Volkswagen Polo will no longer be available in India. The company has stopped its production. A significant reason is Volkswagen launching new models in its portfolio and focusing on SUVs. The company has shared an emotional letter regarding Polo’s departure from the Indian market, becoming quite viral on social media.
12 years long journey
Volkswagen has shared a Goodbye Letter from Polo on its social media. It is written in…
Roads are beautiful, but everyone has an end somewhere. After 12 years of continuous running, it’s time for me to apply the brakes.
I remember very well how in 2009, I blinked my headlamp for the first time at Chakan Plant in Pune. India saw me at the 2010 Auto Expo amid applause.
During my never-to-be-forgettable journey, I went to many places, found love from people and got invitations to go on trips I hadn’t even dreamed of.
I had a huge responsibility to give India the joy of German engineering and the experience of driving well; after all, I belong to the Volkswagen family.
If I didn’t have all this, I would never have been able to do this, like…
The engineers tightened my nuts and bolts and joined me together.
The dealers who put me in the showroom to show the world.
The service team supported me even when I was in minor pain.
And all of you who are reading this letter now. My heartfelt thanks to all of you. After all, a car is nothing without a driver.
When I came to India, there was only one hatchback car. But you all made me feel like being the most favourite hatchback ever.
I love writing this letter, and now I can’t wait to spend these last few days with you. I am handing over this legacy to my SUVW (Volkswagen’s new SUV range) and sedan siblings. I am sure they will take you forward.
Keep enjoying the fun driving, and give me a place in your heart. Till then …
Your best friend,
Launched Legend Edition
Volkswagen launched the Legend Edition of the Polo a few days before its departure from the Indian market. Its ex-showroom price is Rs 10.25 lakh. Only 700 units of this have been made available in the Indian market. A 1.0-litre TSi Turbo Petrol engine powers this edition Polo. It generates max power of 109 bhp and peak torque of 175Nm.