Volkswagen Polo GTI 2021, the sportiest little


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Volkswagen Polo GTI 2021, the sportiest little

The Volkswagen Polo range is completed with the sportiest variant, with its 207 CV of power and performance at the height of its mythical acronym GTI.

Much has happened since the third generation of the younger brother of the Golf GTI was presented in 1998 . Since then, the model, in addition to growing in size, has also grown in power and performance, in accordance with market demands. With improvements to the chassis and running gear, the brand presents its new Volkswagen Polo GTI 2021. Know more about Pontiac ne shitje.

In terms of dimensions , the bodywork of the new Volkswagen Polo GTI 2021 is 15 mm lower than the rest of the model range , although it maintains the rest of the dimensions of width, length and wheelbase, maintaining a trunk capacity in perfect harmony with the market average in its segment:

VOLKSWAGEN POLO GT1 2021 length m Width m Height m battle m trunk liters
  4,074 1,751 1,439 2,564 305 – 952

Design with a special “GTI” touch

In fact, the design lines of this GTI variant are very similar to the global vision of the rest of the range, although many details are incorporated that give its image a very sporty touch that is already classic in the brand’s GTI finishes. as they are:

  • Honeycomb design on its narrow grill.
  • “GTI” badging on the front grille, in the lettering below the exterior mirror and on the tailgate under the Volkswagen logo.
  • Matrix LED IQ.Light headlights as  standard.
  • Red grill stripe.
  • New rear LED headlights with dynamic turn signals (very striking and innovative).
  • LED strip that runs along the front under the red band, similar to the one already mounted on the new Volkswagen Golf,  Arteon or  Tiguan in some of its versions.

For its launch, expected in our market during the last months of 2021, it will have 5 body colors on offer, of which 3 of them can be combined with a black roof .

exclusive interior

Inside, that typical GTI atmosphere that combines sportiness and elegance has been preserved, with the classic cloth seats with checkered design and GTI markings , countless elements in black, gray and red, and a large number of added chrome details.

They could not miss the contrasting red stitching on the adjustable sports seats and on its beautiful multifunction sports steering wheel made of leather.

As far as digital content is concerned , the new Volkswagen Polo GTI 2021 is very well equipped, with the “Digital Cockpit Pro” instrument panel and 10.25″ screen, incorporating the “Ready2Discover” infotainment system that includes a touch screen 8”, online control unit (eSIM) and “app-Connect Wireless”. As an option, the navigation and radio system with a 9.2” touch screen can be incorporated.

The new Polo GTI 2021 boasts an important list of driving assistants and safety systems , including:

  • “ DRIVE Travel Assist ”
  • Adaptive and predictive cruise control
  • Multi-collision brake
  • City emergency braking function
  • Proactive occupant protection
  • Assisted parking system
  • Lane change assistance system together with the lane departure warning/keep-keeping system “ Lane Assist ” and the parking exit assistant
  • tire monitoring system
  • Fatigue detection system
  • Surveillance system “ Front Assist ”

Sports chassis and adjustable driving modes

For its creation, the already well-known 2.0 TSI 4-cylinder gasoline engine has been used , but adjusting its power to 207 CV (7 CV more than its predecessor), being able to develop 320 Nm of maximum torque .

This engine has been associated with a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch gearbox , being able to reach 240 km/h top speed and going from standstill to 100 km/h in just 6.5 seconds.

The set has been made on the modular platform of the MQB group and has a specially designed running gear that has been called ” Sport Select ” and has two configurators to adjust the damping.

Its new running gear incorporates an increased stabilizer bar on the front axle , stiffer bearings for the axle guide at the rear and much stiffer connecting rods at the front .

To avoid driving out of control in more extreme situations, the car has been equipped with the XDS differential lock that controls the braking pressure of the inside front wheel in curves in order to perfect traction at all times.

The adjustable driving modes available to the new Polo GTI are capable of adjusting various parameters on the direction, engine operation and gearbox, and are as follows:

  • ECO mode , which seeks to minimize consumption by optimizing air conditioning, engine management and some other mechanical groups, also allowing a function of displacement by inertia (gliding) in the DSG gearbox that is capable of being disconnected for a circulation in neutral, so that there is a significant reduction in consumption.
  • Individual mode , with which all the parameters are adjusted on a personal level and according to the tastes of the driver.
  • Sport mode that, obviously, adapts all the functions for driving that has all the performance of the engine at all times.

In both Sport and Individual mode , the exhaust sound is automatically modified in order to emit a really well-achieved sporty sound that everyone around likes.

As far as prices are concerned , the brand has not yet communicated the official ones since at the moment its launch is scheduled for the coming months, although our intuition tells us that they will more or less remain in line with the current ones with some small surcharges. due to the newly acquired equipment and its notable improvements in terms of chassis and running gear.

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