A post-rally recap of our 30-hour Non-Stop rally from 21st to 22nd November (Saturday and Sunday). Find out more about the new VW Polo and our rally at Polo.sg!
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Having spent a reasonable amount of time with the car, Ryan and I found ourselves fairly conversant about its features. Instead of just standing near the Polo and looking pretty (like male Race Queens), we ended up chatting with people who wanted to know more about it.
"Yes, the leather seats and 15-inch alloy rims are standard. Which part of the cow is the leather from? Er, I'm not sure."
"Four disc brakes, yes. No, the ESP on that button stands for Electronic Stability Programme, not Extra Sensory Perception."
"No sir, I am not sure if they sell bigger spoilers than the one included."
One thing you discover about Singaporean car buyers is that not everyone is into engines and power. We got asked about cup holders a lot (there are four in the front alone, and in the back seat, one big enough for a 1.5-litre soft drink bottle). Singaporeans must drink a lot of soft drinks while driving. (cont'd)