Earlier Volkswagen has revealed a limited special edition of its hatchback Polo during the festive season named as Polo AllStar. As a way of promoting Euro UEFA 2016, Volkswagen had introduced AllStar editions of its entire range and was first showcased at 2016 Geneva motor show. After several months Polo AllStar has finally arrived to the Indian shores at Rs. 7.51 lakh for the petrol and Rs. 9.07 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai) for the diesel trim. The limited edition costs Rs. 30,000 more than the range topping variants.
In terms of changes which are pure cosmetic ones, the AllStar edition sports LED headlights with headlamp washer, 15 inch alloy wheels, AllStar badging on B-pillar and sill plate. The special edition of the hatchback is available in five color schemes-Candy white, reflex silvern flash red, blue silk and Toffy brown.
On the inside, it feature new seat upholstery with contrast stitching, ‘Pentastripe Anthrazit’ fabric black and grey interiors, Climatronic- automatic climate control, AllStar badged aluminum pedals, foot well lamp, rear AC vent, central armrest along with other goodies of standard top spec Polo hatchback. It is the second hatchback in the segment after Hyundai i20 to come with rear AC vents. The European model gets winter package which includes headlamp cleaner, heated seats and heated windshield washer nozzle.
In the European and other international markets, the Polo AllStar special edition comes with a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine which is paired to a six-speed manual gearbox. Whereas in India, Polo AllStar edition utilizes a tried and tested 1.2-litre Mpi petrol engine that makes 74bhp power and 110Nm of torque along with a 1.5l TDI diesel engine which is good for 89bhp and 230Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are available with a 5-speed manual gearbox only, no DSG transmission.