crash Tests


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Airbags are still seen as an optional extra in India, especially when the cars in question are  small and popular models that an increasing number of people are now able to buy.

However, most of these cars have gone out of production in their respective home markets (they are older models), and are now manufactured locally – in order to keep costs down, airbags are among the first to go out of the door.

Facelifted VW Polo GTI to Receive Manual Gearbox in 2015


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The Volkswagen Polo suffered very minimal changes in the recent facelift it received, though, the mechanical upgrades are more important than the cosmetic ones. It seems that VW employees do have an ear turned towards the scene and have heard the complaints over the lack of a manual gearbox option in the hot GTI.

Believe it or Not, This is the 2014 VW Polo Facelift [24 Photos & Videos]


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This spring, VW will launch the facelifted Polo supermini, which gets new technologies and engines, as well as a light makeover inside and out. I know, it’s hard to spot the changes just by looking at the photos, so I’ll give you a hand.

VW Testing Road-Going Polo R WRC AWD with 247HP


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As you probably know, Volkswagen has won the both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ 2013 World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC, which means it has to mark the event somehow.

Elephant Violently Attacks VW Polo at Safari Park, Pays With its Life…


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You really need to dig deep inside to try and pick who was at fault in the recently reported case of a pissed off elephant violently attacking a car in a South African safari park last month.