Volkswagen has launched Polo Legend Version in India at Rs. 10.25 lakh, as the ultimate version of the hatchback earlier than it will get discontinued right here
Ever since Volkswagen India formally debuted the Virtus sedan to interchange the ageing Vento, experiences about Polo being discontinued in our market have been floating across the web. Now, Volkswagen has launched the ‘Legend Version’ of Polo in India, priced at Rs. 10.25 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi), which marks the tip of the hatchback’s run in India.
The ‘Legend Version’ of Polo has the identical design as the usual model, however with sporty graphics on the perimeters. The hatchback additionally will get black garnishes on the roof-mounted spoiler, and the roof is blacked out. Additionally, there is a ‘Legend’ badge close to each entrance fenders, to mark this as a particular version model.
Mechanically, the hatchback is similar because the GT TSI variant. VW Polo Legend Version is on the market with a 1.0-litre, turbocharged, inline-3 petrol engine, with 110 PS and 175 Nm of peak energy and torque on faucet, respectively. It comes mated to a 6-speed torque-converter computerized transmission solely.
VW Polo had entered manufacturing in India again in 2009, and it went on sale right here in early 2010. The hatchback has seen just a few minor aesthetic updates over time. The design has began to point out its age, particularly within the cabin, however the Polo nonetheless manages to look fairly stylish total. Nevertheless, it has seen loads of modifications underneath the hood since its launch.
Because of its good dealing with and spectacular efficiency, the hatchback is kind of fashionable amongst auto fanatics in India. Previous to BS6 emission norms coming into impact, Volkswagen Polo had a diesel engine choice on supply too. In 2013, the producer had launched a crossover model as effectively – Polo Cross – which had greater floor clearance and plastic cladding throughout, nevertheless it did not stay on sale for lengthy.
As per speculations, VW is contemplating the latest-generation Polo for the Indian market. Some experiences counsel that the performance-spec Polo GTI may very well be introduced right here within the close to future, as a CBU import, whereas just a few different experiences counsel the usual new-generation Polo may enter manufacturing in India, if discovered to be possible.