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Volkswagen launches the dynamic, exciting new Polo
for the Indian market
- New Volkswagen Polo to be available with 1.2-litre MPI, 1.2-
litre TSI and all-new 1.5-litre TDI engines
- High-performance new Polo GT TSI and new Polo GT TDI also
available soon, will offer outstanding dynamics and driving
pleasure. Stylish new Cross Polo also part of the new Polo
- New Polo 1.5 TDI and Polo 1.2 MPI available at all Volkswagen
showrooms across India from 15th
July 2014 onwards, ex-
showroom (New Delhi) prices start at Rs 4.99 lakh
New Delhi, July 15, 2014: Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker,
announces the launch of the stylish, technologically accomplished and
dynamically exciting new Polo. The only premium hatchback in its
segment in India, which has a 4-Star NCAP safety rating for adult
occupant protection, the new Polo range is available with three-cylinder
1.2-litre MPI, four-cylinder turbocharged 1.2-litre TSI and all-new four-
cylinder 1.5-litre TDI engines.
The high-performance Polo GT TSI and Polo GT TDI are also part of the
new Polo range, as is the stylish new Cross Polo. The new Polo GT TSI
and GT TDI offer unmatched driving dynamics, power delivery and
handling prowess. In addition, the Polo GT TSI also remains the only
hatchback in its segment that features an advanced, high-tech, 7-speed
dual-clutch DSG transmission.
The all-new 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine in the new
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 TDI offers an excellent blend of power and
performance, without compromising on fuel economy. As fitted to the new
Polo 1.5 TDI, this engine produces 90PS and 230Nm of torque. In the
new Polo GT TDI, with a higher state of tune, the engine’s power output
goes up to 105PS, while the torque output goes up to 250Nm. And at an
ARAI-certified 20.14kpl for the Polo 1.5 TDI and 19.91kpl for the Polo GT
TDI, the new 1.5-litre TDI engine’s fuel economy is as impressive as its
The new Polo GT TSI, with its four-cylinder 1.2-litre TSI turbocharged
petrol engine packs a 105PS punch, which is backed up by 175Nm of
torque. The Polo GT TSI’s super-responsive 7-speed DSG transmission
not only makes for a memorable driving experience, but also helps
efficiency, which means the car delivers an ARAI-certified 17.21kpl.
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Design and styling changes on the new Polo include a new front grille,
new front bumper with integrated fog lamps and cornering lights, new
headlamps, new rear bumper with integrated license-plate carrier and
reflectors, new wheel covers and on the Highline version, new 15-inch
alloy wheels. The car’s revamped interiors feature new fabrics for seat
upholstery, a sportier steering wheel and silver-painted centre console.
Airbags are fitted as standard equipment on all versions of the new Polo.
Speaking at the launch of the new Polo, Mr. Michael Mayer, Director,
Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt.
Ltd. said “With its best-in-class build quality, outstanding driving
dynamics and excellent safety credentials, the Volkswagen Polo has
already established itself as a leading contender in the premium
hatchback segment in the Indian car market. With the new Polo, we hope
to do even better and reach out to an ever-increasing number of
discerning car buyers across the country, who demand nothing less than
the very best that German engineering has to offer. We invite you to visit
your nearest Volkswagen showroom and experience the magic of the new
Polo for yourself.”
Ex-showroom (New Delhi) prices are Rs 4.99 - 6.07 lakh for the new Polo
1.2 MPI, Rs 6.27 - 7.37 lakh for the Polo 1.5 TDI, Rs 7.90 lakh for the
Cross Polo, Rs 7.99 lakh for the Polo GT TDI and Rs 7.99 lakh for the
Polo GT TSI. These are introductory prices.
1) New Polo GT TSI, Polo GT TDI and Cross Polo will be available in all
Volkswagen showrooms across India, from early-September 2014
2) For detailed specifications of each version of the new Volkswagen
Polo, please refer to the tech specs sheets attached with this press
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 and Jetta in India.
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