Volkswagen presented the image of the budget crossover based on the Polo

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Volkswagen presented the image of the budget crossover based on the Polo

New SUV of the German mark will enter the market in the middle of this year, first it will be the Brazilians. It is expected that the model will be offered with only one turbo and front wheel drive.

Compact kupeobrazny crossover Volkswagen announced in August 2019, but only at the end of the year, it was announced his name – Nivus. At the same time, the brand has published videotizer giving an idea of what it looks like new. Now there is a second movie, it is depicted the interior. We will remind, Nivus developed by Brazilian division of VW, it is built on a platform MQB A0, which also underpins the Polo hatchback, sedan and SUV Virtus T-Cross.

Judging by the teaser, the cabin is made in the style of relatives: “coupe” received a multimedia system with a large screen and a virtual tidy. But multimedia Nivus its own, it’s called VW Play, it is also created by the Brazilians. Significantly only one difference from complexes Polo, Virtus and T-Cross – the lack of physical buttons. Other details about VW Play the company did not disclose.

As for the external appearance, the peculiarities, in addition to kupeobrazny silhouette, vertical blocks of fog light and quite narrow horizontal lights, floating on the baggage door. And Nivus will be the first model of Volkswagen in Brazil with a new logo.

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According to preliminary data, the wheelbase of the SUV coincides with the Brazilian Polo hatch – of 2.56 m (have Virtus and T-Cross – 2,65 m). Models designate only one engine – the “turbotron” 1.0 TSI of the Polo. Local petrol hatchback version of this engine produces 116 BHP power engine running on ethanol is 128 HP it is Expected that Nivus will be offered with a six-speed “mechanics” or “automatic” (a Brazilian VW Polo is available with 5МКП or 6АКП). But drive only the front.

Brazil, of course, will be the first country to start sales of the new SUV, where first production will be organized. On the conveyor Nivus have to get up in may. After “coupe” learn Brazilian market, it will appear and in other countries of South America. Nivus and Volkswagen plan to produce and sell in Europe, but there is no information about when and where “prescribe” model.

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