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The Volkswagen Polo is best known for its hatchback bodystyle, but certain markets, like Russia, prefer a traditional sedan bodystyle. VW threw a bone to 4-door lovers in Moscow, when it unveiled its new Polo sedan, but the big news for us is that the Polo sedan is a lock to come to North America, as VW ramps up its quest to push 800,000 vehicles out the door each year by 2018.
The Russian Polo sedan will come with a 1.6L 103 horsepower four-cylinder with either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox, numbers that seem a little low for North American tastes. We’re hoping the 1.2 TSI turbo engine, or better yet, the Polo GTI, make it across the pond, but we won’t hold our breath.
Gallery: Volkswagen Polo Sedan
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