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Live photo update] Volkswagen Polo Mk V unveiled

has revealed its next-generation Polo which will be launched at the Motor Show this The 2010 model will production in June, according to the Earlier this year, America CEO Stefan Jacoby the Polo would be offered in the States and Canada for the first ever, starting with the 2010 model.

It’s not clear exactly the Polo will come to but VW development chief Ulrich made it clear in a January the German automaker is ready to on increased demand for small, cars.

The small-car segment is the growing segment in the U.S., told Automotive News . Oil will rise again and will drive small car up further.

VW has announced the ambitious goal of its sales to around 800,000 in the annually over the next

The low-price Polo would add to that bottom line at least VW hopes.

With our heritage, we are used to compact and cars. We are working right now to these cars for the American VW of America CEO Stefan Jacoby

VW is quick to point out the new Polo’s safety, which will be important to American buyers. The car is achieves a five-star rating the new EuroNCAP safety standards. The structural rigidity of the Polo’s contributes to these results.

In the footwell area alone, in a frontal crash is reduced by 50 In the case of a side impact, the was reduced by 20 percent, the company

In addition, car is equipped with ESP electronic stabilization program Hill Hold Control, a slew of standard airbags, combined head-thorax airbags in the front seatbacks). Other include belt tensioners and force limiters plus warning indicator and head that counteract the risk of injury. Curtain airbags to rear passengers are optional.

Despite significant improvements VW reduced the car’s overall by 7.5 percent. A seven-speed dual-clutch is available, and several engine will be offered in Europe, four gasoline and three models.

VW chose to highlight just two of the new both of which are likely for the U.S. market. The new 1.2-liter TSI has a twin turbocharged four-cylinder injection gasoline engine produces 103 horsepower and delivers economy of 43 mpg. The 1.6-liter TDI mill delivers 88 horsepower and 62 making it the lowest emitting diesel in the world, according to VW.

that Polo drivers be able to order on their new include static turning integrated in the front fog lights, Comfortline up), side airbags (head airbag for front and rear passengers), and radio-navigation systems and integrated telephone systems. A panorama and bi-xenon headlights will at a later time.

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