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High-riding, body-kitted Polo unveiled - but won't be coming to UK
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3 March 2010

The new VW Cross Polo has been unveiled - but it will not go on sale in the UK.

The car is essentially a higher-riding, body-kitted version of the standard Polo with a more rugged, off-road look.

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The five-door-only car sits 15mm higher than the standard car. There is a choice of three petrol and three diesel engines, ranging in power from 69bhp to 104bhp. A six-speed manual gearbox is standard, but three of the engines can be ordered with a seven-speed DSG gearbox as an option.

Styling tweaks include restyled front and bumpers, wheel arch extensions, roof rails and 17-inch, five-spoke alloy wheels.

As in the standard car, the rear seat splits 60/40, and load capacity increases from 280 to 952 litres when the seat backs are folded flat.

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FriendlyFisherman 5 June 2010

Re: VW Cross Polo unveiled

I think it looks good actually, this is the type of car my Dad would consider to have just enough extra rough road ability to safely get down the track to the local fishing lake when its a bit rutted up.

2uettottanta 5 June 2010

Re: VW Cross Polo unveiled

It is a completely pointless car and VW know that barely anyone will buy it in the UK which is why they have not put it on sale !! There is no need for a car like this....even if it did come to the UK I would take a Fiat Panda Cross 4X4 over it because it is cheaper, and is a lot better looking !! Also you would get a lot more space in the Panda.

tam85 5 June 2010

Re: VW Cross Polo unveiled

the polo's probably the only volkswagen id ever consider buying. btw, how much must you earn to have this car? i still need to see more reviews and comments about the car parts, features and specs before i buy.

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