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1991 VW POLO CL 1.3 3 Door **LOW MILEAGE



Near new condition with just 23,500 guaranteed miles from new.

The book pack includes the service schedule with, amazingly, 13 stamps confirming maintenance carried out periodically rather than on mileage.

Refinements include 5 speed gearbox, metal sunroof, removable Blaupunkt stereo, remote door mirror, etc.

The V5 confirms the vendor and two former keepers from new. 

The spare wheel and jack are unused.

On arrival a short test drive proved enjoyable with no mechanical faults evident. 

We haven't seen a Polo as good for many years!




On 1st May  1991  Mr Stanley  Lane made a short four and a half mile trip from his home at West Horsley, Surrey to collect  his new Polo from Colbome Garages  of Woking.  During  his ownership the car always  visited Colborne's the local Volkswagen main dealer  for it's regular  service. The Service Schedule is present,  stamped  and shows that the car was main dealer serviced  every year up until April 2003 (13,108 miles).

On  12/05/2003  Mr Lane sold the Polo to Mr Stanley Perry who was also a West Horsley resident,  the car travelled barely a mile round the block to it's new owner who garaged it and kept it in absolutely top condition. The car was rarely used, mainly just  for popping  down to the local shops until his passing in 2016. The car remained  in his garage and was included with the sale of his house.

The Polo was then advertised which  I spotted and being  such a desirable car and so local I just  had to add it to my small collection. I could see a mint future classic which  I intended keeping  for years. You rarely see such a sought  after 16 year old car in such good original  condition. During  my ownership I haven't registered the Polo to preserve  the two owner status. Sadly I have to find a new owner as the house we are soon to move too has little parking.  I know the next owner will be extremely happy with this amazing  Volkswagen .


All of the Tornado  Red (vw code: ly3d) paintwork is factory applied,  it has a deep shine and looks stunning.  There  is no fading common  to red cars more than likely due to the car avoiding  the elements  being garaged throughout it's life.  There is no rust anywhere,  the wheel  arches are body coloured  and so is underneath the floor. No panels  have been replaced  and there is obviously no welding  anywhere!

A nice factory option is the steel sliding  roof which  has a small wind deflector that pops up to prevent  booming.  The roof winds back and forwards freely.


Extremely clean with the original  smell that new VW's had in the late 80's and 90's, I remember this well from when  I used to work for a main VW dealer in 1989.  The seat fabric has no wear at all, the seats look like they have never been sat on and the carpet has been protected by VW Polo tailored  rubber  mats (not shown  in pictures).  There  is no damage  or scratches  to the plastic trim.  The interior really  is like new confirming how little use the car has had over the years. The all important dealer rear window sticker is still in place.

All controls work as does the 80's pull out FM radio cassette,  a new pull up chrome wing aerial has just been installed.  There are two rear inertia seat belts and a lap belt so the whole  family can come  for the ride tool

The engine has covered just 23,000  miles  and is smooth and responsive. There  are no rattles  or bangs  as you would  expect from such a low mileage car.  The engine  bay is spotless and all of the factory warning  stickers  are present.


I haven't  used the Polo that much but when I have it is such fun to drive. The steering  is accurate, gear change is slick and the brakes pull up very well.  It really does drive the same as it would  have done when  it left the showroom.  I remember the cold day I collected it, the sun was out, I opened  the sunroof and put the heater  on, I just couldn't stop smiling.

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  • Lot Number: 137
  • Year: 1991
  • Make: VW
  • Model: Polo
  • Registration: H395 KPF
  • Engine Size: 1272cc
  • Current Milometer Reading: 23,500
  • MOT Expiry Date: 16-11-2018
  • Estimate: £2500 ~ £3000