A CLASSIC REIMAGINED – VW POLO
THE HISTORY OF THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO AND ITS MORE AFFORDABLE VIVO DERIVATIVE IS WRITTEN LARGE IN THE MOTORING HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY. WITH MORE THAN 14 MILLION SOLD WORLDWIDE TO DATE, 22,917 CUSTOMERS CHOSE POLO IN SOUTH AFRICA LAST YEAR. NOW, WITH THE RELEASE OF THE LATEST POLO, THAT NUMBER IS SET TO SOAR. LARGER & MORE SPORTY
Improving a car which has been around for more than six decades, and which has consistently topped the passenger-car sales charts for the past seven years, is no mean feat. Using the multi-application MQB platform as a base, the new Polo is 81 mm longer than the outgoing model, the wheelbase has been stretched by 92 mm, while the height has been reduced by 8 mm.This may not sound like much in the conventional sense of the word, but it is both significant and dramatic when a width increase of 69 mm is also added to the equation.
These dynamic new proportions now make the Polo appear considerably larger, without compromising on head room for