In the VW hatchback lineup, the Polo is the awkward middle brother. He's not as usable as a Golf and not as city friendly as an Up!. But it's also the perfect size for rallying.
Are you ready to dive into the deep end of VW wackiness? Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 1999 VW Polo Wagon SDI will make you a god among VW Vortexans, but will its price also make you the lord of poverty?
German Ronny "C-Rock" Wechselberger made parallel parking history earlier this year when he flipped his Volkswagen Polo into a spot approximately 26 centimeters (10.24 inches) longer than his car without crashing. It beat the old record by just one centimeter.
Volkswagen is entering the world of rally in 2013 with this Volkswagen Polo R WRC. Gotta love the widebody.
This compilation of Volkswagens being used and abused is likely some sort of old series of tests used in an promo video for late 90s/early 2000s Volkswagen products. It worked! I want to rent an older Volkswagen Transporter T4 and launch it off a hill, all the while the radio plays a jaunty tune. (Hat tip to Jo!)
Two concepts from Volkswagen-owned design house Italdesign Giugiaro, leaked via European patents, show off a future design for a Golf/Scirocco-sized vehicle and a Polo-sized vehicle.
This picture, leaked from a German Volkswagen brochure, shows an undisguised, production-ready 2012 VW Passat. Note the extensive use of Golf and Polo styling cues. Good move, Wolfsburg. Good move. [Auto Express]
The 2011 VW Polo GTI — a sub-Golf-sized mini hatchback — weighs 2,632 Lbs. The original 1976 VW Golf GTI Mk1 weighed 1,830 Lbs. But, the new Polo hits 62 MPH nearly two seconds faster. Progress?
The Volkswagen Polo has been supercharged, turbocharged and now super-turbocharged with the 2010 Polo GTI and its 178 HP 1.4-liter twincharged four-cylinder engine.
The flashy red paint-jobs, slightly lowered suspensions, co-branded SonyEricsson phones and "Berry White" interior piping of the VW Golf GTI and Polo Wörthersee "concepts" are supposed to invoke a fire — but we just see smoothies.
The 2010 VW Polo represents the fifth generation and 35th year of continuous production of the German subcompact. Below, walk through the big evolution of this little car.
This German ad for the Volkswagen Blue Motion proudly proclaims it has "absurdly low consumption" though we're more impressed with the surreal slant.
What would you say to the option of the tiny but tossable Volkswagen Polo making it's way to the shores of the United States? If you're like us, you'd be more excited in an R32 model, but still it's interesting. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn admitted that the possibilty is out there with the dry but corporate…
We were just lamenting to one of our comiserants about the lack of VW Polo GTI action in the US. We'd imagine Volkswagen could corner the market on performance subcompacts (or start one) if it brought the Polo GTI to the states. Of course, the business case may be dicey. But we'd imagine if the GTI came in at, say,…
Martin Winterkorn, the new boss at Volkswagen, told the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung that he had proposed the "design and development of a new, very small, model below the Fox." According to a translation from the folks at Car und Driver, the car will be an "economical, everyday small car that looks…