Volkswagen Virtus: the new generation of the Polo sedan is renamed


New Volkswagen Polo sedan.

The new variant sedan the Volkswagen Polo that is sold in South america has been filtered to full from Brazil. These new images, although rather blurry, we show the changes of the Polo sedan that will premiere this new season. But the main novelty will be the change of name, as from now on will be renamed Volkswagen Virtus.

The name change is quite important, as it suggests a completely new model and a separate visually from the range Pole. As we can see in the images, the Virtus, like the Polo, it maintains much of the style and the forms of its predecessor, although with some modified traits in his body, and a pretty inner renovated, with a new dashboard and instrumentation.

To the naked eye the changes are scarce, pilots and bumper take on new shapes, with some reliefs more stylish and new chrome trim, and at the back we find new pilots on the rear, now more stylized and arranged in a horizontal manner. The images are rather blurry, but betray a makeup considerable in these areas.


The interior is very renewed.

On the inside we find a dashboard that’s very renewed, which includes a large central display, located in the highest area of the dashboard and an instrument panel fully digital, all a step forward for a model of this segment, although we understand that this element will form part of the optional equipment. The steering wheel is also of new design and features 3 radios.

The Virtus, as the new Volkswagen Polo hatchback will be manufactured at the facilities of Volkswagen in Brazil, from where come to us precisely in these new spy pictures. Its launch will be in the month of November, in the principal markets in Latam.

Their technical data still have not been disclosed, contrary to that of the hatchback version that will be marketed in South america, but he says it could have a distance between shafts a little bigger than the Polo 5-door, about 2.60 meters, which means that would be 5 centimeters longer than the alternative Hatchback. In the chapter mechanic should find the petrol engine of and the 4-cylinder 1.6-liter and the new three-cylinder 1.0 TSi 128 HP.