Volkswagen Indian has announced a special edition of its highly-popular hatchback – Polo in the country. Called the Volkswagen Polo GT Sport, this limited edition comes in two variants – TSI and TDI, prices start at Rs 8.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Interested buyers can pre-booking the vehicle at any authorized Volkswagen dealership across the nation.
Wearing multiple exterior and interior updates, the Volkswagen Polo GT Sport edition looks more upmarket and sportier than the standard model. On the outside, the limited edition gets glossy black roof foil and rear spoiler. What adds more to its appearance is an all-new pair of 16-inch Portago alloy wheels. Read – New-generation VW Polo Revealed in New Images
The sporty styling continues to be visible inside the cabin. This limited edition features leatherette finished GT sport embossed seat covers marking a distinction to its portfolio. As far as colour schemes are concerned, the Volkswagen Polo GT Sport edition is available in two shades – Flash Red and Candy White.
Engine choices on the VW Polo GT Sport include the same 1.2-litre TSI petrol and 1.5-litre TSI diesel. While the petrol motor delivers 103.5bhp at 5,000rpm and 175Nm between 1,500rpm – 4,100rpm, the diesel mill makes 108.5bhp at 4,400rpm and 250Nm at 1,500rpm – 2,500rpm. Read – Volkswagen Tiguan Set To Launch in May 2017
Commenting on the launch of Polo GT Sport, Mr. Thierry Lespiaucq – Managing Director, Volkswagen Groups Sales India said, “Polo GT has been the first choice for buyers who seek strong power delivery and class leading efficiency both perfectly combined in a single carline. The GT badge has always instilled the pride of owing the best, and the Polo GT Sport edition takes it a notch higher further increasing the sport quotient of the vehicle. With this offering, we are providing our consumers with an option to choose a sportier variant of the most loved hatchback the Polo GT.”