Showing posts in the category of VW Polo

VW Thinking About Exporting Cars Made In Russia


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Because of the sales slump that hit the Russian car market in recent months, some automakers are shutting down plants while others are considering exporting vehicles from their local assembly plants to curb losses.

Watch Marcus Gronholm Testing 2017-Spec VW Polo R WRC


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This is the third year in a row that Volkswagen will clinch both the Drivers’ and the Manufacturers’ titles in the World Rally Championship.

VW Marks Polo’s 40th Anniversary With “Original” Special Edition In Germany


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VW’s popular small car turns 40 this year and the automaker is marking the event with the Polo Original special edition model. Available to order in Germany in a limited run of 1,000 units, the VW Polo Original is offered exclusively with a five-door body.

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.