The Volkswagen Polo GTI returns to Mexico, this time with engine 1.8-190 HP. Like the previous version, will be offered only with DSG and a unique finishing option.
Htowards the end of the month of march Volkswagen will launch in Mexico, the marketing of the new Polo GTI. It is a product that debuted last year in the framework of the Automobile Salon of Paris, and that after 18 months of absence, returns to the mexican market.
with Respect to the previous model, the new Polo GTI 2017 receives only some minor aesthetic modifications, but large changes in their mechanical. Is that the european regulations forced them to replace the old TSI engine 1.4 for a new engine EA888 1.8-liter with system of direct injection, which produces 190 horses of power with 320 Nm of torque, complies with Euro 6 legislation and that it has boot system and engine stop.
The new Polo released a manual change of six marches, but that for the moment will not be offered in Mexico, where it will change DSG dual-clutch and seven gears, equipped with cams located behind the steering wheel. The mechanical assembly allows the new Polo GTI to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and achieve the 236 Kilometers per hour maximum speed.
on the other hand the new Polo GTI account with some aesthetic modifications exterior quite mild, which attempted to provide a picture similar to the Golf GTI as the new bumper and new headlamps that feature a red line that is also present in the grill.
In the interior, the modifications are similar to those received by the rest of the range of the Pole, that is to say that he joined a new dashboard and a new steering wheel multi-function flat base and a central console of the new design.
unlike the rest of the versions of the Polo, the GTI does not come from India, but from Spain. For the mexican market, there will be a unique finishing option, with an endowment of series includes brakes ABS, electronic stability control, dual airbags, front dual airbags side, ISOFIX, assistance, hill-start, air conditioning, central locking with remote control, electric windows, daytime running lights, LED, etc
The following are the suggested prices for the Volkswagen Polo GTI 2017:
- New Volkswagen Polo GTI 2017 16″ 341.000 pesos (19.651$)
- New Volkswagen Polo GTI 2017 17″ 346.000 pesos (19.939$)