Volkswagen group today announced the most anticipated small car Polo in India at the Delhi Auto Expo 2010. This special Indian version of Polo will be launched by march 2010. The hatchback model of Polo will be launched first, and later a sedan variant. The Volkswagen announcement comes along with Toyota Etios and Honda Small car. The car is set to position in premium hatchback segment with Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and Skoda Fabia. Outcome of finest German engineering, Volkswagen Polo 2010 boasts of its superior technology of make.
Volkswagen currently has Passat, Jetta and New Beetle car models in India. Most of these cars are placed at higher price tags. So Volkswagen targets the potential buyers at lower segments with the launch of Polo Hatchback.
Volkswagen Polo 2010 photos:
The India model of Volkswagen Polo will have 1.2 L Petrol and Diesel variants. The Petrol model and Diesel models will output 75 bhp@ 5400 and 4200 RPM receptively at maximum torque 110nm @ 3750 RPM and 180 NM@2000 RPM . Volkswagen also announced model called Race Polo for upcoming Polo cup in India. The Volkswagen Race Polo will have a 1.6L diesel or petrol engine.
Volkswagen Polo 2010 model in India will offer all the comforts found in premium luxury cars. It will have to driver side air bags, ABS, alloy wheels, Anti theft system, CD system, Power steering, Adjustable steering column and driver seats, premium interiors etc. These features depends upon the price and variant of the Polo chosen. Volkswagen announced 3 variants for the Polo model at Auto Expo 2010. They are Polo Trendline, Comfortline and the Highline. The Indian version of Polo has many changed features from the original European model. It has been tested to suite Indian roads and conditions. Polo will be manufactured from the Chakan plant of Volkswagen group.
Volkswagen polo at photos Delhi Auto Expo 2010:
According to Neeraj Garg of Volkswagen, the group aims around 4-8% India market share after the launch of Polo, in 3-4 years. The exact Price and technical specifications of Volkswagen Polo hatchback and Sedan will be announced by march 2010. We will post a complete review and test drive of Polo when it be available in our area.