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VOLKSWAGEN. VOLKSWAGEN in BRAZIL

Volkswagen do Brasil S. A, Rua Volkswagen 291 - Paraque Jabaquara, São Paulo, 04344-010, Brazil, tel. + 5511/55825122, 55825082, 55825091, fax + 5511/55825030, 55825031, http://www.volkswagen.com.br

VOLKSWAGEN FOX

VOLKSWAGEN CROSSFOX

VOLKSWAGEN GOL III

VOLKSWAGEN POLO IV

VOLKSWAGEN POLO SEDAN

VOLKSWAGEN GOLF IV

VOLKSWAGEN PARATI

VOLKSWAGEN SANTANA

VOLKSWAGEN KOMBI

Models produced in Brazil: Fox / Lupo II, CrossFox, Gol III / Pointer, Polo IV, Polo Sedan, Golf IV, Parati III / Gol Country / Po­inter SW, Santana, Kombi, Saveiro III / Gol Pick-up / Pointer Pick-up.

Production volume in Brazil in 2003 - 412,755 passenger vehicles and 19,078 pick-ups (exclu­ding CKD sets). In 1951, Volkswagen began the Brazilian assem-

bly (at Brasileira MOT in the years 1951-53, since 1953 at VW do Brasil), and in 1959 - production of the VW Beetle, which had been produced until 1986 and again between 1993 and 1996. At the end of 1967, VW took over DKW Vemag which produced DKW cars in the years 1956-68. Between 1979 (66% of shares) and 1980 (100% shares), VW bought Chrysler do Brasil which, since 1959, had pro­duced: Simca (1959-67), Chrysler (1967-69) and Dodge (1969-81) cars. Production of a small, 3-door Fox hatchback started in July 2003, followed by the 5-door version introduced in May 2004; the vehicle is provided with a petrol-alcohol 1.0-liter 71-72 hp engine or a 1.6-liter 101-103 hp plant. Since 2004, the car has been exported as the Lupo, with a 1.6-liter 100 hp engine, and to Europe -as the Fox with a 1.2-liter 54 hp unit, a 1.4-liter 75 hp plant, or a 1.4-liter 70 hp TDI - since 2005. The sports Fox Pepper and the cross-country CrossFox versions were first shown in October 2003. The latter version has been offered since the end of 2004 with a petrol-alcohol 1.6-liter 101-103 hp en­gine. In 1980 The original Gol debuted in 1980 and was replaced by its II generation in 1994. In 1999, VW presented the 3 / 5-door Gol III and the 5-door Parati III station wagon. The Gol is offered in Bra­zil with a 1.0-liter 57 hp plant, a 1.0-liter 61 hp alcohol- fueled engine, a 1.0-liter 65-68 hp, a 1.6-li­ter 97-99 hp, or a 1.8-liter 103-106 hp petrol-alcohol engine; in Argentina - with a 1.6-liter 93 hp unit or a 1.9-liter 64 hp diesel; and in Mexico, as the Pointer - with a 1.8-liter 90 hp engine, a 1.8-li­ter 105 hp plant, or a 2.0-liter 122 hp unit. The Parati is sold in Brazil with a 2.0-liter 112 hp power plant, a 1.6-liter 97-99 hp or a 1.8-liter 103-106 hp petrol-alcohol engine; in Argentina, as the Gol Country - with a 1.6-liter 93 hp plant or a 1.9-liter 64 hp diesel; and in Mexico, as the Pointer SW -with a 1.8-liter 105 hp power plant. The Brazilian 5-door Polo IV was introduced in February 2002, and now comes with a petrol-alcohol 1.6-liter 97-99 hp engine. The Polo Sedan with a 2.0-liter 116 hp or a petrol-alcohol 1.6-liter 97-99 hp engine debuted at the 2002 São Paulo Motor Show. The Po­lo Sedan for export is offered with the following power plants: 1.4-liter 75 hp; 1.6-liter 100 hp; 1.9-liter 64 hp SDI or a 1.4-liter 75 hp turbocharged diesel. Pilot production of the Golf IV, with a 1.6-liter 101 hp, a 2.0-liter 116 turbo and a 1.8-liter 150 hp engine (the Sport version) or a 1.8-liter 180 hp (the GTI version) turbo, started in 1998, followed by mass production in May 1999. The Brazilian San­tana sedan debuted in 1984, followed by the second generation of 1991. The vehicle was restyled in 1998 and now comes with a 1.8-liter 99 hp engine, a 1.8-liter 103 alcohol engine, or a 2.0-liter 114 hp plant. The program also includes a large, 8-seat Kombi (with a 1.6-liter 58 hp or a 1.6-liter 67 hp--Alcohol engine), which is identical to the German VW Bus T2 of 1970-83. The Saveiro pick-up, ba­sed on the Gol, was produced since 1982, and its third generation - since 1999. In Brazil, the car is sold with a 1.6-liter 97-99 hp or a 1.8-liter 103-106 hp engine, in Argentina - with a 1.6-liter 93 hp plant or a 1.9-liter 64 hp diesel, and in Mexico - as the Pointer Pick-up - with a 1.8-liter 105 hp unit. The Gol IV is scheduled for release in 2005.

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  11. CITROËN
  12. COBRACAR
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  14. EDRA
  15. EMIS
  16. FABRAL
  17. FER-CAR
  18. FIAT
  19. FIBRAVAN
  20. FORD
  21. HONDA
  22. KREMER DESIGN
  23. LAND ROVER
  24. LOBINI
  25. MAG
  26. MERCEDES-BENZ
  27. MITSUBISHI
  28. NISSAN
  29. OBVIO
  30. PEUGEOT
  31. RENAULT
  32. SHORT
  33. SS FIBERGLASS
  34. SULAM
  35. SUZUKI
  36. TOYOTA
  37. TROLLER
  38. VOLKSWAGEN
  39. W. W. TREVIS

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