Volkswagen Polo is a B-segment car manufactured by Volkswagen. Its sold in Europe and other markets worldwide in hatchback variant, sedan, coupe and estate. Volkswagen Polo was first introduced in 1975, and from 2011 was produced in five distinct generations, with critical action “facelift” add. Related Volkswagen Group models include Skoda Fabia, Seat Ibiza and the Audi A1.
Volkswagen vehicles built off different platforms have carried the Polo plate. For example the Volkswagen Polo Playa hatchback sold in Southern Africa in the early 1990s was a rebadged SEAT Ibiza which has a different body the mark III Polo sold in Europe at the same time. saloon is only available in China, South America and South Africa and other Southern Africa.
Volkswagen helped consolidate leader called hot hatch genre of high performance hatchbacks with their Golf GTI in 1975 and has produced a number of performance versions of the Polo. The first was the Polo GT version of the brand 1F.
faster version of the Mark III on the UK market was the model h 74 kW and 16 valves. It also produces 88 kW Polo GTI model, but only in a limited edition in Germany, and this was the first time the GTI label had been used for the Polo. There was also the GTI version of the brand IIIF Polo, with a 92 kW petrol engine 1.6 liters.
2004 Volkswagen staff, professional division of Volkswagen, produced a limited number of motorsport 132kW 1.8T Club. Available only in Germany, this is based on the single make racing series Polo Cup Racer hatchback. Club Sport comes with a cage inside the vehicle and Recaro racing seats as standard. Version of the Volkswagen Polo GTI IVF brand was launched in 2006. This presents a similar style of modern and Golf GTI 20-valve turbocharged engine 110 kW 1.8-liter petrol. It has a 0-100 km / h in 8.2 sec and a top speed of 216 km.
The first-generation Polo, a rebadged version of the Audi 50, was introduced in 1975 and was produced until October 1981. In 1979, there were 500,000 Poles worldwide. It is the responsibility of the local as well as Type 86 and Audi 50. difference between the Audi and Volkswagen models were minor, with the Polo is cheaper and much more basic. The cars were initially sold alongside each other, but the Audi 50 never sold well, and retired in 1978. Polo is manufactured at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg.
Volkswagen Polo Mark II was launched in October 1981, with the main change is the introduction of a third body style with a steep rear window, in addition to a version resembling the original mark as a rear window diagonal. These two body styles were called the Wagon and Coupé respectively, although in fact both were three-door hatchbacks, and in some markets the car was not used of responsibility, and a car that had just “Volkswagen Polo” without a suffix. sedan version was now called the Polo Classic, and the Derby name became extinct. Production was expanded to Spain in the 1980s following the acquisition of Volkswagen seat. In 1983, Polo million had occurred. Second million occurred in 1986.
Mark II Polo was used extensively by Volkswagen to develop future innovations, for example supercharging with a 40 mm G-Lader supercharger in the GT G40 version. 60 mm G-Lader later used in large motors and more technically challenging G60 used in the Golf and Corrado.
Facelift Mark was a major facelift by then, including a new skin on the body. The new look saw square headlights, clear taillights and renovated, large fenders and a new interior. They remained three different body styles. Despite differences cosmetic skin beneath the car received a review of the suspension of the chassis, and brakes. New Polo still had the 4-cylinder engine, but now as carburettor 1.0 L, fuel injection model was available for the injection of a single point, and all that came with the standard engine catalyst to combat tightening production European regulations. sedan is only produced in Spain, and production ceased in 1992.
Shortly after the release of the brand IIF, another sporting model was added various new version of the supercharged G40, now as a production model in all markets rather small group of Mark II G40s. As with the previous model, Volkswagen modified G40 Motorsport Cup cars were sold for racing in a series of one brand, the Volkswagen Polo G40 Cup. The characteristics that define the G40 from other Polo models when included bee sting aerial, BBS cross-spoke wheels, Le Mans interior trim and badges front and rear red “G40”.
Mark III Polo or Typ 6N, appeared in 1994 and was a completely new model, available in 3 – and 5-door hatchback versions, end-to-end VW largest manufacturer in Europe and, finally, to offer four doors in its class . Includes a platform and seat Ibiza Mark 2. This platform actually used the floorpan Volkswagen Golf MK3. Although the dashboard and a number of mechanical components, including engines, were joint and Ibiza, out two cars were different, with no shared body panels.
Saloon and estate versions of the Mark III were essentially rebadged Cordobas throne, which was launched a year ago. They were called by Volkswagen as the Typ 6 kV, body panels and seat style Polo hatchback models, with some cosmetic changes like new front and rear bumpers and headlights. 9k Volkswagen Caddy van also shares the same platform and front-end design as examples 6 kV.
facelifted Mark III Phase II was launched in 2000. hatchback models featured updated styling including new headlights and bumpers and interior of each month based on that of the Lupo. Although the car was similar in appearance to the Mark III, Volkswagen claimed that 70% of the components were new. fully galvanized body was rigid but not completely rebuilt, although some panels were changed. Dual air bags became standard. Saloon and estate versions received the new interior, but not complete facelift out. In addition, the 3-cylinder engine 1.4 TDI was introduced for the 3 and 5-door hatchback and 1.6 16v GTI version. Mark IIIF Polo Classic is still sold in Argentina.
Both versions of the Mark III Polo were strong sellers in the UK and a strong competitor to the likes of the Fiat Punto and Nissan Micra. At the time of its launch, it was arguably the best small car on sale in Britain in terms of build quality and the “luxury” feel. 1.4 TDI was considered the best in the range due to its reliability, fuel consumption, and relative power, for a small engine.
Launched in September 2001, all new Mark IV model was put on sale in early 2002. Hugawana its platform and MK3 Seat Ibiza, Skoda Fabia and the Skoda Fabia MK1 Mk2. car is new compared to the Mark III / F, and is closer to 6 kV structural Typ 6N outside most recognizable change is the use of quad round headlights similar to the Lupo.
In 2005, the Mark IV was face-lifted with new Volkswagen Passat-style one piece headlights and taillights, and different shading. This facelifted model is officially known as the Mark IV Phase II or Typ 9N3, and sometimes erroneously as Mark IVF or “Mark 7”. Designed by Walter de Silva, in the UK, Mark IVF is available in seven different trim levels, ranging from the basic Polo E model Polo GTI. engine range is as for the Mark IV, with the addition of the motors include:
Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion
In 2007, Volkswagen premiered its BlueMotion range with the emphasis of lower emissions and high fuel economy. Volkswagen’s first car under the BlueMotion range is the 1.4 liter VW Polo TDI with longer gear ratios, aerodynamic changes and lightweight alloys with tires with low rolling resistance. The end result is a car capable of producing less than 100 g of CO2 and fuel economy of 74.3mpg combined cycle said. Volkswagen plans to use the platform set by the Polo BlueMotion to expand their ranges which includes the Volkswagen Golf and the Volkswagen Passat.
Sales of Volkswagen Polo set the benchmark for Volkswagen, which sold more than 12 million vehicles around so far, in February 2010 produced 11,111,111 º Volkswagen Polo anniversary event worldwide in its first year of production in Pune India. In 2010, its first full year on sale in the UK, sold more than 45,000 units. It was the sixth best-selling new car over the UK. This was a record for Polo sales in the UK, never before in over 30 years for sale in the United Kingdom had any version of the Polo managed to finish among the top ten best selling cars. Here is a list of global sales unit Volkswagen Polo .