We at VWvortex have long been enamored of the Polo, so when we heard one of the superefficient BlueMotion variety would be making a special visit to the US, we knew we had to get acquainted with the best of both worlds — the forbidden hot hatch and its game-changing, Stateside-bound engineering.
The term “BlueMotion” has been tossed around a lot recently, since VW is heavily promoting clean diesel technology (“Blue” jointly symbolizing Volkswagen and the earth’s elements, “Motion” representing forward mobility). The Polo BlueMotion and Passat BlueMotion were brought to American soil as a part of Volkswagen’s Dieselution Tour, traveling cross-country alongside several upcoming US-market TDI cars.
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Modified by Cherise@VWvortex at 4:11 PM 4-27-2008