Volkswagen: Volkswagen Polo, Vento get automatic variants in BS6 avatar
The GT TSI and Vento Highline Plus are back at an introductory price of Rs 9.67 lakh and Rs 12.99 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively. Both car lines are now available with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission variant that retains its philosophy of maximum power and minimum consumption.
The AT variants of both the BS6 Polo and Vento are powered by Volkswagen’s 1.0l TSI engine, delivering 110PS and 175Nm of torque. The Polo GT TSI comes equipped with two airbags, black OVRM caps, GTI-inspired seats and a black rear spoiler. In the Vento, for the safety and comfort of the passengers, the Highline Plus variant consists of four airbags, eye-catching LED headlights that offer a comfortable ride.
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The BS6 AT variants of the Polo offer a fuel economy of 16.47 kmpl, while for the Vento it would be certified at 16.35 kmpl (ARAI).
Potential customers can now reserve their preferred Volkswagen through its 360 ° online retail experience available on the brands website. For those who continue to prefer the physical retail buying process, they can visit the nearest dealership.
Deliveries of the Polo GT TSI and Vento Highline Plus automatic transmission will begin on September 15, 2020.
Steffen Knapp, Director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said: “At Volkswagen, our brand philosophy is to be an accessible premium car manufacturer in India. With that intention, we launched our automatic variant on the BS6 Polo & Vento. That will continue to offer customers the improved performance and fun driving experience, resonating with its ideology of maximum power and minimum consumption. With the introduction of the automatic variant, we are making our car lines more accessible to Indian customers. ”
“The smooth gear shifting makes it perfect for Indian driving conditions. The AT transmission also reduces the overall cost of maintenance and positively improves our total cost of ownership (TCO) experience, “said Knapp.