Volkswagen offers limited edition ‘Original’ Polo in Germany

Article by Andrew Christian, on August 6, 2015

Volkswagen is releasing a Polo limited premium special edition model – the “Original” version – as a tribute to the first Polo unveiled by the German carmaker. Interested buyers, fans and enthusiasts could claim ownership to one of just 1,000 Polo Original models to be sold in Germany.

Setting apart the four-door Polo Original from others are its door mirror caps in body color, smoked rear lights, and the Polo "Original" emblem on the wings as well as "Original" lettering on the door sill plates. Completing the limited edition’s “Original” looks are LED headlights, a high-gloss black radiator grille and 16-inch "Portago" alloy wheels.

Some of the 1,000 limited edition cars are available with exclusive Honey Orange Metallic paintwork. Moving inside, buyers can find a multifunction steering wheel, a gear lever knob and handbrake grip in leather with "Truffle" colored stitching.

The limited edition models feature black/orange sports seats with a tartan design, faux leather side bolsters and headrests. Also visible are special paintwork accents and pedals with an aluminum look.

Standard technical features include Climatronic climate control system, a hands-free unit and the MEDIA-IN multimedia socket, as well as the Front Assist ambient traffic monitoring system with the City Emergency Braking feature.

Also installed as standard are the Rear View reversing camera which allows a driver to see what is behind the vehicle on the radio/navigation system screen. The Polo Original is available in six engine-gearbox variants. It has a starting price of €19,950, which means a discount of €1,119 when compared to a similarly equipped production model.

Press Release

Polo Original: Special edition in celebration of the model's 40th birthday

After 40 years of a fascinating small-car history and more than 14 million vehicles sold, the Volkswagen Polo is now available as a limited premium special edition model: beginning today, Polo fans can purchase one of just 1,000 Polo "Original" models in Germany.

The clearly distinctive features of the four-door Polo "Original" include door mirror caps in body colour, smoked rear lights, the Polo "Original" emblem on the wings and "Original" lettering on the door sill plates.

The vehicle's modern exterior is rounded out by LED headlights, a high-gloss black radiator grille and 16-inch "Portago" alloy wheels. Some of the cars are also available in exclusive Honey Orange Metallic paintwork.

Moreover, high-quality interior features a multifunction steering wheel and a gear lever knob and handbrake grip in leather with "Truffle" coloured stitching. In a tribute to the first-ever Polo, the limited edition models boast black/orange sports seats with a tartan design, as well as faux leather side bolsters and headrests.

The interior has also been visibly upgraded through the inclusion of special paintwork accents and pedals with an aluminium look.The Climatronic climate control system, a hands-free unit and the MEDIA-IN multimedia socket are all available as standard equipment.

Front Assist ambient traffic monitoring system with the City Emergency Braking feature can help reduce the likelihood of a collision, or even prevent one altogether. The Rear View reversing camera makes parking easier by displaying the area behind the vehicle on the radio/navigation system screen.

Polo Original, which comes in six engine-gearbox variants, is available from €19,950. In other words, along with the exclusivity the model offers, customers can also benefit from a discount of €1,119 as compared to a similarly equipped production model.

Topics: vw, vw polo, hatchback

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