Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion launched in Europe; does 24.4 kmpl

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Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion (1)

The all-new Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion for Europe has been unveiled. And thanks to improved aerodynamics, low resistance tires, a lowered ride height, regenerative braking and a transmission with longer gear ratios, this new Polo variant does a commendable 24.4 kmpl and spews just 94 grams of CO2 per kilometer!

Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion (3)

Visual differences are all in favor for better aerodynamics, which includes a revised, blocked-out, single slit grille, new wheels and a slightly re-worked rear spoiler with subtle extensions.

Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion (2)

With diesel prices on the boil internationally, this is the first time for Volkswagen when the BlueMotion technology meets a petrol powered unit.Under the hood, the Polo comes with a 1.0 liter gasoline engine with 95 horsepower and 160 Nm peak of torque. In spite of it’s frugal characteristics. top speed is rated at an optimistic 190 km/hr, while the car will 0 to 100 km/h in 10.5 seconds.

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The new Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion has a starting price of 15.925 Euros, which translates to about Rs. 12.3 lakh INR.