Next generation VW Polo GTI gets turbocharged two.0-litre from the previous Golf, developing 197bhp
Alongside the reveal of the quality Polo, Volkswagen has conjointly discharged the primary pictures and details of the New Volkswagen Polo. The supermini hot hatch has the forthcoming Ford fete ST in its sights with a brand new and additional powerful engine, and is predicted to travel on sale slightly later than the quality version.
The 2017 Polo GTI continues the model’s trend for ‘upsizing’ its powertrain. The previous automotive went from one.4 litres to one.8 litres in its lifecycle, and currently the new VW GTI sees engine capability increase once more to two.0 litres. The new direct-injection turbocharged motor produces 197bhp, a rise of eight bhp over the previous automotive. against this, the new fete ST produces a uniform power figure however from a one.5-litre three-cylinder turbo unit.
VW hasn’t however discovered performance details, however it’s probably the new automotive can gazump the previous model’s 0-62mph time of half-dozen.7 seconds and 147mph prime speed. As before, it’ll be offered with each a six speed manual case and a seven-speed DSG automatic. 2 suspension choices ar offered: the quality ‘sport chassis’ and also the optional Sport choose chassis with adjustable dampers.
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Like the commonplace automotive, the new Polo GTI features a additional mature look than before. Subtlety, instead of lairy wings and skirts, is that the name of the sport here. At the front, a bigger bumper options atiny low lip spoiler, a honeycomb air intake and front foglights, whereas a trademark GTI feature comes within the sort of the red strip that runs through each headlights and across the grille.
At the rear, a gloss black roof spoiler, twin tailpipes and a diffuser conjointly options, at the side of semiconductor diode tail-lights and GTI badging. 17-inch alloys (18-inch things ar optional) extended facet sills and red brake callipers complete the planning.
Inside, the long-lasting textile brindled sports seats will still be specced, whereas a red-stitched sports wheel, black rooflining and a GTI gearknob also are additional. close lighting is additionally commonplace furniture.
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