- Bookings for 99 Limited Edition GTI begins
- GTI to be equipped with 1.8L TSI engine along with a 7-speed automatic DSG gear box
Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announced the commencement of bookings for the most powerful hot hatch on the Indian roads – The Volkswagen GTI. This Limited Edition 3 door GTI which exemplifies power, style and spirited performance will come equipped with a 1.8L 4-cylinder TSI engine matted with a 7-speed automatic DSG transmission producing a blistering 141 kW (192 PS) of raw power.
Volkswagen GTI will be available as a limited edition for the petrol heads across the nation, to experience the refinement, power and elegance. With the introduction of GTI, Volkswagen aims to blast its presence in the performance cars category bringing in Volkswagen’s more than 40 years old GTI legacy into India.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Michael Mayer – Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “The GTI is one of its kind in the performance hatch segment and is designed for the petrol heads who are well versed with the GTI philosophy. It seamlessly blends power with comfort that guarantees performance and an adrenaline packed driving experience. The one who drives a GTI need not to explain anything. He simply drives a statement. Volkswagen GTI remains the icon for all sporty cars and we are extremely proud to bring this phenomenon to India.”
Adding further, Mr. Mayer said, “At Volkswagen, safety is not an option, but an intrinsic part of the brand. The GTI comes well equipped with 6 airbags, ABS, Hill-hold and ESP and we believe the GTI, will once again set the bar for young Indian car enthusiasts.”
Volkswagen will curate a unique test drive experience for a select and lucky few petrol heads and the details will be available at www.volkswagen.co.in
It’s a perfect combination of safe and sporty chassis, agile and economic engine along with unique and timeless design
|0 – 100Kmph||7.2 seconds|
|Engine Type||1.8L 4 CYL TSI|
|Top Speed||233 Kmph|
|Gearbox||Automatic 7 Speed DSG|
|Max. Output||141 kW@5400-6200 rpm|
|Max. Torque||250 Nm@1250-5300 rpm|
|Signature Design Elements|
|GTI Honeycombed Grill|
|LED Headlamps with red inserts|
|Dual chrome exhaust pipes|
|GTI Signature Red Coloured Stripes & Stitching|
Data as per internal testing
Volkswagen GTI will be available for bookings at select Volkswagen showrooms across India.