In most of Malaysian mindset, Volkswagen is a premium brand when it comes to car makers in Malaysia. Other than VW cars are imported, the main reason it’s the strong Euro exchange rate that make Volkswagen cars priced higher than others. Like any other car maker such as Toyota, General Motors. Volkswagen Group is trying to cover the automotive market from bottom to top. Volkswagen just revealed a four-door sedan Polo in Moscow, Russia.
From a glance, the VW Polo sedan, looks like Nissan Latio Sedan, Suzuki SX4 Sedan. In fact, the car is categories as small compact car segment. The car is built in Volkswagen’s factory in Russia. The idea of the Volkswagen Polo Sedan is design specifically to target the Russian market with the consideration of it’s climate and road condition.
Volkswagen used a more robust paints and parts to stand more aggressive agents to hopefully better resists things like stone chip. The suspension of the Polo Sedan is also tuned to adapt to bad road in Russia. The New Volkswageon Polo Sedan will be offering a new 1.6-litre Otto engine which pumps out sufficiently 105hp for the small car. Paired with a 5 speed manual transmissions or an option of a 6-speed tiptronic. There will be 3 trim level to choose from, named as Trendly, Comfortline & the top of the range Highline. The Polo Sedan Highline will come with standard air-bags and ESP.
More information to come while we awaits Volkswagen to announce. No news on the VW Polo Sedan in other continents, but looking into the world’s market – Personally i think China is quite positive and maybe this would be the right car to collaborate with Proton?