The new three-door Volkswagen Polo Mk V has been officially revealed ahead of the world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German automaker says that the more pronounced kink in the rear opening gives the 3-door perfect a more aggressive stance than the five-door type making the new component of the Polo family show lower and wider than it truly is.
Other than that, there are no differences between the two models as the body dimensions of the three and five-door versions are matching with a span of 3,970 mm, width of 1,682 mm and height of 1,485 mm. The same applies to the interior plot and shipment capacities (280 to 952 liters).
At launch the 3-door Polo will be untaken in six engine versions and three tackle variants – Trendline, Comfortline, Highline. The primary gasoline choice composes of three engines with outputs of 60HP, 70HP and 85HP. VW said that it is also readying a turbocharged outspoken-booster TSI part from 105HP.
On the diesel side, the 3d Polo will be unfilled with three TDI engines producing 75HP, 90HP and 105HP. There will also be a fourth TDI, the new 75HP 1.2-liter TDI of the Polo BlueMotion that will be introduced in Frankfurt with sales set to originate at the launch of 2010. According to VW, the Bluemotion perfect will be the world’s most fuel-capable car in its group with a fuel consumption of 3.3 lt / 100km or 71.3mpg US equivalent to 87 g/km CO2.
The new three-door Polo that will compete against the Renault Clio and Ford Fiesta, is built at Volkswagen’s Pamplona production talent in Spain. European sales are scheduled to start in October (UK in early 2010).