Volkwagen India have officially introduced the Polo 1.6 in India. The Polo 1.6 boasts a class leading 1.6 litre 4 cylinder petrol engine with maximum power output of 105PS @ 5250 rpm and a Torque of 153NM@3750 rpm. Seem like we have another genuine hot hatch on the scene after the much loved Palio 1.6. The engine is mated with a 5-speed manual gear box and has an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 15.96 km/litre.
The new car will have body coloured bumpers, chrome strip in front grille, body coloured outside door handles & mirrors, galvanized body with 6 years anti-corrosion warranty and 15 inch alloy wheels.
On the inside, the car will have chrome covered gear knob and door handles. There will be some additional chrome in the interior trims. The car will have storage compartments for 1 litre bottles, 60/40 split folding rear seats and superior ‘livon’ upholstery.
As regards safety, the car will feature ABS, front driver and passenger airbags and electronic anti theft immobilizer.
The 1.6 will also offer features like multi function information display including door opening warning, height adjustable driver’sseat, adjustable power steering, rear de fogger and power locks with remote transmitters.
The highline petrol variant of the new car has been priced at Rs. 6.16 lakhs, ex showroom New Delhi.
Commenting on this new variant, Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board and Director Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said “with the introduction of this variant the Polo becomes even more exciting for our customers as it becomes more powerful and fun to drive while continuing to maintain all the features available in the 1.2 l Polo variant.’