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Volkswagen India to Launch Polo GTI in September

If latest rumours are to be believed, Volkswagen India could be ready to launch the Polo GTI in India later this year. Before it goes official in India, the hatchback will be unveiled at the Auto Expo in Delhi next month. The Polo GTI debuted last year at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show 2015. The new Polo GTI is likely to feature a 1.8-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that churns out 188bhp of power and maximum torque of 320Nm, mated to a  seven-speed DSG transmission,

The new Polo GTI is likely to feature a 1.8-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that churns out 188bhp of power and maximum torque of 320Nm, mated to a  seven-speed DSG transmission. All this allows the Polo GTI to make it from 0-100 km/hr in 6.7 seconds.

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Design wise the new Polo GTI is similar to its predecessors.  This one features LED headlights, honeycomb mesh grille, red brake callipers, a re-designed bumper and 17-inch alloy wheels. on the inside, the hatchback comes with new upholstery and sporty seats. The steering wheel gets a little makeover and so do the aluminium pedals.

Pricing details have not been revealed yet, but it likely that the Polo GTI will fall between the Rs 6 lakh – Rs 10 lakh range.

 



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