Volkswagen introduces Turbo editions of Polo and Vento in India
Volkswagen has launched Turbo variants of its Polo hatchback and Vento sedan in India. They are based on the Comfortline variant and carry a starting price-tag of Rs. 6.99 lakh. As for the highlights, the cars sport a refreshed look and come with new features. They draw power from a BS6-compliant 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder, TSI petrol engine. Here's our roundup.
Volkswagen Polo Turbo and Vento Turbo: Design and features
Volkswagen Polo Turbo and Vento Turbo come with a glossy black spoiler, a 'Turbo' badge on the fender, a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a honeycomb blacked-out grille, sleek headlights, and a trapezoidal air vent. On the sides, they are flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs with caps on them, and designer multi-spoke alloy wheels.
Volkswagen Polo Turbo and Vento Turbo: Power and performance
The Volkswagen Polo and Vento Turbo draw power from a BS6-compliant 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that generates 108hp of maximum power between 5,000-5,500rpm and 175Nm of peak torque between 1,750-4,000rpm. The mill is linked to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
Volkswagen Polo Turbo and Vento Turbo: Interiors
The Volkswagen Polo Turbo and Vento Turbo offer a spacious 5-seater cabin with seat covers, automatic AC, a dual-tone dashboard, and a multifunctional power steering wheel. An integrated 2DIN audio system with support for Bluetooth connectivity is also available. To ensure the safety of the passengers, both the models offer two airbags, ABS with EBD, crash sensors, and an engine immobilizer.
Volkswagen Polo Turbo and Vento Turbo: Pricing and availability
In India, the Turbo editions of the Volkswagen Polo and Vento are priced at Rs. 6.99 lakh and Rs. 8.69 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively. They can be booked via the company's official website or through authorized dealerships across the country.