The German carmaker Volkswagen has reportedly stopped the production of the top-end variants of its trendy hatchback Polo. These variants are named as Polo GT TSI and Polo GT TDI; both the variants are the more luxuriant ones in Polo line up. The reason behind this is said to be its not much satisfactory sales and also the Polo’s upcoming facelift version which is likely to launch around July month this year.
Under the hood, while the TSI Polo is equipped with a 1.2 litre 4-cyl turbocharged petrol engine responsible to develop max power n torque of 104bhp & 175Nm respectively, the TDI mill carries diesel engine of 1598cc, 1.6 litre 4-cylinder deriving the max output of 104bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. As far as their transmission is concerned, the petrol version is mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox while diesel is with a 5-speed manual.
However, company has not revealed the exact date of launching facelift Polo but July could be that month. This updated hatchback Polo is going to get some cosmetic changes at its exterior and interior profile along with some newly added features.
In its mechanical term, updated Polo might powered by three engine options i.e. 1.2 litre 3-cyl petrol, 1.2 litre 4-cyl petrol (TSI) and a new & powerful 1.5 litre 4-cyl diesel. This diesel engine is expected to produce two tunes of max power including its GT TDI.
The exact details can be given after any official announcement by company though, till then stay tuned.