Official sales of Volkswagen Polo GTI hatchback started in India

December 9, 2016 at 8:40 pm

First official sales of the new generation of “charged” hatchback Volkswagen Polo GTI started in Indian auto market. The basic configuration is offered with a new 186-horsepower engine. Despite the fact that the debut of the German hatchback took place in India in the current season, the novelty has repeatedly been tested before. The management of the company emphasized that in 2017 Volkswagen Polo GTI will become the most affordable productive model car in India.

2017 Charged Volkswagen Polo GTI pic

2017 Charged Volkswagen Polo GTI pic

The main competitor of the car is considered Fiat Abarth Punto Evo. The price of the German hatchback will be no more than 200 000 Rupees, depending on the chosen configuration. The car will become the first Volkswagen three-door model officially launched in India. Next year a debut of five-door version is expected.

2017 Three-door hatchback Volkswagen Polo GTI image

2017 Three-door hatchback Volkswagen Polo GTI image

We remind that Volkswagen Polo GTI is considered one of the world’s most popular hatchbacks. Charged compact model is equipped with 1.8-liter turbocharged engine TSI. Serial version is available only with front-wheel drive. Power unit works in tandem with 7-speed automatic gearbox.

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