Automotive news / VOLKSWAGEN / Sunday, 02-Mar-14 18:27:50 /
VW expands the Polo family with BlueGT, BlueMotion and CrossPolo models
The current reports say that Volkswagen has huge expansion plans for its Polo family and will be introducing them in Geneva Motor Show, next week. The new entrants to the family would include Blue GT, CrossPoloo and Polo BlueMotion. Details of each of this model are available before their scheduled debut.Photo 1: VOLKSWAGEN
For readers who are not aware, the Polo model is the sub-golf offering of VW and has been well acclaimed as an efficient compact car by the European auto market, which is largely owed to its handsome appearance and unbeatable efficiency. The most economical of the Polos would be the BlueMotion, which is available as a diesel model. The 73hp BlueMotion TDI with 76-US-mpg will still be sold to the customers with a gas version joining it shortly. The Polo TSI BlueMotion with 55hp and a 3-cylinder turbo engine should produce a combined rating of the over 57mpg US. These ratings are converted, of course from the European cycle.
The other one the Polo BlueGT is expected to give an exciting rate of fuel economy. It has been endowed with a 1.4-Liter engine booted to 147hp and equipped with an active cylinder control. However, there is no authentic report on its fuel efficiency is available, but one can fairly hope the car to be economical and fun to the consumer.Photo 2: VW expands the Polo family with BlueGT, BlueMotion and CrossPolo models
Information on the 2014 CrossPolo suggests modifications in the looks department and that would include new colors, and the standard Polo body would be made available with an R-Line package. It will be offered new fabrics for its upholstery and new features for its interiors and will be fitted with a power steering to enhance its performance and driver’s comfort perception. The auto show would also mark the debut of the Sport Select chassis fitted with electronically operated silencers which is not provided in the CrossPolo or BlueMotion.