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News18.com | June 16, 2017, 2:53 PM IST
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Event Highlights

The Volkswagen Polo is arguably one of the most popular hatchbacks made by the German automaker and has been nothing short of a success story worldwide.

The company has been teasing the all-new Polo in the past few days in which they hinted at the new front and rear profile of the car prior to its official global unveil today. The new Polo will replace the current generation model which has been the company's stallion for over 7 years.

There have also been a lot of speculations about the new model and it has been reported that the car will be longer and wider and will have more resemblance to the Volkswagen Golf than ever.

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo's GTI version is also expected to be unveiled shortly.

Watch the launch of the 2017 Volkswagen Polo which is taking place in Berlin below.


 
Jun 16, 2017 3:06 pm (IST)

The global premiere of the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo ends.


Jun 16, 2017 3:04 pm (IST)

The 2017 Volkswagen Polo's European price translated to about Rs 9.5 lakh as per current conversion value.


Jun 16, 2017 3:04 pm (IST)

Volkswagen will offer 19 SUVs by 2020 which will account for their 40 percent of their product offerings.


Jun 16, 2017 3:03 pm (IST)

The new Polo is our "hero" and could be a segment leader worldwide, says Volkswagen.


Jun 16, 2017 3:02 pm (IST)

The new Polo GTi gets a stiffer suspension and chassis for better performance as compared to its regular Polo siblings.


Jun 16, 2017 3:01 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo GTi goes from 0-100 km/h from a standstill in just 6.7 seconds.


Jun 16, 2017 3:00 pm (IST)

The use of the digital cockpit inside the cabin has been done in order to do away with stacks of buttons inside the cabin.


Jun 16, 2017 2:59 pm (IST)

There is a wide screen fitted in place of the Centre console that displays all the relevant information about the car.


Jun 16, 2017 2:57 pm (IST)

To continue with the aggressive design language approach, the new Polo gets a redesigned daytime-running lights.


Jun 16, 2017 2:55 pm (IST)

The new Polo gets short overhangs that are complimented with bold shoulder lines and a relatively flat bonnet giving it an aggressive look.


Jun 16, 2017 2:51 pm (IST)

Volkswagen has unveiled the 'Polo Beat' which allows for several customizations as per customer requirement both on the exteriors and the interiors.


Jun 16, 2017 2:50 pm (IST)

The Volkswagen Polo GTi will come with a 200 horsepower output.


Jun 16, 2017 2:49 pm (IST)

There are a total of six different petrol engine options on offer.


Jun 16, 2017 2:48 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo will go on sale in Germany at a starting price tag of 12,975 Euros.


Jun 16, 2017 2:47 pm (IST)

ty features on the Volkswagen Polo get blind spot assist feature and rear traffic alert.


Jun 16, 2017 2:46 pm (IST)

The new safety features are claimed to decrease rear-end accidents by 45 percent.


Jun 16, 2017 2:45 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo gets adaptive cruise control on board as well.


Jun 16, 2017 2:45 pm (IST)

Internationally, the base 'Trendline' model get a front-assist and pedestrian monitoring system as standard.


Jun 16, 2017 2:44 pm (IST)

The MQB platform also enabled Volkswagen to make the Polo drive better than ever.


Jun 16, 2017 2:44 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo gets a redesigned instrument cluster.


Jun 16, 2017 2:43 pm (IST)

The new Volkswagen Polo gets the second generation active information display which displays additional information.


Jun 16, 2017 2:41 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo gets a longer wheelbase than before. The height of the car has been decreased in order to give it a more dynamic appearance.


Jun 16, 2017 2:40 pm (IST)

The Volkswagen Polo is longer than 4-metres long and 7-metres wide, which makes it bigger than the older model.


Jun 16, 2017 2:40 pm (IST)

The Volkswagen Polo is longer than 4-metres long and 7-metres wide, which makes it bigger than the older model.


Jun 16, 2017 2:40 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo gets a new natural gas-driven TGI engine.


Jun 16, 2017 2:39 pm (IST)

The design has been a big focus during the development of the 2018 Volkswagen Polo.


Jun 16, 2017 2:38 pm (IST)

Using the MQB platform has helped the company to design the car with a lot more freedom.


Jun 16, 2017 2:37 pm (IST)

The new Polo comes fitted with front assist and pedestrian safety as standard.


Jun 16, 2017 2:35 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Plo will come with a host of powertrain options.


Jun 16, 2017 2:35 pm (IST)

The Volkswagen Polo is claimed to have the best driving experience of all Polos ever. 


Jun 16, 2017 2:33 pm (IST)

The boot space of the new Volkswagen Polo has increased by 75 litres as compared to the previous model.


Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm (IST)

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo is built on the MQB platform.


Jun 16, 2017 2:30 pm (IST)

Volkswagen says that the Polo has been their second most successful model after the Golf.


Jun 16, 2017 2:28 pm (IST)

The launch event of the 2018 Volkswagen Polo begins.


Jun 16, 2017 2:21 pm (IST)

The Volkswagen Polo launch event is set to begin shortly.


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