Volkswagen have added a new model to the Polo line-up – based on the ‘Match’ the new ‘R Line’ starts at £15,195 for the three-door car and rises to £15,815 for the five-door. The Polo R Line is available to order at your local Volkswagen dealer now, with first deliveries expected in July 2012.
The Polo R Line builds on the specification of the Polo Match with unique styling touches to both the interior and exterior. The uqnie R Line styling pack comprises deeper R Line front and rear bumpers, a black gloss radiator grille with R Line badging, deeper side sills and 16-inch ‘Mallory’ alloy wheels. From the B-pillars back, the glass is dark-tinted and 65 per cent light-absorbing, while the standard front fog lights act as static cornering lights.
On the inside you are met with brushed aluminium scuff plates with R Line logos and sports seats with ‘Kyalami’ cloth upholstery and an R Line logo on the headrests, along with a leather-trimmed three-spoke steering wheel with R Line logo and aluminium-capped pedals, while the roof lining is finished in black cloth.
Standard equipment on the R Line includes VW’s RCD 310 radio/CD player with six speakers and multi-device interface for your iPod or other compatible mp3 player. There is Climatic’ semi-automatic air conditioning, a multifunction trip computer, electric windows (including in the rear on five-door models), height-adjustable front seats, a split-folding rear-seat backrest, electrically operated and heated door mirrors, illuminated vanity mirrors, front and rear reading lights, a tyre pressure monitor and remote central locking.
There is only one engine for the R Line and that is the 1.2-litre 105 PS TSI petrol unit, with a six-speed manual gearbox. This will take the Polo R Line from 0-62 mph in 9.7 seconds, and on to a top speed of 118 mph. According to Volkswagen fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 53.3 mpg and CO2 emissions are rated at 124 g/km.
This is a 8-year+ news article, from our Volkswagen archive, which dates back to the year 2000.
If in doubt check with your local Volkswagen dealer as car prices and technical data will have changed since 2012.
Although our car news is published in good faith, we cannot guarantee it to be error free or complete or up-to-date.
Volkswagen Polo Images may not be UK specification cars. Colours and exterior and/or interior elements may differ from actual models.
The car news and images remain the copyright of the rights holder and may not be used without their consent.