Feature Article: 2010 Volkswagen Polo Blue Motion Revealed With 1.2 Litre 3-Cylinder TDI Diesel
VOLKSWAGEN has revealed its new 1.2 litre three-cylinder TDI diesel engine, based on the direct-injected architecture of its larger 1.6 litre and 2.0 litre engines.
Set to power the Polo BlueMotion, the 1.2 TDI produces 55kW and 180Nm of torque - only just shy of the four-cylinder Ford Fiesta ECOnetic's 66kW and 200Nm of torque.
The new engine is still undergoing fuel consumption tests, but Volkswagen expects the small diesel to be rated at around 3.2 l/100km. CO2 emissions are ex... continue reading