PORT ELIZABETH – Volkswagen South Africa is including some swag to its locally-built Polo Vivo hatchback with the discharge of a brand new home-brewed particular version referred to as the Mswenko.
Mswenko (pronounced m-swe-nkoh) is the isiZulu expression for “swag”, and that’s precisely what VWSA got down to create with the brand new type, which is in keeping with the 63kW 1.4-litre Comfortline type.
What units it aside?
On the outdoor, the Polo Vivo Mswenko is prominent by means of 16-inch Anthracite colored alloy wheels, a black painted roof, a chrome exhaust tip, contrasting mirrors which might be to be had in two colors and, in fact, outstanding Mswenko facet decals.
The version is to be had in 4 colors: Pure White, Reflex Silver, Limestone Grey and Reef Blue.
The Polo Vivo Mswenko is much more vibrant within, the place you’ll to find new tri-colour Ocean Blue seat upholstery in addition to Anthracite headliner and silver dashboard inserts. Over and above the standard Comfortline specification, the version additionally receives a leather-covered steerage wheel and gearshift lever.
VWSA’s gross sales and advertising and marketing director Mike Glendinning says the Mswenko is a “fashion-inspired derivative which features unique styling details and serves to appeal to customers that are dynamic and young at heart”.
The Polo Vivo Mswenko might be to be had at native dealerships from October, priced at R246 900, which represents an R18 300 top class over the common 1.4 Comfortline type that it’s in keeping with.
As with the remainder of the Polo Vivo vary, a three-year/120 000km guaranty is incorporated in the cost, however you’ll have to pay further for a provider plan.