New Volkswagen Polo GT TDI Launched @ INR 8.08 lakhs

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Polo GT TDI - Rear LS

Volkswagen India, the Indian subsidiary of popular European carmaker, recently announced the launch of the new Polo GT TDI.

The new Polo GT TDI comes equipped with a 1.6 litres 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine which has a max power of 77 kW (105 PS) and a peak torque of 250 Nm. With this, the new Polo GT TDI becomes the most powerful diesel hatchback in its segment. The Volkswagen Polo GT TDI is priced at Rs. 8.08 lakh, ex showroom, Delhi.

Commenting on the launch of the New Polo GT TDI, Mr. Arvind Saxena, Managing Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd said “We are committed to bringing in the latest and the most efficient vehicle technologies to the Indian market. The New Polo GT TDI has been created to cater to the requirements of discerning customers, who want the best possible mix of strong power delivery, outstanding driving dynamics and class-leading fuel efficiency.

In addition to class-leading power and performance, the New Polo GT TDI offers an ARAI-certified 19.78 kmpl of fuel efficiency.

Sales of the Polo GT TDI will commence from September 13, 2013.

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On the outside, the GT TDI comes with:

  • “Estrada” 185/60 R15 alloy wheels
  • Halogen headlamps with black finish
  • “GT” Chrome front grille
  • Galvanised body

On the inside, the car gets: • Superior ‘Milan’ Titanschwarz fabric upholstery

  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather wrapped gearshift knob and handbrake lever handle
  • Chrome interior trims
  • Aluminum pedal cluster
  • Sunglass holder inside glove box
  • Front centre console including 12V outlet
  • Luggage compartment cover/parcel tray

The car comes pretty loaded and boasts of features like-

‘Climatronic’ automatic air conditioning with dust and pollen filter

Two Din RCD 320 music system with USB, Aux-in, SD Card, Bluetooth and 4 speakers

  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • Speed-sensitive electronic power steering
  • Steering wheel, tilt and telescopic adjustable
  • Remote control central locking
  • Instrument cluster with Multi-function display
  • Height adjustable driver’s seat
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Lane change indicator – triple flash
  • Central locking with boot opener in company logo

Safety and Security features on offer include-

  • ABS (Anti-lock brake system)
  • Dual frontal airbags, driver and co-passenger side
  • Electronic engine immobilizer with floating code
  • Pinch guard safety for all 4 power windows
  • Front disc brakes
  • Fog light, front & rear

The New Polo GT TDI will be offered in 3 different colours:

  • Candy White
  • Flash Red
  • Deep Black Pearl

It can be clearly understood that the upcoming Polo variant is aimed at those prospective hot hatch buyers who are scared of high fuel prices and hence, are apprehensive of putting their money on the GT TSI. It remains to be seen if the GT TDi would become as popular as the Fiat Palio 1.6 GTX, the hot hatch of yore.