Volkswagen, Europe's leading car manufacturer, today unveiled the Polo GTI at the 13th edition of the Delhi Auto Expo. The Polo GTI is truly India's hottest hatchback and one of the most powerful car in its segment equipped with a 1.8 TSI engine mated with a 7 –speed DSG gear box.
Under the hood of the Polo GTI is Volkswagen's celebrated and established TSI engine technology which combines direct gasoline injection with turbocharging and produces a blistering 141 KW (192 PS) of raw power. This combination results in unmatched power and fuel efficiency whilst also being kind to the environment.
On this occasion, Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, "The Polo GTI is specifically designed for the true blue enthusiasts, whose thirst for thrill is not only about having a powerful car, but also being well versed with the GTI philosophy.The Polo GTI ticks all the boxes when it comes to providing a complete performance package and sets the driver apart from his peer group. We are confident that the world renowned, highly acclaimed features of the carline will strongly appeal to Polo GT loyalists and driving enthusiasts in India as well."
Taking performance motoring to an all new level, the Polo GTI with its distinctive styling, great performance coupled with outstanding driving dynamics is an unbeatable combination of form and function. The Polo GTI is a thoroughly sporty car with impressive and unmistakable red GTI insignia, distinctive side sills and GTI- specific rear spoiler.
Safety is of paramount importance for Volkswagen, and the Polo GTI comes fitted with ABS, ESP & Hill-hold functions and airbags as standard features.
Along with driver safety, comfort and world-class driving experience forming the crux of Volkswagen's product design philosophy, the Volkswagen Polo GTI engine comes equipped with the capability of delivering EU 6 emissions norms.
Volkswagen, a leading carmaker in Europe, sells its broad model range, from the up! to the Phaeton, in more than 150 countries worldwide. Volkswagen currently offers the Polo, Vento, Jetta and Beetle in India.