Volkswagen Polo
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Make: Volkswagen
Model: Polo
Volkswagen Polo

The Volkswagen Polo is a supermini car produced by Volkswagen of Germany. It is sold primarily in Europe, but is available in most of the export markets that VW participates in. Most widely it is found as a hatchback but there have also been sedan, coupe and wagon versions. In total, there have been four separate series of the Polo, which are designated as the Mark I to the Mark IV. Each generation was updated mid way through production, as each updated version is then known by the addition of the letter F to the model number. This model has also been rebadged as the Derby. The Volkswagen Derby was a sedan adaptation of the Volkswagen Polo supermini. This model was produced by the German automaker Volkswagen between 1977 and 1981. During 1981 Volkswagen launched the second generation Polo and the second-generation Derby. Three years later in 1984 the Derby name was canned and the sedan version of the Polo became known as the Polo Classic. Thus, as a result, most components of the Derby are interchangeable with the Polo, and all technical parts such as the engine and brakes are also mostly compatible with the Polo models. On the other hand, the body parts at the rear are different as is the rear window. Further, the rear bumper only fits the first generation Polo model and is not interchangeable with the second-generation model. The lights are identical between the Derby, the Polo and the Audi 50. In Europe, the Polo was offered with either a 1.1-liter or a 1.3-liter 4-cylinder engine. These were badged as the 1100 and the 1300 respectively. Further, the trim levels available were the LS and the GLS, along with a three-door Polo. The 6K Polo Classic & 9K Caddy have been manufactured since 2000. All upgraded Type 6K/9K models are Argentine built vehicles. This is clearly not one of VW’s more notable models as it is only limitedly released around the world.

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