VW Polo GT TSI ‘R’ edition showcased at Nepal Auto Show 2017
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Pooja International Nepal, the official Volkswagen distributor in the mountain nation, is showcasing the VW Polo GT TSI ‘R’ edition at the NADA Auto Show 2017. Here are the special edition’s live images from the show.
The main highlight of the VW Polo GT TSI ‘R’ is its VW Polo R WRC-inspired livery. Painted in white, the Polo GT TSI ‘R’ has black ORVMs and rear spoiler to go with its sporty theme. The alloy wheels look similar to those of the Indian-spec VW Polo GT Sport’s. The interior has no special treatments. There’s no word on whether the Polo GT TSI ‘R’ edition’s market launch.
The VW Polo GT TSI is 3,970 mm long, 1,682 mm wide and 1,453 mm tall. It has a wheelbase of 2,456 mm and offers a minimum ground clearance of 168 mm. The 1.2-litre TSI turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine producing 105 PS at 5,000 rpm and 175 Nm of torque from 1,500-4,100 rpm powers the performance variant. A 7-speed DSG automatic transmission is standard.
Headlamps with a black finish, GT-specific chrome front grille and 15-inch ‘Estrada’ alloy wheels are the VW Polo GT TSI’s key exterior features. On the inside, the car has leather-wrapped steering wheel, gearshift knob and handbrake lever, aluminium pedal cluster, Climatronic automatic climate control and double-DIN RCD 320 audio system with four speakers. On the safety front, the Polo GT TSI is equipped with rear parking sensors, dual-front airbags, ABS and ESP.