Volkswagen launches Polo GTI

Volkswagen makes it official for the launch of the Polo GTI. This future star reportedly will get 40mpg with 170 horses. This is a great looking vehicle and I believe a huge seller wherever it hits the streets! Great looks, power, superior fuel efficiency and the reputation of VW.

From AutoGuide.com:

Volkswagen’s been on a roll with hot hatches lately; the Scirocco, Golf GTI MKVI and Golf R are all fine performance cars that the common man can buy, but as the cars baloon in size, equipment and power, they become further and further removed from their ancestor, the tossable, no-frills MKI GTI.

The car that will inevtiably draw comparisons to the MK1 is Volkswagens new Polo GTI, officially announced today, despite being shown at Geneva in March. The MK1 GTI weighed 1830 lbs, a little less than a Lotus Elise, hit 60 mph in just under 9 seconds and put out 110 horsepower from a 1.6L naturally aspirated four cylinder engine.

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