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The CrossPolo will be launched at the upcoming Essen Motor Show and is the successor the the PoloFun. Although it looks the SUV part the car doesn't feature any off-road engineering and is only front-wheel-driven.

However, it is 15.4cm higher than an average Polo and comes with 17-inch alloy wheels.

Special design features include metal coloured roof rails and an additional matt aluminium front air inlet.

It will be available with the normal Polo's engine line up, which comprises of petrol and diesel powertrains.

VW South African spokesperson Songezo Zibi told Wheels24 that there is no indication yet if it will come here.

"We think it would be nice for our market but it all depends on VW Germany agreeing to release it for us. We'll know early next year," he said.


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