16 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

New Polo wins Small Car of the Year at the Scottish Car of the Year awards

New Polo wins Small Car of the Year at the Scottish Car of the Year awards
Fresh from its Golden Steering Wheel awards last week, the new Polo has clinched its first UK trophy, winning Small Car of the Year at the Scottish Car of the Year awards. Placed in the fiercely competitive supermini category, the Polo was crowned champion at a ceremony in St Andrews after being tested by judges on Scottish roads.
The panel said: ‘The Polo’s mix of quality and competitive pricing plus a wide range of trim and engine options ensured its place on pole position. If only everything in life was as reliable as our 2009 champion.’
Volkswagen reports that since the new fifth-generation Polo went on sale on 16 October, over 8,000 advance orders have been taken, beating projected volumes by 86%. This high level of interest is expected to be sustained in the New Year with the introduction of the new 83mpg Polo BlueMotion. Over 1,060,000 Polos have found homes in the UK, since the model’s introduction in 1975.
Chris Craft, Director of Volkswagen UK, commented: ‘To win this award is a tremendous honour. The Scottish market is incredibly important to us and the Polo accounts for nearly a third of all Volkswagens sold in Scotland. We’re looking forward to even greater success in 2010.’

2009 Volkswagen Polo

Fresh from its double victory at the Golden Steering Wheel awards last week, the new Polo has clinched its first UK trophy, winning Small Car of the Year at the Scottish Car of the Year awards. Placed in the fiercely competitive supermini category, the Polo was crowned champion at a ceremony in St Andrews after being tested by judges on Scottish roads.

The panel said: ‘The Polo’s mix of quality and competitive pricing plus a wide range of trim and engine options ensured its place on pole position. If only everything in life was as reliable as our 2009 champion.’

Volkswagen reports that since the new fifth-generation Polo went on sale on 16 October, over 8,000 advance orders have been taken, beating projected volumes by 86%. This high level of interest is expected to be sustained in the New Year with the introduction of the new 83mpg Polo BlueMotion. Over 1,060,000 Polos have found homes in the UK since the model’s introduction in 1975.

Chris Craft, Director of Volkswagen UK, commented: ‘To win this award is a tremendous honour. The Scottish market is incredibly important to us and the Polo accounts for nearly a third of all Volkswagens sold in Scotland. We’re looking forward to even greater success in 2010.’

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