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Volkswagen Polo production starts at new Chinese plant

Volkswagen Group has celebrated the completion of construction of its new Yizheng plant in China with the production of its first vehicle. The Yizheng plant in Eastern China, designed for an annual production capacity of 300,000 vehicles, will be Shanghai Volkswagen’s second plant to produce the Volkswagen Polo in China...

Volkswagen Polo R: 'extremely sporty' model coming 2013

The Volkswagen Polo R could be back on the table after the German manufacturer confirmed it would launch an "extremely sporty" variant of its light car before the end of next year. The revelation follows the unveiling of the Volkswagen Polo WRC Street concept, which VW says gives us our first preview of what to expect from the flagship hot-hatch that is due in about 18 months’ time...

Volkswagen planning SUVs based on Up!, Polo: report

Volkswagen is reportedly planning to launch two city-sized SUVs to sit below the Tiguan to take advantage of the growing global demand for compact crossovers. German business paper Handelsblatt reports a micro-SUV based on the new Up! and a sub-compact SUV sharing the underpinnings of the Polo light car are “certain” to reach production, according to unnamed Volkswagen sources...

New Volkswagen Polo likely before 2015

The next-generation Volkswagen Polo could arrive in showrooms before 2015 according to German auto magazine AutoZeitung. The new Polo will be built on Volkswagen's all-new 'MQB' platform, which serves as the basis for the next generation of smaller vehicles from the Volkswagen Group...

VW Polo R: WRC car for the road hits the skids

The Volkswagen Polo R, a model that was due to become the German car maker's road-going version of its 2013 World Rally Championship contender, looks to have exited stage left. VW’s Polo R was expected to become a twin to the Audi A1 quattro, which has gone on sale in Europe albeit in limited numbers (333) and left-hand drive only...

Volkswagen Polo BlueGT runs on two cylinders

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT has given us an insight into the future of the German brand’s fuel-efficient engine technology at the Geneva motor show. The Polo BlueGT is the first Volkswagen production vehicle to feature cylinder deactivation technology, which allows the sophisticated city car to deliver the best of both worlds in terms of power and fuel economy...

2012 Volkswagen Polo on sale in Australia

The 2012 Volkswagen Polo is now on sale in Australia. The price of the popular Comfortline models has been reduced and new features have been added across the range. The most significant change is to the entry-level Trendline, which is now a five-door model rather than a three-door...

Volkswagen Polo R-Line launched in Europe

Volkswagen Germany has released the full details of the new Volkswagen Polo R-Line. Before you get too excited, this isn’t a high-performance Polo R model in the same vein as the Golf R and Scirocco R models. R-Line is Volkswagen’s name for its performance styling packages, none of which are currently offered in Australia...

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC, not for production

Volkswagen will enter the World Rally Championship in 2013 with the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, but fans of the hot little hatch will be forced to watch on from the sidelines. Volkswagen Australia’s Nadine Nethery confirmed the Polo R would be a one-off for the WRC series and would not inspire a production model...

Volkswagen Polo R not likely: report

According to recent European reports, Volkswagen's R division has turned down the idea if producing a Volkswagen Polo R. Even though the Polo shares the same platform as the Audi A1, a car that will be available in hotted up all-wheel drive specification, Volkswagen says customers would prefer if Polo stuck to its front-wheel drive roots...

Audi A1 vs Volkswagen Polo GTI: light car comparison

Audi A1 Attraction vs Volkswagen Polo GTI Model Overview Audi A1 Attraction three-door six-speed manual – $29,900 Volkswagen Polo GTI five-door seven-speed DSG – $28,990 Most people with their hearts set on purchasing the newest and smallest Audi to hit our shores – the Audi A1 – have probably given little consideration to the standard Volkswagen Polo range...