Volkswagen announced the commencement of bookings of the new Polo GTI hot hatch.
VW showcased the car at the 2016 Auto Expo and confirmed the launch this year itself. This Limited Edition 3 door Polo GTI will come equipped with a 1.8L 4-cylinder TSI engine matted with a 7-speed automatic DSG transmission producing 141 kW (192 PS) of raw power. The GTI comes well equipped with 6 airbags, ABS, Hill-hold and ESP.
In terms of styling to the exterior the Polo GTI gets unmistakable red GTI insignia, GTI badges on the front honeycomb mesh grille, LED headlights with day time running lights, new sportier front and rear bumpers with bigger air intake, red brake callipers, dark red tail light clusters, rear roof spoiler, sunroof, sporty side skirts, and twin exposed tailpipes.
The interior has many and nice touches exclusive to the GTI. The dashboard gets an all-black treatment while the centre console which houses the infotainment system and climate control receives a high end piano black treatment. The Golf inspired se
Polo GTI Key specs and features
|0 – 100Kmph||7.2 seconds|
|Engine Type||1.8L 4 CYL TSI|
|Top Speed||233 Kmph|
|Gearbox||Automatic 7 Speed DSG|
|Max. Output||141 kW@5400-6200 rpm|
|Max. Torque||250 Nm@1250-5300 rpm|
|Signature Design Elements|
|GTI Honeycombed Grill|
|LED Headlamps with red inserts|
|Dual chrome exhaust pipes|
|GTI Signature Red Coloured Stripes & Stitching|
With the introduction of GTI, Volkswagen aims to blast its presence in the performance cars category bringing in Volkswagen’s more than 40 years old GTI legacy into India.
Volkswagen will curate a unique test drive experience for a select and lucky few petrol heads and the details will be available at www.volkswagen.co.in
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The car will be bought via CBU route and only 99 cars are being made available to the Indian market. Volkswagen GTI will be available for bookings at select Volkswagen showrooms across India. The Polo GTI is available at INR 25.65 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Mumbai*) *without Octroi and local taxes INR 25.99 (Ex-Showroom Delhi)
Volkswagen Polo GTI quick walkaround video
Volkswagen Polo GTI image gallery