Volkswagen Polo, one of India's most popular sports hatchbacks, has completed 12 years since its debut. To mark the occasion, Volkswagen has launched a new limited-edition Polo hatchback. Called the Polo Legend version, the new hatchback is aimed at enthusiasts. Volkswagen will offer the Polo Legend Edition in the GT TSI version of the hatchback.
The Volkswagen Polo Legend Edition will be powered by a 1.0-liter TSI three-cylinder petrol engine, mated to a six-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The engine is capable of producing 110 hp of maximum power and 175 Nm of maximum torque. The motor and output are the same compared to the other variant of the model.
Volkswagen made certain design tweaks to the Polo Legend Edition to make it stand out among the other variants. The Polo Special Edition will have the 'Legend' title on the fender and trunk badge. It will also have graphics on the body sides, black trim on the trunk, and a metallic foil on the surface for a sporty look. Volkswagen will offer the limited edition of the legendary Polo to 151 dealerships in India.
Ashish Gupta, Brand Director of Volkswagen of India, said: “Volkswagen Polo is an iconic vehicle line that has stirred up different sentiments among consumers. Since its introduction to the market until now, the Volkswagen Polo has enjoyed the privilege of being the number one car for the family, an enthusiast's dream and a mother's favorite choice given the For its timeless and sporty design, safety, enjoyable driving experience and robust build quality. Volkswagen Polo has been the most beloved product among the brands that deserves a grand celebration. To that end, the brand presents the limited edition celebration of the 'Legendary Edition' to enthusiasts who will be proud to own the latest limited units of The famous Polo.
The Polo hatchback in India celebrates its 12th anniversary in 2009 and was launched in 2010. The Polo was the first domestic model produced by Volkswagen at the Chakan plant in Pune. Since then, Polo has found more than 3 luxury homes in India. The Volkswagen Polo was also one of the first Indian-made hatchbacks in its class to offer dual airbags as standard. It is also considered one of the safest hatchbacks available today with an NCAP Global Safety Rating of 4 stars in 2014.