Auto Expo 2016: Volkswagen Polo GTi unveiled; dubbed as India’s hottest hatch


Volkswagen Polo GTi

Volkswagen today unveiled the Polo GTI at the 13th edition of the Delhi Auto Expo. Under the hood of the Polo GTI is a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder petrol engine with Volkswagen’s TSI engine technology which combines direct gasoline injection with turbocharging, and produces 192 PS of power. Power is sent to the front wheels via a  7 – speed DSG gear box. A launch is expected in the coming months.

On this occasion, Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “The Polo GTI is specifically designed for the true blue enthusiasts, whose thirst for thrill is not only about having a powerful car, but also being well versed with the GTI philosophy.The Polo GTI ticks all the boxes when it comes to providing a complete performance package and sets the driver apart from his peer group. We are confident that the world renowned, highly acclaimed features of the carline will strongly appeal to Polo GT loyalists and driving enthusiasts in India as well.”

The Polo GTI can be externally differentiated by the red GTI insignia, distinctive side sills and GTI- specific rear spoiler.As for safety, the Polo GTI comes fitted with ABS, ESP & Hill-hold functions and airbags as standard features. Furthermore, the Volkswagen Polo GTI engine comes equipped with the capability of delivering EU 6 emissions norms.

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