The Indian buyers are very happy for the news that Volkswagen plans to release its much-awaited model of Polo GTI in the third month of next year. However, the disappointment news from the automotive sources is the Volkswagen Polo GTI to cost more than Rs. 20 lakhs in the Indian market if the company wants to bring that model to India through the imported way. The upcoming performance based hatchback has been made its debut at the GIIAS 2015 and now the hatchback model is readying for domestic launch.
Volkswagen will plan to give the full GTI experience to the Indian enthusiasts who are excitedly waiting for the latest versions of hatchback. To accomplish this, the hatchback will definitely carry the premium based materials and equipment that to cost high worth than the regular equipment. The Euro-specific version of Polo GTI is the exact solution to offer the full GTI experience to the Indian buyers. If, the company wants to import the same Euro-specific model to India then the product is probably carry the too expensive charges against the Indian-specific Volkswagen models.
In another way, if the company imports the essential features such as drive train bits, the latest equipment, as well and assemble them to offer a strengthen chassis like the VW Polo, which is the highest selling hatchback here. Accordingly, the Polo GTI will relatively to cost around Rs. 16 lakhs in India. The car marketers as well as the consumers expected that the fully imported GTI comes to India. But, the industry will wait for few more months to see what is to be happening in the market.
There is no confirmation about the engines to be carried by the Indian-specific Polo GTI. Although, the sources suggested that the Polo GTI will be powered by the single petrol engine is 1.8-litre TSI turbocharged engine, which is returning 177bhp and 250Nm in the Volkswagen group models like Skoda Octavia and Audi A3. The 7-speed automatic gearbox is to be mated with the petrol engine to deliver the maximum power to the front wheels. The GTI is likely to accelerate its speed from zero to 100/km in 6.7 seconds with a front wheel drive train system thereby the vehicle to be reached the top speed at 236/kmph.
The enormous advanced features list of design, safety, security, comfort and convenience to be available in the Polo GTI to give the total enjoyable experience to the customers. Some of them are sporty seats, adjustable drive seat, LED headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels featured with the high capacity tyres, the latest technology based infotainment system with a list of options like Bluetooth compatibility, USB support, MP3 players, as well.
Apart from this, few VW models for the Indian market are to be decided by the German carmaker to enlarge the domestic auto industry is as one of the largest market globally by the end of decade. The heavy budget model is the VW compact sedan to be premiered at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo, which will be started from February, 2016. A new sport utility vehicle from VW is probably to be reached the Indian market along with the compact sedan in the next one to two years.
Based upon the performance, securable and comfortable characteristics, the price of the models is to be decided in the respective markets. Like the Polo GTI, the compact sedan would be priced more than what the Indian customers expect.