VW Polo GTI 2018 – Specs, Design, Interior and Test drive
Featuring output of 200 horsepower (147 kW) and details such as dual clutch gearbox (DSG), sports running gear, sports seats and 17-inch alloy wheels, the Polo GTI 2018 costs €23,950 (in Germany). The new compact sports car is a further high point in the legendary GTI story, for in this Polo the start button for the 320 Nm TSI engine becomes a quasi trigger for a fantastic driving experience. However this GTI too offers more than just pure dynamic handling. Performance is accompanied as ever by supreme safety and great comfort.
With a 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox, the new Polo GTI accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.7 seconds. Top speed: 237 km/h. Fuel consumption of 5.9 litres per 100 km reflects the drive system’s efficiency. Further characteristic features: firm sports-oriented running gear that is also good for long-distance driving, assured front-wheel drive and an expressive exterior and interior design. Topped off with classic GTI insignia such as the typical red stripe in the radiator grille, the GTI gear knob and the legendary ‘Clark’ plaid seat covers.
Optional highlights include fully digital instruments (Active Info Display), LED headlights, a whole armada of further driver assistance systems, adjustable sports running gear, 18-inch alloy wheels for the first time, the largest panoramic sliding sunroof of any car in this class and a 300-watt Beats sound system.
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