This is the first photo of the new 2009 Volkswagen Polo. A poster on billboard at the exhibition house of the Geneva Motor Show shows the new VW’s 5-door car. The new Polo made it official debut this Wednesday at the Geneva Motor Show and is scheduled to start selling by June this year at an estimate of around €14,000.
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From the looks of it we can see the small VW has grown up a little bit in volume. In truth the car is said to be 3.95 metres (155.5 inches) long compared to the 3.92 metres (154.3 inches) of the preceding generation. Moreover the Polo is of higher quality and speculation is that it could even surpass as a minuscule Audi. Thus competitors like the Ford Fiesta and Toyota Yaris may be left behind by the new DS3 from Citroen as far as classing the Polo goes.
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Engines projected to make the cut are a new 1.6-litre TDI turbo diesel with 75hp (55kW), 90hp (66kW) or 105hp (77kW). There is also a petrol span which is somewhat typical. At the 2009 Polo will be installed a 1.2-litre of 60hp (44kW) or 70hp (51kW). Stop/ fright fuel-reduction technology, Polo BlueMotion and the new 7-tempo DSG transmission will be free for some models. Polo GTI will survey in 2010 with a 170hp (125kW) TSI engine.