Wolfsburg, 17. February 2010 – two weeks before the world premiere at the Geneva Salon (4. to 14. Marz 2010) has published VW first pictures and information about the Polo GTI of the new generation.
Optics of the gross brother …
Optically, the Express Polo available as a three- or funfturer on the Golf GTI. How to get the small GTI a honeycomb grill with red ornamental strips, Funfloch rims and a double exhaust. In the interior, the Polo GTI relies on a flattened steering wheel with red ornamental seams and the classic plaid sports seats. The first Polo will be the GTI with bi-xenon headlights including LED daytime running lights. New is also a panoramic sunroof. In contrast to the normal version, the GTI is 15 millimeters deeper, a sports suspension makes it possible.
… Technique of Spanish platform relatives
Under the hood of around 1.2 tonnes of heavy polo GTI comes the 1.4 TSI from the group shelf used as he works in Seat Ibiza Cupra. Over a double-clutch transmission (DSG) with seven gears and switch paddles. As in Cupra, the TSI carries in this power level 180 hp, the maximum torque amounts to 250 nm. The electronic cross-lock XDS known by Golf GTI is intended to improve the handling of the powered front drive. In just 6.9 seconds, the Super Polo sprints to 100 km / h, the highest speed quantifier VW to 229 km / h. Nevertheless, the standard consumption is only 6 liters to 100 kilometers. At the end of May 2010, the first new Polo GTI should be delivered. The prices were allowed to lie something about the Seat Ibiza Cupra, probably around 24.000 EURO.