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Volkswagen Polo GTI

2011 Volkswagen Polo GTi and Road test

Across its model range, Volkswagen is to its best. And in many ways, the is the latest Polo GTI.

a remarkable supercharged and turbocharged under the bonnet, standard automatic transmission and both and five-door models priced under $30,000, Volkswagen has a stunning hit in this complex segment.

Volkswagen Polo GTI

Compact European hot hatches around $30,000 are a superb Car Showroom has just tested the Volkswagen Polo GTI (three-door) and in our direct comparisons with superb Clio RS200 are

Of course, at $36,490 (Renault) to (Volkswagen) there’s a fair in coin, but dynamically, this duo the pointy end of the field in this (pending the arrival of Ford’s Focus).

Volkswagen ups the ante in the Polo GTI with its masterpiece supercharged-turbocharged powerplant driving the standard seven-speed DSG (Direct Gearbox) incredible technology for a compact hatchback.

The German are a great barometer for performance and there are plenty of the latest Polo GTIs doing up and down the length of the country a sign this hot hatch has hit the market.

Volkswagen Polo GTI Engine

Status’ is deserved for Volkswagen’s TSI (turbocharged and supercharged) four-cylinder which propels the Polo GTI zero to 100km/h in only 7.0 (three-door model tested). In we’re scratching our heads to how the German giant can afford to such a high-tech and you-would-reckon — engine in a vehicle from just $27,790.

power is 132kW at 6200rpm and torque of 250Nm is available in the of 2,000rpm-4,000rpm. Previously, Volkswagen GTI was powered by a turbocharged 1.8-litre delivering 118kW.

Volkswagen says it prefers the combination for both performance and consumption. Whereas the previous GTI delivered combined cycle consumption of 8.0l/100kms, the brilliant is good for 6.1l/100kms that’s a improvement for a four-cylinder powerplant.

The Roots Principle supercharger is for instantaneous throttle response and the takes over at 3,500rpm. Of co-coordinating all of this and feeding the blowers with air and the rest is a of arttypical Volkswagen engineering and, we repeat, all of this in a hatchback which retails for

Volkswagen Polo GTI The Interior

the Volkswagen Polo GTI shows-off its GTI immediately with the characteristic trim (leather is an option). It shows off its standard Volkswagen with its conservative but slick layout which is all class.

GTI also scores a nice steering wheel with the Volkswagen gear shift gloss black and alloy finishes, alloy pedals and a black roof liner.

set height adjustment and rake/reach for the steering wheel provided the top-shelf Volkswagen driving and even for a compact car, the Polo GTI (like the Renault RS200) manages to deliver supportive seats (some could do well to copy).

Audio is a six-disc, six-speaker with iPod, USB and Bluetooth. navigation is on the options list.

seat passengers face a awkward entry, but once find themselves with hip and which are amongst the best in segment.

And, typically the Polo GTI’s compact dimensions disguise a massive area 204-litres with the seat upright or 882-litres folded.

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