Having put plans for production of the affordable Up! hatchback in India on hold, Volkswagen will continue to focus on bringing in variants of existing platforms. The CrossPolo with its rugged looks has been spotted testing by Motoroids and confirms speculation that the launch is on the cards.
The CrossPolo sits 15mm taller than the Polo and has matt black plastic cladding running around the car. Also spotted up front and rear are the aluminium finish scuff plates. VW will try to appeal to India’s fondness for rugged looking cars.
Powertrain options are expected to be the naturally aspirated 1.2L petrol and the 1.2L TSI that powers the Polo GT. The diesel option might be the current 1.2L diesel or the yet to be unveiled EA 189 1.5L diesel powerplant.
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