Volkswagen has launched the petrol variant of its well-known hatchback Polo. The engine of the car has been specifically tuned to give better efficiency and a mileage of 17.2 km/l. The hatchback comes with a new avant-garde 7-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG). Polo GT is the most powerful car in its segment and is equipped with 1.2 litre petrol engine that churns out 105 bhp and a maximum torque of 175 Nm. In just 9.7 seconds, the car can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph.
Speaking at the launch of the new Polo GT power hatch, Arvind Saxena, Managing Director (MD) of Volkswagen Passenger cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Ltd., said, “In the current market scenario, fuel efficiency has become vital for every customer looking at purchasing a new car. Under these circumstances we strongly feel the need to provide our customer with a choice to opt for an efficient petrol car. The Polo GT TSI is the perfect answer with maximum power and minimum consumption.”
The new Polo has many features to lure the customers like a GT badge on the front grille, sporty pedals, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and hill hold function. The interior is adorned with grade 'Milan' Titanschwarz fabric upholstery. The steering wheel, gear shift knob and handbrake, all leather wrapped, add to its classy look. The new Polo comes with a price tag of Rs. 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).