Volkswagen has added a new “lifestyle orientated” model to its popular Polo range. The Polo Fun has a chrome-coloured roof-railing and a 20 mm higher suspension.

Volkswagen has added a new “lifestyle orientated” model to its popular Polo range. The Polo Fun has a chrome-coloured roof-railing and a 20 mm higher suspension.

According to , the new four-door Polo will be shown for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. It has special bumpers, individual colours and 17" alloy wheels with sporty low-profile 215/40 ZR 17 tyres.

The Polo Fun will be on offer with four petrol engines from 40 kW to 74 kW - including an FSI engine - as well two diesel engines with 55 kW and 74 kW.

The biggest unveiling for Volkswagen will be the Golf V, which was covered last month by CARtoday.com, but there will be other vehicles on display.

There is a long wheelbase Phaeton, with the distance between the wheels increased by 120 mm and providing more legroom for the rear passengers.

The longer version of the Phaeton also has a comprehensive range of standard fittings such as the leather equipment package, glass sunroof, rear operating unit for the air conditioning, as well as sunblinds for the rear window (electric) and the rear side windows. The long Phaeton model is on offer with the new V8 engine, the W12 and the V10 TDI.

A high-torque TDI engine will be fitted in the New Beetle Cabriolet. The 74 kW direct injection engine with a maximum torque of 250 N.m.

A new engine is also available in the Touran. The 2,0-litre FSI with petrol direct injection has an output of 110 kW. A further new addition to the programme is a six-speed direct- shift gearbox (DSG) for both the TDI engines in the Touran.

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