The Volkswagen Polo has sold more than 12 million cars globally since its introduction in 1975. It is an extraordinary supermini that has been given the coveted car of the year award in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. It can be had with a wide range of petrol and diesel engines, and comes in many trim levels. The Polo's fit and finish is incredible and its durability is legendary.
Starting in the Polo's second generation, the line-up includes a standard model "TSI Comfortline", a high-grade "TSI Highline" that has a sporty atmosphere, "Cross Polo (Cross Polo)" with SUV styling, and a sporty model, the "GTI".
The power unit is a type of 1.2L TSI single charger engine that combines low fuel consumption and high power performance, and 1.4L TSI twin-charger engine powered up by special tuning. With a direct injection (in-cylinder direct injection) FSI and a supercharger, combining a seven-speed DSG transmission that achieves a smooth, unbroken acceleration.
The Polo's 3rd generation (including the new GTI) demonstrates 179 hp with 1.4 L DOHC turbo + supercharger. With the previous generation (1.8 L turbo), the ratio the power increased to 29 horsepower while improving fuel economy by 26%. As for the exterior of later models, the GTI boasts a traditional honeycomb front grille, red line and special bumper with a rear spoiler, chrome dual exhaust pipe and more. As for the interior, the Polo is equipped a number of exclusive items such as a GTI dedicated steering wheel, shift knob, meter cluster, and top sports seats with plaid check pattern.