Volkswagen Polo

April 21st, 2013 | 0 Comments | Volkswagen

The Volkswagen Polo is a B-segment car manufactured by Volkswagen. It is sold in Europe and other markets worldwide in hatchback variants, sedan, coupe and estate. The Volkswagen Polo was introduced in 1975, and from 2011 was conducted in five distinct generations, involving revisions extras “lifting”. Related Volkswagen Group models include the Skoda Fabia, Seat Ibiza and the Audi A1.

Volkswagen vehicles built from different platforms have carried the Polo plate. For example, the Volkswagen Polo Playa hatchback sold in South Africa in the late 1990s was a distinguished SEAT Ibiza which has a different body III Polo brand sold in Europe at the same time. The current room is only available in China, Latin America and South Africa and other Southern African countries.

Volkswagen helped consolidate the rule of the so-called hot hatch genre of high performance hatchbacks with their Golf GTI in 1975, and has produced a number of performance versions of the Polo. The first of these was the Polo GT version of the brand 1F. The fastest version of the Mark III on the UK market was the model h 74 kilowatts and 16 valves. There was also a model 88 kilowatts Polo GTI, but only in a limited edition in Germany, and it was the first time the GTI label had been used for a Polo. A GTI version of the Polo brand IIIF with 92 gasoline engine 1.6-liter kW was also produced.

In 2004 Volkswagen Individual, a specialist division of Volkswagen, produced a limited number of sports club with a 1.8T engine with 132 kW. Available only in Germany, this is based on only make racing series Polo Cup Racer hatchback. The Club Sport came with a cage inside the vehicle and Recaro racing seats as standard. Volkswagen Polo GTI Mark IVF version was launched in 2006. It has a similar style to the current Golf GTI and a turbocharged 20-valve petrol engine 1.8 liter 110 kilowatts. It has a 0-100 km / h in 8.2 seconds and a top speed of 216 km.

Volkswagen Polo Mark I (Type 86, 1975-1979)

The first-generation Polo, a rebadged version of the Audi 50, was introduced in 1975 and was produced until October 1981. In 1979, there were 500,000 Poles in the world. He shared the internal designation Typ 86 with the Audi 50. The differences between the Audi and Volkswagen models were minor, with the Polo is cheaper and much more basic. The two cars were initially sold alongside each other, but the Audi 50 never sold well, and retired in 1978. The Polo was manufactured at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg. In 1977, the Derby show was released, which was simply a Polo, identical to the sedan’s C-pillar forward, with a large boot attached

Volkswagen Polo Mark II (type 86C, 1981-1990)

Volkswagen Polo Mark II was launched in October 1981 with the main change is the introduction of a third body style with a steep rear window, with a similar version in the form of the original brand with a rear diagonal. These two body styles were called the Wagon and Coupe respectively, when in fact both were three-door hatchback, and in some markets did not use the name of the car, the car is simply the “Volkswagen Polo “suffix. The sedan version is now called the Polo Classic, and the Derby name disappeared. Production was expanded to Spain in the mid-1980s, following the acquisition of SEAT Volkswagen. In 1983, the millionth Polo was produced. Second million products in 1986.

The Mark II Polo was used extensively by Volkswagen to develop future innovations, for example with a compressor mm G-Lader compressor 40 in the GT G40 release. A 60 mm G-Lader would later be used in the larger G60 engine and technologically more difficult used in Golf and Corrado.

Volkswagen Polo Mark II Facelift (1990-1994)

The Mark II Facelift facelift was a powerful MkII, including a new skin of the body. The new look saw square headlights, taillights expanded and renovated, bigger bumpers and a new interior. They kept the three different body styles. Besides the cosmetic differences under the skin the car received modifications to the chassis, suspension and brakes. The new Polo still had the 4-cylinder engines but now as well as the carburettor 1.0 L, a fuel injection model was available with single-point injection and all engines came with a standard catalytic converter in the fight against tightening European emissions regulations. The show is produced only in Spain, and production ceased in 1992.

Shortly after the release of the brand IIF, another sporting model was added to the range a new version of the supercharged G40, now as a production model in all markets rather than the limited batch of Mark II G40s. As with the previous model, Volkswagen Motorsport modified G40 Cup cars were sold for racing in a series of a brand, the Volkswagen Polo G40 Cup. The characteristics that define the G40 from other Polo models at the time include a bee sting aerial, BBS alloy wheels through talking, the inside trim and red badges Mans before “G40” and back.

Volkswagen Polo Mark III (Type 6N 1994-1999)

III Polo or Typ 6N Marcos, appeared in 1994 and was a completely new model, available in 3 – and 5-door hatchback, the latter being the last VW largest European manufacturer to finally offer four-door in its class . It shares its platform with the SEAT Ibiza Mark 2. This platform actually used the floor of the Volkswagen Golf Mk3. Although the panel and a number of mechanical components, including motors, shared with Birmingham, outwardly from the two cars are different, without elements common body. The saloon and estate versions of the Mark III were essentially rebadged SEAT Cordobas, which began a year ago. They are called internally by Volkswagen as the Typ 6 kV and body panels in common with the model of seat instead of the Polo hatchback models, with some cosmetic changes such as new rear and front bumpers and headlights. The Volkswagen Caddy 9K van also shares the same platform and design as the front models 6 kV.

Volkswagen Polo Mark III Facelift (Type 6N2, 2000-2002)

The restyled Mark III Phase II was launched in 2000. The hatchback models featured updated styling including new headlights and  and new interior based on that of the Lupo. Although the car was similar in appearance to the Mark III, Volkswagen claimed that 70% of the components are new. The body was fully galvanized and stiffened but not fully redesigned, although some panels were changed. Dual air bags became standard. The Sedan and Wagon versions received the new interior, but not the full exterior facelift. In addition, the 3-cylinder 1.4 TDI engine was introduced for the 3 and 5-door sedan and GTI 16v 1.6. The brand IIIF Polo Classic is still sold in Argentina. Both versions of the Mark III Polo were strong sellers in the UK and a serious competitor for the likes of the Fiat Punto and Nissan Micra. At the time of its launch, it was arguably the best small car on sale in Britain in terms of build quality and “luxury” feel. The 1.4 TDI was considered the best in the range due to its reliability, fuel consumption, and relative power, for a small engine.

Volkswagen Polo Mark IV (Type 9N, 2002-2005)

Opened in September 2001, the new Mark IV model was put on sale in early 2002. It shares its platform with the Mk3 Seat Ibiza, Skoda Fabia Mk1 and Škoda Fabia Mk2. The car is new compared to the Mark III F, and looks more structural than 6 kV the Type 6N, outside the most recognizable change is the use of quad round headlights similar to the Lupo.

Volkswagen Polo Facelift Mark IV (Type 9N3, 2005-2009)

In 2005, the Mark IV was face-lifted with new Volkswagen Passat-style one piece headlights and tail lights, and a different shade. This facelifted model is officially known as the Mark IV Phase II or Typ 9N3, and sometimes erroneously branded as IVF or “Mark 7”. Designed by Walter de Silva, the UK, IVF brand is available in seven levels of different finishes, ranging from the basic Polo E model Polo GTI engine range is as for the Mark IV, with the addition of motors include.

Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion

In 2007, Volkswagen launched its BlueMotion range with the emphasis of lower emissions and high fuel consumption. The first car in the Volkswagen BlueMotion range is a 1.4-liter VW Polo TDI modified with more speed ratios, aerodynamic changes and lightweight alloys with tires with low rolling resistance. The end result is a car capable of producing less than 100 g of CO2 with a fuel economy of 74.3mpg on the combined cycle indicated. Volkswagen plans to use the platform set by the Polo on expanding their BlueMotion ranges which includes the Volkswagen Golf and the Volkswagen Passat.

Sales of Volkswagen Polo is a reference to Volkswagen, which has sold more than 12 million cars in the world to date, in February 2010, the 11,111,111 th Volkswagen Polo produced in the world at the event to celebrate its first production Birthday Pune, India. In 2010, in its first full sales year in the UK, sold more than 45,000 units. It was the sixth best-selling new car in the UK. It was a record for Polo sales in the UK, never more than 30 years for sale in the United Kingdom had any version of the Polo managed to finish among the top ten most cars sold. Here is the list of unit sales worldwide Volkswagen Polo.

Volkswagen Polo Concept

Volkswagen Polo Concept

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