Volkswagen Polo Beats Special Edition front viewVolkswagen has just announced the market release of the Polo Beats Special Edition. Developed within the collaboration with the audio specialist Beats Electronics, this small car is actually capable of fantastic sounds. The fresh styling cues are also a benefit. Here are the details.

The Sound System

The unique sound system comprises of 300-watt, eight-channel amplifier featuring a digital signal processor (DSP).  The latter delivers high-performance audio processing of the seven high-end loudspeakers. The speaker's location is the following: two tweeters in the A-pillars, two woofers in the front doors, two broadband speakers in the back with a subwoofer integrated into the spare wheel well.

The Fresh Looks

Some of the exterior styling cues, which are standard for all Polos are also fitted here. These include the 16-inch ‘Knight' alloy wheels. Differentiations are the darkened rear light clusters and 65 % tinted rear windows; the ‘High Gloss Black' radiator grille and the ‘Flash Red' graphics, ‘Pure White' or ‘Black' door mirrors with integrated indicators. To shw the significance of the model, there is unique ‘Beats' badge on the B-pillar.

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In terms of the interior, the Polo Beats is equipped with ‘Cortina Silver' trim on the centre console and air vent surrounds; leatherette door panels and chrome trim; carpet mats with red stitching, and ‘Beats' sill protectors on the doors. The seats are  sporty and they feature Alcantara side bolsters and a special ‘Beats' cloth centre section, while the seatbelts add to their design thin vertical red stripes.

Volkswagen Polo Beats Special Edition rear view

The EngineRange

Polo Beats Edition will be offered with three- or five-door configuration. Customers can also choose among three petrol units and one diesel engine (specifications are included in the table below).

Volkswagen Polo Beats is available to order now with a starting price of £13,910.

Volkswagen Polo Beats Pricing
Engine Transmission No. of doors Power CO₂ (g/km) OTR Price
1.0 BMT Five-speed manual Three-door 60 106* £13,910.00
1.0 BMT Five-speed manual Five-door 60 106* £14,540.00
1.0 BMT Five-speed manual Three-door 75 108* £14,435.00
1.0 BMT Five-speed manual Five-door 75 108* £15,065.00
1.2 TSI BMT Five-speed manual Three-door 90 107* £15,055.00
1.2 TSI BMT Five-speed manual Five-door 90 107* £15,685.00
1.2 TSI BMT Seven-speed auto DSG Three-door 90 109* £16,430.00
1.2 TSI BMT Seven-speed auto DSG Five-door 90 109* £17,060.00
1.4 TDI BMT Five-speed manual Three-door 75 93* £16,120.00
1.4 TDI BMT Five-speed manual Five-door 75 93* £16,750.00

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Source: Volkswagen