How Audi made the first Polo - tracing this popular Volkswagen's history back to 1972

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2021 Volkswagen Polo
2021 Volkswagen Polo

Despite being terrifically popular and profitable by the late 1960s, the Volkswagen Beetle was still trying to trade pre-War technology in a rapidly developing compact-car marketplace.

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