Toward the close of European dealers in December announced the beginning of the reception of orders for 2018-2019 Volkswagen Polo GTI model year. In the UK a “hot” hatchback, debuted in the framework of the exhibition held in October in Paris costs from £ 18,850 for the 3-door version and from 19,480 for the 5-door. Polo GTI has modified bumpers, radiator grille with a red stripe extending to the front diode headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler and red brake mechanisms.
Compared with a conventional modification Polo GTI 15 millimeters lower due to the sports suspension. hatchback length is 3983 mm, width – 1682 mm (1901 mm for mirrors), height – 1450 millimeters. The car has a 204-liter luggage compartment, which can be increased to 882 liters if you fold the rear seatback. The front seats with pronounced lateral support has a height-adjustable, heated and legendary checkered pattern Clark. Alcantara trim is available as an option.
New VW Polo GTI is equipped with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine EA888 series power 192 horsepower. The torque value varies depending on the transmission. On vehicles with a 6-step “mechanics” engine produces 320 Nm ranging from 1450 to 4200 revolutions per minute, at 7 Polo-speed robotic DSG transmission torque is 250 Nm.
As the manufacturer claims, the difference in torque on the dynamic performance is not affected. Acceleration from zero to hundred kilometers per hour takes hatchback 6.7 seconds, top speed is 236 km / h. The car with the “robot” looks better because the average fuel consumption of 5.6 liters per 100, which is 0.4 liters less than the version with manual transmission. However, the opportunity to save on gasoline for the same Brits will cost an additional 1245 pounds for DSG surcharges when buying a car.
Quick hatchback in contact with the road using tire dimensions 215 / 40R17, mounted on alloy wheels. In the model, the equipment list, there is a system of electronic transverse differential lock XDS + and Camera Driver Alert, assesses the driver’s fatigue. Deliveries of the updated Polo GTI customers will start in March .