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2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI launched in Australia

Volkswagen Australia has today launched the 2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI, a brand new hot hatch that could very well be Australia’s best baby racer. The numbers alone are quite special. Maximum power output from the 1.4-litre twin-charged direct-injection engine is 132kW – a staggering 55kW more than the next most powerful petrol engine in the Polo range...

Volkswagen Polo GTI at 2010 AIMS

Size certainly doesn't matter when it comes to little hot hatches. The new Volkswagen Polo GTI is now using a tiny 1.4-litre engine mated to a seven-speed dual clutch DSG transmission but it's faster and almost 25 percent more fuel efficient than its predecessor. They 1.4-litre engine makes use of both turbo and supercharging technology to deliver 132kW whilst using just t 6...

Volkswagen Polo Sedan Unveiled

Following the launch of the new Volkswagen Polo hatchback in Australia, the sedan variant has been officially unveiled today in Moscow. Volkswagen has built the Polo initially just for the Russian market with the new sedan being produced on a new assembly line at the German company's plant in Kaluga (western Russia). It's powered by a 1...

2010 Volkswagen Polo spy photos, spotted in Sydney this morning

An eagle-eyed CarAdvice reader has spotted the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf parked in a suburban Sydney street this morning. The car, which appears to be a base model three-door, if the plastic wheel trims are anything to go by, shows the latest Volkswagen styling cues, as recently seen on Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Transporter models, have now found their way to the brand's smaller offering...

Volkswagen CrossPolo & Polo GTI - Geneva 2010

Volkswagen has released the latest generation of the CrossPolo at the Geneva Motorshow. By taking the good looks of the Polo hatchback and toughening it up with black plastic around the wheel arches, across the sills and the lower parts of the doors and both front and rear bumpers. At the front the bumper has a honeycomb air intake and a silver trim at the bottom...

2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI heading to Australia

Update: Volkswagen Polo GTI Review . There are a select few cars which we hold in high regard, but the GTI badge on Volkswagen vehicles has always been a consistent sign of "this is going to be fun" and we expect no less from the new Volkswagen Polo GTI which has just been unveiled. Having started life back in 1986, the Polo GTI has come a long way from having just 83kW from its tiny supercharged engine...

2010 Volkswagen Polo GTI set for mid-year launch in UK

Update: 2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI UK buyers will be among the first to receive the new Volkswagen Polo GTI, a car VW promises to be "the fastest, most focused and cleanest performance Polo yet produced". The first performance variant of the Volkswagen Polo was unveiled back in 1986 as the G40 Coupé – a car that matched a high-revving mixed a fast-revving, 83kW supercharged engine with lightweight body and sharpened responses...

Volkswagen Polo number 11,111,111 rolls off the line in India

On a state visit to India, Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, has toured Volkswagen's Pune plant to mark the celebrations of the 11,111,111th Polo ever produced. Pictured above, the President joined Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG with responsibility for ‘Group Production’, and Jörg Müller, President and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group India...

VW Polo 2010 European Car of the Year

The new Volkswagen Polo has been named the 2010 European Car of the Year, narrowly beating the Totoya iQ.   The Polo was awarded 347 points by an international panel of 59 motoring journalists from 23 different countries. In the end it defeated the iQ by just 10 points, with the Opel Astra in third place on 221 points, followed by the Skoda Yeti (158), Mercedes-Benz E-Class (155), Peugeot 3008 (144) and the Citroen C3 Picasso (113)...

2010 Volkswagen Polo sedan pics

Renderings of a sedan variant of Volkswagen's new Polo have today been shot across the CarAdvice news desk. The VW Polo sedan will share a more 'family' look, in line with Mark VI Golf and Tiuguan, and will be offered with the usual spread of diesel and petrol engines. No test mules have yet been caught by our snapper's lens, but when we do, you'll see them here first...

Volkswagen Polo at Frankfurt Motor Show

As CarAdvice hinted a few weeks back, Volkswagen has premiered its youngest offspring of the Polo family at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. The agile three-door shares the new styling cues as seen on Tiguan and Golf for a more consistant family look...