The Polo Twist, Volkswagen’s value version of its popular supermini, is now available for £8,495 (RRP on the road), representing a reduction of £690.

The Twist is now the best-selling model in the Polo range, and features 14″ ‘Sao Paulo’ alloy wheels and a choice of metallic or pearl effect paint as standard. Standard equipment includes semi-automatic climate control, electric front windows, ABS, driver’s and front passenger’s airbags with front seat side airbags, central locking and electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors.

A range of four advanced and efficient engines is available for the Polo Twist: 1.2-litre 65 PS and 1.4-litre 75 PS petrol units, and 1.9-litre SDI 64 PS and 1.4-litre TDI 75 PS diesel powerplants. All engines are fitted with five-speed manual gearboxes as standard, while the 1.4-litre petrol engine is also available with four-speed automatic transmission. The Twist is offered in three- or five-door bodystyles meaning there’s one to suit every need.