Volkswagen Polo

A look back at the Volkswagen Polo Mk1 (1975 – 1981)

Much like the Passat, the Polo was another example of a Volkswagen that started life as an Audi. Disregarding the 1990’s A3 or A2, the first proper small Audi was actually the 50, which was then subsequently rebranded as the Polo in 1976. The car was styled by Bertone and featured all-new EA111 overhead camshaft(…)

New generation Polo to be 20cm longer and 70kg lighter

The sixth generation Polo is to be revealed at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show in 2017, replacing the fifth generation model that has been on the roads since 2009. It was widely thought that the new design would be larger than previous incarnations to allow for more room in the cabin, and space for passengers(…)

Volkswagen emissions scandal: one month on…

The Volkswagen emissions cheating is the biggest scandal the automotive industry has seen in a long time, thanks to the constant stream of media reports and new pieces of information appearing daily. And now it looks like the 11 million affected vehicles total could grow higher. In case you haven’t been near a television, computer,(…)

Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is now available for order, with prices being announced back in October in 2012.  There has been much hype surrounding the vehicle, given the extra features that it now comes with. The 1.4 litre four cylinder turbocharged engine will bring about a few surprises. Firstly it hits a total of 140(…)

Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is now available for order, with prices being announced back in October in 2012.  There has been much hype surrounding the vehicle, given the extra features that it now comes with. The 1.4 litre four cylinder turbocharged engine will bring about a few surprises. Firstly it hits a total of 140(…)

Volkswagen Polo

The Polo is a great choice for a reliable car. A small compact car that is practical at the same time, the Polo has been a huge success for a long time. It’s built with the quality you would expect from the German manufacturer. The running costs are not much either and it’s a quite(…)