Volkswagen launches Polo hatchback in India

     Volkswagen has launched its much anticipated small car Polo in India priced between Rs 4.34 to Rs 5.32 lakh ex-showroom New Delhi.

     Volkswagen Polo will be available in two engine options at present, a 1.2L petrol priced at Rs 4.34(base model) and 1.2L diesel(base model). The delivery of the 1.2L petrol car will start from March 2010 where as the diesel car would find its way by May this year. Both the models will be avilable in three trim levels - Trendline, Comfortline and Highline and will be sold at all the Volkwagen dealerships in the Country. A powerful 1.6L 102 bhp petrol engine is also on the cards, though only in Highline variant which will be unvieled some time in the third quarter.

     The 1.2L petrol motor pumps out a max power of 75bhp @ 5400 rpm and a Torque of 110NM @ 3750 rpm. The diesel mill with 1.2L capacity produces a decent power of 75bhp @ 4200 rpm and torque of 180 NM @ 2000 rpm. Both the engines are mated to a 5 speed manual transmission.

     The Polo promises to give the Indian customers the best of the quality of cars with advanced German engineering. The 1.2L 3 cylinder diesel motor seams to be a legendary engine with good power coupled with good fuel efficiency of around 30kmpl.

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