Next-generation VW Polo expected in 2017

According to a report by IAB, the next generation VW Polo hatchback is just about a year away. The company is yet to make an announcement regarding it, but the report also goes on to say that the 2017 Polo will be based on a new platform.

Volkswagen Polo GTI

The said platform — MQB A0 in VW speak — will also underpin the T-Cross SUV that was showcased in concept form at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Engine options will include TSI and TDI units and we might just see the current 1.2-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine go away — not that it will be missed a lot, mind!

It’s again too soon to talk about the vehicle’s arrival in India, considering the current Polo line-up has a lot to offer. Apart from the regular updates etc., there’s the Polo GTI performance hatchback and the Ameo compact sedan headed for the Indian market later this year.

Use of Polo GTI’s image for representational purposes only.

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