Volkswagen Polo The Car With No Holes — Volkswagen Derby II

23 мая 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Volkswagen Polo The Car With No Holes — Volkswagen Derby II отключены
Volkswagen Derby II

Volkswagen Polo — The Car No Holes

It always amazes me how the Germans are. Whilst down to watch Grand the other day, I saw an entire built in a Bavarian factory, to England and built in three all without mistakes and of course with atop quality It’s the same story sport, I bet Michael Schumacher waltz back into the One paddock, shake Lewis hand before demolishing him on the without breaking a sweat.

cars are no different and a perfect of this can be found with one at the Volkswagen Polo. Staggeringly car has been with us for 33 years and is as popular today as the first was in 1975, which sold 500,000 units worldwide in six years. Originally a rebadged 50, the Polo was sold alongside Audi counterpart but was cheaper to Unsurprisingly, the Polo outsold identical twin and Audi production of the 50.

Buoyed by it’s success a lifted Polo appeared in with subtle styling to bring the baby Polo line with the design of the Jetta Saloon (this square headlights on the top-of-the-range derivative). It was VW’s intention for to act as a stop-gap until the Mk II Polo in 1981.

It’s fair to say Porsche are often criticised for a lazy design studio, all the 911 has looked almost identical for 40 but Volkswagen made a fair of clinching the title in 1981. The Mk II was essentially identical to it’s although crucially what it in originality of styling, it more compensated for with build and reliability. Whilst it’s rivals the Renault 5, Fiat Uno and Metro have long gone to the great scrap in the sky, the Mk II Polo is still in supply on Britain’s roads.

Built until 1994, the Mk II allowed Volkswagen to pioneer new — most notably a engine that would be the basis for the one found in the Corrado and As with the Mk I, the second generation received a subtle facelift in for the final four years of Despite new headlights and bumpers it bore a near identical to the original 1975 model. One feature however was the introduction of a stereo/cassette unit, allowing for security and was a hit with buyers and is now with all in-car audio

1994 finally saw a significant of the Polo. Available in3 and 5 door versions, the car sat on a new chassis shared in with the SEAT Ibiza (VW owning SEAT) and the Polo’s big the Golf. Eight different were available, the largest yet in the Polo range and more styling was also on offer.

The of the millennium saw the obligatory facelift 70% of the components being changed, this wasn’t outwardly The car certainly continued the tradition of better made and having a upmarket feel than its and sold well. It also won a of awards including best from Top Gear, Auto and Which? in the late nineties.

Volkswagen Derby II

The Mk IV Polo was launched in 2002 and built upon the heritage of predecessors. Again sharing a with the SEAT Ibiza and the Skoda Fabia, the Polo’s was dramatically changed, with headlights similar to the smaller featured in the new design. No fewer 11 different engine options available, each with levels of trim to complement. early promise, the Mk IV didn’t as well as previous Polos and poorly in many customer surveys, including high ones such those by Top Gear.

With this in mind, the Mk IV, was in 2005 and is the model found on the today. Subtle exterior were made for the car to again the design style of others in the range, particularly the Passat and components were redesigned in the of previous criticism. The latest is the Polo Bluemotion, specifically to be more environmentally friendly, by the vehicles weight, electronic and engine emissions.

Reliability and for money continue to be the Polo’s features, although there is no the latest model is a very looking vehicle. The best way to sum up car is to steal the phrase from the company themselves -‘small but

About the author:

Jake is a motoring enthusiast who has a passion for all Volkswagen. He is currently working to the VW Polo at Alan Day VW in London.


Other articles of the category "Derby":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

Born in the USSR

About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Volkswagen all cars catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars Volkswagen.