The Polo GTI may be the first 3-door hatch from Volkswagen India
The Volkswagen Polo GTI, a protracted anticipated performance hatchback from the German car manufacturer would possibly hit the Indian roads prior to you’re thinking that.
According to report Volkswagen is planing to launch the popular pocket rocket in India by mid November 2016, making it one of the most affordable performance cars you can buy in the country today.
First showcased in India at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Volkswagen Polo GTI has been spotted testing in India on numerous occasions.Currently, one of the most popular hot hatches in the world the Polo GTI’s compact size and the powerful turbocharged 1.8 litre TSI petrol engine has earned the car of a reputation for being one of the most powerful, dynamic and thrilling cars in its class.Volkswagen will initially launch the Polo GTI only in its 3-door avatar, making it the first of its kind in the segment with a 5-door version expected to follow sometime next year depending on the response from the Indian car buying customers.
The powerful 1.8 litre, four cylinder turbo petrol engine is capable of churning out peak power of 190 bph and 250 Nm, of peak torque. All the power will sent to the front wheels by the company’s popular 7speed DSG automatic gearbox.
Performance figures are impressive with a 0-100 kmph dash coming up in just 6.7 seconds and a top speed 235 kmph if given enough road to stretch its legs on.
In terms of looks, the Polo GTI shares some of sharp styling that includes – a bolder honeycomb grille and sportier bumpers with larger intakes.Although unconfirmed ,the Polo GTI might conjointly get crystal rectifier headlamps. Other design element that we like are the 17 inch alloy wheels,red brake calipers, red GTI insignia, and the GTI specific rear spoiler.The 3-door side profile looks sleek and elegant and although there will be buyers who will prefer the convenience of a 5-door Polo with the same GTI mechanicals,we would choose the 3-door one any day.
EXPECTED PRICE-18 TO 20 LAKH.