I'd take the Polo over the Golf. Great choice!
Yeah it’s also 10 grand cheaper than the Golf GTI, which is going to be outdated within the next few months as the MK8 GTI comes out. The Polo also has the same 2.0 Litre Turbo Engine has the Golf GTI. Just detuned so it’s around 30BHP less.I'd take the Polo over the Golf. Great choice!
Wait.... Maybe I'm confused with the Polo R. Still, I find the Polo in general a more fun car to drive to the limit in.It is what I thought based on looks. I just don't think the Polo can handle the power as well as the Golf does. When I drove it I was having the spinning front wheels a lot. Plus a fair bit of torque steer.
Is the number plate on that Polo GTI real or fake? If it's real, I for one cannot figure out what the letters and numbers are supposed to be for it to be a legal plate.
If it is a real plate, then it really does spoil what is otherwise a lovely car.
the only R Polo is a Polo R-Line. The R-line is just a sportier body kit, but you can still get it with a super slow 1.0 litre 3 cylinder Engine if you wanted. I belive they did make a prototype Polo R of the previous shape, but it never saw production it was just a concept car for showing off rallying I think.Wait.... Maybe I'm confused with the Polo R. Still, I find the Polo in general a more fun car to drive to the limit in.
We have a lowly Polo Beats in our family and it's great fun to drive. I can only imagine what it must be like with twice the power!the only R Polo is a Polo R-Line. The R-line is just a sportier body kit, but you can still get it with a super slow 1.0 litre 3 cylinder Engine if you wanted. I belive they did make a prototype Polo R of the previous shape, but it never saw production it was just a concept car for showing off rallying I think.
The Polo GTI is a 2.0 litre Turbo 200BHP engine from the Golf GTI. Just detuned by 30bhp.
Nice one family owned Zed you've found there.I've never had a proper 'performance car' before - just a couple of quick-ish cars in my youth (Renault 5 GT Turbo, and Dutton Phaeton kit car)..... I do very few miles, so having another diesel doesn't make sense, and our next main car (for my wife) will most likely be an EV of some sort. So before that happens, it's time to have one last 'hurrah'! Sticking two fingers up to the environmentalists before we all get assimilated......
So, a new, to me, toy. It has obviously been someone else's weekend fun machine, as despite being 8 years old, it has less than 20,000 miles on the clock. Just two owners, a pair of brothers, (so just a one family car).....
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3.7 litre NA V6 - it's no slouch. Sure, there are faster cars out there - but this is back to basics, hair on your chest, hang on for dear life sort of stuff! Immense fun to be had on the twisty turnies up here in the North Pennines!
Oh, and I have a few mods waiting in the wings to make her sing a little more - I've informed the insurance company already, and they're not interested in anything that produces less than a 10% power gain - so I have a spare 32 horses to find before that becomes bothersome!
HFC's should be here tomorrow!
This used to be a major concern on here, and we used to recommend people disguise them. But given you can now pop on Thames Valley Trader (for example) and see this:its not real thats just a template I use on all photos of my own cars online. I don't want my real number plate to be visible as it makes it easy pickings for cloning, thieves and such.