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2018 Volkswagen Polo pricing and specification

Volkswagen has announced the pricing and specifications of its all-new Polo hatch ahead of the car’s showroom debut early next month. Billed as the most significant generational change to a Volkswagen since the Tiguan, the six-generation Polo is priced from $17,990 plus on-road costs. Being built on Volkswagen Group’s now …

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First images: All-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo

Updated: Official photos and launch details. The first official images of the all-new, six-generation Volkswagen Polo have been revealed ahead of the car’s official debut in September. As you can see from these images, which show the Polo GTI along with the Polo R-Line, the blink-and-you-will-miss-it update brings the Polo inline with its …

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SPIED: All-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo Hatch

The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo has been spied out in the open somewhere in South Africa. Caught without a shred of camouflage, the photos give us an early preview of VW’s new small hatch ahead of its world debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Based on the …

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Volkswagen Polo R WRC claims 1-2 victory at 2016 WRC

The Volkswagen Polo R WRC has claimed its 35th victory at the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The one-two at the “Monte”, the third in a row for driver, co-driver and team – Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F). Their team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) finished runner-up to complete a Volkswagen …

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Volkswagen Australia announces MY16 update on key models

Volkswagen Australia has announced sweeping upgrades to its MY16 model lineup that the company says is the biggest model year update in the local company’s history. Rear-view camera is now standard across the Polo, Golf, Jetta and Tiguan range, along with an upgraded 6.5-inch Composition Media high resolution touchscreen display …

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2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI on sale now from $27,490

Volkswagen has launched the 2015 Polo GTI in Australia and the range finally gets the long-awaited manual transmission. Priced from $27,490 plus on-road costs, the six-speed manual Polo GTI will go head-to-head with the Ford Fiesta ST, Renault Clio R.S. 200 and Peugeot 208 GTi in the battle for supremacy. …

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Volkswagen unwraps 2015 Polo R WRC

Volkswagen has introduced the second-generation Polo R WRC at a special event in Wolfsburg, Germany. The 2015 model has shed its white livery and now sports a dark-blue front and merge into the white rear, which features a towering new rear wing. “The new Polo R WRC has undergone intense …

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2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI detailed – offered with adaptive dampers

Volkswagen has detailed the upcoming 2015 Polo GTI along with the release of a handful of new official photos. Headlining the fourth-generation Polo GTI is the car’s new engine, a 1.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder TSI engine producing 141kW of power and 320Nm of torque – 9kW more than its predecessor. Power …

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Facelifted VW Polo launched with new engines and more tech

Volkswagen has launched its facelifted 2015 Polo range in Australia, bringing new, more efficient engines and new infotainment and assistance systems. Available only in two trim levels – the entry-level 66TSI Trendline, and the range-topping 81TSI Comfortline. The range will also kick off with a lower pricing, starting from just …

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Ogier Show Thrills 100,000 Fans in Portugal

Right at the front with the Portuguese flag at the rear: The current WRC champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia secured victory at the legendary “Fafe Rally Sprint” at their debut attempt. The Volkswagen pair put on a spectacular show in their Polo R WRC for more than 100,000 enthusiastic …

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162kW VW Polo R WRC Street – limited to 2,500 only

Volkswagen has officially unveiled the race inspired Polo R WRC Street. Only 2,500 of the Polo R will be built, as part of the FIA homologation requirement for VW’s entry into the WRC (World Rally Championship) race next year. The bad news for Australia is, the car will only be …

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