New 2018 Volkswagen Polo intends to turn the idea of the supermini class [75 photos+ video]
Volkswagen introduced the new Polo car the 2018 model year
Summer is not the auto season. Auto show are not high-profile Prime automotive innovations is also almost no, however, for three consecutive days the events occur, distracting from the usual steady track of the summer season, new three in a row was represented by two famous in the mass-market automakers such as Nissan and Volkswagen. Two models of Nissan crossovers we saw the other day:
Nissan revealed the new Qashqai crossover before the premiere [HD 60 photos]
Shows the updated crossover 2017 Nissan X-Trail [30 photos]
Today we hasten to present to our readers the third novelty, which you most likely are interested in, because this model is known to everyone and presented her one of the world’s largest automakers – Volkswagen.
Volkswagen pulled off the veil from the latest generation of one of Europe’s most popular representatives of the class supermini hatchback Polo, the sixth generation which became not only more, but smarter and more economical than before.
Based on the platform MQB A0, a new compact model of VW was concurrently the biggest Polo in the history of its production, reaching a length of 4.053 mm and having a 94 mm longer wheelbase that should definitely have a very positive impact on the cabin space of this car. Even the Luggage compartment will now be 25% more, reaching the maximum capacity 351 litre! Not bad for its class.
Volkswagen also added as standard a number of driver assistance systems that we usually see on cars are much more expensive segment. They, for example, includes such functions as protection from a frontal collision Front Assist working together with a system of emergency braking City Emergency Braking and tracking of pedestrians Pedestrian Monitoring system of speed limits and a system of monitoring tire pressure.
New Polo may also be equipped with additional functions such as active cruise control Active Cruise Control (which on models with DSG includes a function Stop&Go) system the blind spot monitoring Blind Spot Detection with the function of monitoring the impending side-rear traffic Alert Rear Traffic and assistant Parking Park Assist.
But the biggest surprise of the buyer is waiting for the new Polo after he opened the door, developed for VW Polo brand new interior with new dashboard design, which should provide a much more convenient overview of all the most important for driver displays and controls.
Moreover, the VW Polo is the first model of the company that received the second generation corporate information system Active Info Display, which has the additional digital tools that offer more information, better graphics and a more logical management structure.
Also, the novelty is represented by the latest generation of infotainment system display which is placed under the elegant glass. Entry-level models get a 6.5-inch display as standard.
As for the engine range, the new Polo is likely to be sold with nine engines to choose from. The range starts with the 1.0 litre petrol powertrain, which will be offered in the atmospheric and turbo version, with 65 and 115 HP respectively. New 1.5 litre TSI engine will also be offered to customers of the new Polo. Its main advantage will be the cylinder deactivation system and 150 HP But the most perfectly powerful hatch Polo will be a GTI version with a 2.0 liter 200 horsepower engine, which is capable of propelling the hot hatch from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds.
A line of diesel engines will include two variants – 1.6 litre TDI 80 and 95 HP Model with a capacity in excess of 93 HP will be available with the optional DSG transmission.
Finally, for the first time in the history of the VW Polo compact hatchback will be installed TGI 1.0 liter engine running on gas with a capacity of 90 HP
The new compact model will be available in five trim levels: in the usual Trendline, Comfortline and Highline and will welcome several new versions of models: Beats and R-Line. Buyers can choose from 14 exterior colors, 12 varieties of wheels (14 to 18 inches), 13 different decors of the instrument panel and 11 different variations of the covers would often seat.
Volkswagen will launch the new Polo on most key European markets by the end of the year at very attractive prices, which in Germany starts from € 12,795.
Pictures Of 2018 Volkswagen Polo