Showing posts in the category of VW Polo

VW Polo R WRC Races Skiing Champion [w/Video]


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Apparently, Top Gear-style races are still a thing, and that’s good. The latest race of this kind pits the VW Polo R WRC rally car driven by Andreas Mikkelsen against Norway’s downhill skiing champion Aksel Lund Svindal.

VW Polo WRC Redefines The Term Close Call


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This 9 second video will blow you away.

VW To Launch Sub-4 Meter Sedan In India Next Year


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VW wants to crack the Indian car market by launching a well-equipped subcompact sedan there next year that would compete with established models such as the Hyundai Xcent, Maruti Suzuki Dzire and Honda Amaze.

VW Polo GTI vs. Ford Fiesta ST Drag Race Has Photo Finish


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When you think about cars such as the Polo GTI or the Fiesta ST you don't necessarily think of them as veritable hot hatches.

SEAT To Give Revised Ibiza Cupra The 1.8-Liter Turbo From VW’s Polo GTI


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SEAT is reportedly going to follow in the footsteps of its parent company, Volkswagen, as it’s been reported that it’s swapping out the current Ibiza Cupra’s 1.4-liter engine for a larger 1.8-liter.

VW did the same with the Polo GTI and it also gave it a manual gearbox for the first time – SEAT will do the same.

VW Polo Sedan And Vento Get A Facelift Too


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You may not be aware of it, but the VW Polo Sedan still exists in markets like Russia and India, where it is called the Vento.

First Drive: Is VW's New Polo GTI The Baby-Golf GTI We’ve Been Waiting For?


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The new 189HP Polo GTI has received a lot of hardware changes over the previous model and on paper, all the right boxes are ticked.

Review Says VW Polo GTI Really Is A “Mini-Golf” More Than Ever


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The latest incarnation of the VW Polo is the best and most refined yet, and the resulting GTI variant only builds on those qualities by adding speed. According to CarBuyer, the new Polo GTI is more of a “mini-Golf” than it’s ever been.

New VW Polo GTI Faces Mini Cooper S in Another Hot-Hatch Debate


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Auto Express puts the new VW Polo GTI against the Mini Cooper S raising another hot hatch debate.

Find out What the Facelifted Polo GTI is Like in this Lengthy Review


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The previous incarnation of the VW Polo GTI was always seen as competent but a bit soulless and it also didn’t come with a manual gearbox. Now, VW has given it a bigger and slightly more powerful engine, several tweaks and improvements and the option of a manual shifter.

VW Could Drop Beetle, Polo Three-Door, Report Says


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Volkswagen is on a mission to cut costs through trimming redundant or slow-selling models from its lineup. First there was the death of the old and slow-selling Eos, now comes word the three-door Polo and Beetle could get cut.

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.