Tag Archives: Volkswagen Polo

Report: Volkswagen’s entry-level sub-brand delayed due to cost

Volkswagen was rumored to be in the works with a new entry-level brand that could undercut its entire portfolio by offering super-affordable cars for developing countries. However, interestingly enough, Volkswagen ran into cost issues, mainly balancing cost and quality. According to AutoCar, the Wolfsburg automaker is “struggling” to keep costs down while maintaining proper levels of […]

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Report: Audi to build a new mini subcompact crossover called the Q1

2013 Audi RSQ3 pictured. Germany’s AutoBild.de reports that Audi will be proceeding with a new mini subcompact crossover called the Q1, which is said to be based on the latest Volkswagen Polo. It will apparently be around 12.4 feet long while being described to have “generous ground clearance” and other off-road styling cues. Engines will […]

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Report: Volkswagen may enter the subcompact crossover race, and next-gen Polo to come stateside

Volkswagen loves dipping their hands into everything, including markets that we never knew even existed. But it seems there’s one segment that Volkswagen still has yet to capitalize upon, which is the growing subcompact market in the US of A. That said, word in the pipeline via MotorTrend is that Vee-dub may be  in the […]

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Volkswagen Polo R WRC Street Rear 3/4 Angle

Volkswagen Polo R WRC Street limited to 2,500 units, pumps out 217-hp

At the 2012 Wörthersee meeting, Volkswagen unveiled a special Polo R WRC Concept, of which it has now decided to offer a limited production edition. Known as the Volkswagen Polo R WRC Street, the model is powered by the GTI’s 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbo making 217-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to […]

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Volkswagen Polo R Line

Report: Volkswagen Polo R on the way, new Golf R in the works

Word on the street is that Volkswagen is finishing up its testing on the Polo R hot-hatchback and that the model could debut very soon. Power for the Volkswagen Polo R is expected to come from the Mk6 Golf’s 2.0 liter turbo engine making 225-hp. That will push the front-wheel-drive model from 0 to 60 […]

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2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Cruising

Report: Volkswagen shares details on future lineup, new Phaeton and mid-size crossover on the way

It’s obvious that auto conglomerates are stuck in huge sales wars to see who could beat each other to the punch in terms of global market shares. In lieu of this, AutomotiveNews reports that Volkswagen has released some details surrounding the future of its lineup in the near future This includes an all-new Volkswagen Phaeton, […]

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Volkswagen Taigun Concept

Report: Details of Volkswagen’s next Tiguan, and other “mini-crossovers” emerge, new Tiguan by 2014

Volkswagen AG experienced a little bit of a setback when their partnership with Suzuki went a little bit sour. And the setback caused them to lose some time developing their latest modular crossover platform. Much like the brand’s new MQB modular platform, Volkswagen’s Polo-based MQB-A0 platform will be the one used to provide the backbone […]

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Volkswagen Polo WRC Street Concept

Volkswagen Polo WRC Street shows up to Worthersee with 217-hp

Volkswagen always has a big presence during the Worthersee event in Austria and for 2012, the company surprised its fans with the new Polo WRC Street Concept. For those that love compact cars with a lot of power, the Volkswagen Polo WRC Street Concept will make it to roads in production form in late 2013. […]

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Volkswagen Polo R Line

Volkswagen Polo R Line package released in Europe

Volkswagen’s Polo Match model has been given a special treatment with the launch of the Polo R Line. On the interior is a set of ‘Kyalami’ trimmed sport seats, R Line headrests with an ‘R’ logo, aluminum-capped pedals, and an R Line badged steering wheel The headliner is covered in black cloth. The outside of […]

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2012 Geneva: Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

2012 Geneva: 2013 Volkswagen Polo GT shows that green isn’t always boring

Besides the new sporty Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet, there is another somewhat sport model sitting here at the V-Dub stand at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. What do we mean by ‘somewhat sport’ – well, for one it’s missing the ‘i’ letter from its GT badging and because V-dub says that it’s pretty zippy. Meet […]

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