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Old 21st September 2007, 20:28   #31
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While in Goa last weekend I saw a convoy of the VW Polo, Jetta, Golf and Passat. While the Passat had a MH-20 regn, the remaining pack sported international plates. The Polo was dark Blue in colour. Nice looking cars those!
Can confirm that. Was spotted by one of our inactive members from Goa at the porvorim slope.
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Spotted four VW's in Chennai about an hour before - followed them for a while on beach road. 2 silver polo sedans 1.6, one black polo hatch 1.2 and one jetta. All of them had german plates. And all these cars were rhd.
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Heres a pic of a similar incident. I saw and met the German TESTERS with hi tech data loggers & stuf. I spoke to one of them for some time. He also showed me the Cars from inside but dint allow interior pics.

The 1st from Left Passat, 2nd Polo Diesel , 3rd polo petrol, 4th (dont rem) Golf i think



That Passat estate looks pretty good from that angle, much nicer than the sedan!
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The VW dealer confirmed that these cars are being tested and some work was subcontracted to a Bangalore company
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"VW Polo to sport 1.2, 1.6 litre engines

A company spokesperson said the model would be the sixth-generation Polo, modified to suit driving conditions in India

German car maker Volkswagen AG, which plans to launch its small car Polo in India, has firmed up plans for hatchback (a car with a sloping back and a back-door on a hinge) and notchback (a car with a roof that sharply drops to the top of the boot) versions with 1.2 litre and 1.6 litre petrol engines, or a 1.6 litre diesel engine, a vendor familiar with the development said.

“Plans are to launch the Polo in April 2010,” this vendor, who supplies parts to the venture, added.

A company spokesperson said the car is currently under development in Germany and that it is too early to talk about its specifications. He, however, confirmed that the model would be the sixth-generation Polo, modified to suit driving conditions in India."

Source and more details here: VW Polo to sport 1.2, 1.6 litre engines - livemint
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Would this be the one ?
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Yes,John.
Where is this? Guindy?
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Yes,John.
Where is this? Guindy?
Wouldn't think so, there is a compound wall next to a MRTS construction. Can't think of a place in Guindy like this one
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dang! was thinking of the Palio MJD - now i HAVE to wait for this! :(
but 2010 s a long way off- so i might pick it up later!

I dont think this is an MRTS construction - it looks like an overbridge / mini flyover.

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Guys, have something to make you happy. On Thursday,I have been to my friends place in Vishrantwadi annexe in Pune. The parking slot has two swanky cars - a red Golf 1.6 and the blue Ibiza bearing registration MH14 xx xxxx. It was not camouflaged a bit.

Sorry, could not take snaps as the owner/driver started driving away, while I was drooling over the look

It seems the launch is around the corner for Golf, but still guessing on Ibiza connection.
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Guys, have something to make you happy. On Thursday,I have been to my friends place in Vishrantwadi annexe in Pune. The parking slot has two swanky cars - a red Golf 1.6 and the blue Ibiza bearing registration MH14 xx xxxx. It was not camouflaged a bit.

Sorry, could not take snaps as the owner/driver started driving away, while I was drooling over the look

It seems the launch is around the corner for Golf, but still guessing on Ibiza connection.
Is it a polo or Golf? Isn't Polo coming out first?
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The parking slot has two swanky cars - a red Golf 1.6 and the blue Ibiza bearing registration MH14 xx xxxx. It was not camouflaged a bit.

It seems the launch is around the corner for Golf, but still guessing on Ibiza connection.
1) The question is which Golf ? The latest Sixth Generation ( that won world car of the year ) golf or the older 5th generation on which the Jetta is based ? If VW goes in for 5th generation, its real bad. They are trying to fool Indian customers. And I hope the 1.6 is quite good enough and new rather than that old one installed in Jetta.
Both the 5th gen and 6th gen are based on same PQ25 also known as A5 platform. But 6th gen is known to have received a few updates.

2) I think VW is using Ibiza for testing the powertrain and suspension. I think VW will not bring out Seat brand in here as VW itself is not well settled.
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I spotted a WV hatch a few days back. It was probably Polo but I cannot confirm. It crossed me on Alandi road at Vishrantwadi so I couldn't take a good look at it.

I also spotted a Toyota hatch a couple of days back near the same spot. Was it Yaris? I don't know. It was dark and I could only spot the Toyota logo on the front.
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I spotted a WV hatch a few days back. It was probably Polo but I cannot confirm. It crossed me on Alandi road at Vishrantwadi so I couldn't take a good look at it.

I also spotted a Toyota hatch a couple of days back near the same spot. Was it Yaris? I don't know. It was dark and I could only spot the Toyota logo on the front.
I should add that the cars were not covered and had a temp registration number plate.
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Guys yesterday night at around 8 PM I saw a spanking silver 2010 polo being tested on Nagar road, Pune.

I could not beleive my eyes that it was without any cover with just a temp number plate.
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