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Old 5th January 2010, 23:30   #31
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Anyway coming to the point agreed the build looks solid, but it is no way modern build compared to the likes of Punto and the I20 is what I think.
Are you kidding? The Polo probably has better build than both the Punto and i20. Its a VW strength.
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@ McLaren, may be better than i20 but not Punto. Punto is as solid as rock and most refreshing design.
Polo seems to be a plain jane with not so attracting engine options, lets see how Indian consumers respond to it.
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Looks great . The interiors look as if they would last a hundred years . Very solid and germanic . The lights look Audi like . This might trigger the decline of the already low selling cousin sister Fabia I guess .

The 3 pot petrol at 75 bhp is adequate at best . They should launch a more powerful petrol.

Kudos to VW for the PoloCup . At least some manufacturer is showing interest in Indian Motorsport . Tata and Suzuki should have been in INRC by now .
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Nice pics of the Polo. Now to see how their dealer and A.S.S. network pans out. This along with pricing will make or break the car.

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The 3 pot petrol at 75 bhp is adequate at best . They should launch a more powerful petrol.
The brochure on the VW India - Polo website mentions a 1.6L. So pocket conscious buyers get the 75 bhp 1.2 and enthusiasts get the 105 bhp 1.6
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Show stopper! These polo's look fabulous, especially the silver and racing one! Also the website mentions a 1.6L version coming soon - I want one for sure

Thanks for the great pics!
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Been dying to share this one!

Here is what happens when Ratan Tata visits the VW stall to check out the Polo.

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Did he visit any other stall ? GM's Chevy Beat stall?

Just curious, as to what is he looking at. May get some pointers for future Tata vehicles.
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There was a joke somewhere on the net today that "Polo looks good, lets go to Das auto and book one".
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Great looking car. The silver looks just perfect.
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@ McLaren, may be better than i20 but not Punto. Punto is as solid as rock and most refreshing design.
Polo seems to be a plain jane with not so attracting engine options, lets see how Indian consumers respond to it.
The engine options seem to be more attractive than Punto.

Both the engines on Punto's are for the conservative drivers whereas VW is offering engines for the conservative drivers and for the enthusiasts too !

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240kmph on the speedometer!!

which engine is this>> 1.2 pertol, 1.2 diesel or 1.6 diesel?
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240kmph on the speedometer!!

which engine is this>> 1.2 pertol, 1.2 diesel or 1.6 diesel?
I thought the 1.6 was a petrol??

Or is this a typo?
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The Polo Cup edition. This is the track-tune Polo that will be used in the Polo Cup race series. Competition races will start in June 2010, presumably in South India. Power comes from a 1.6 Liter DIESEL (yup, its an oilburner) engine. Rehaan asked the VW guy chances of this engine being offered in the regular Polo? Fat chance! What we wouldn't give to drive the Polo Cup. Don't overlook the JK Tyre Slicks!
no typo from my side!
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Great pics GTO.

Polo has lost some of its sportiness because of the clear headlamps, but never the less its a very beautiful car.
The red car seems to be the Highline variant and the silver one could be Comfortline variant with the optional accessories package.

The 1.6L petrol is coming to India as it is stated in their product brochure.
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no typo from my side!
I'm really confused. So are we getting a 1.6l petrol or a 1.6l diesel?
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I'm really confused. So are we getting a 1.6l petrol or a 1.6l diesel?
i wrote what i read. you better visit the VW stall and find out for sure.
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I'm really confused. So are we getting a 1.6l petrol or a 1.6l diesel?
What I understood from the posts is:
1.6L diesel is in the Polo Cup
1.6L petrol will be a high end version launched around mid 2010.
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