For a big-name brand crossover, you have to appreciate this car’s restraint.

I mean, have you seen a pair of Beats headphones? I see them all the time, on the bus, at the gym, jogging past me as I sit in traffic…

Point is, the always overly-colourful Dr. Dre-branded creations are themselves wearable marketing beacons, nearly impossible to miss, and that’s how the fans like it.

So, the fact that a few small logos and a pinstripe sticker are the only overtly identifiable ‘Beats’ features on this Polo’s exterior is almost impressive. I think it speaks more to Volkswagen’s restraint.

Will it be enough to convince serial Beats fans, though? Oh, and more importantly, what’s the audio system actually like?

Read on to find out.