After launching the petrol-powered Polo GT TSI in the country, Volkswagen India has now introduced its equally spirited diesel-powered sibling – the Polo GT TDI. Priced at Rs 8.08 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) the Polo GT TDI is officially the most powerful diesel hatchback in its class.
Powered by a 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 105PS of power and 250Nm of torque, the Polo GT TDI promises to offer an unmatched blend of high performance and impressive fuel economy. The car, in fact, offers an ARAI-certified economy rating of 19.78 kmpl.
Over the standard TDI model, the new GT TDI features “Estrada” 15-inch alloy wheels, halogen headlamps with black finish and GT badging on the front grille. Inside, the car gets new fabric upholstery, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, aluminum pedals and chrome interior trims. Other features include climate control, multifunction steering wheel, height adjustable driver's seat, rear parking sensors, lane change indicator and audio system with USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
Volkswagen is offering the new Polo GT TDI in 3 different colours: Candy White, Flash Red and Deep Black Pearl. Sales of this new, more powerful diesel model have already commenced.