2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI arrives in Australia image

Volkswagen has recently launched the 2015 Polo GTI in Australia, where the model is available in two versions, equipped with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG transmission.

The cheapest version of the 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI is the 6-speed manual, coming in from 27,490 AUD, but if the 7-speed DSG is what you are interested in, than get ready to pay 29,990 AUD for it. Some of the features found on it include the alarm system, hill start assist, multi collision brake, six airbags, front cornering fog lights, ESC, extended electronic differential lock, GTI badging, honeycomb grille, black sports diffuser, dual chrome exhausts, darkened taillights, 17-inch alloy wheels, climate control, cruise control, automatic headlights and wipers, Composition Media infotainment with a 6.5-inch color touch screen, Bluetooth, USB, AUX, CD player, SD card rear, aluminum pedals, gloss black trim, black headliner, sports seats, paddle shifters for the DSG and much more.

Being a GTI version of the Volkswagen Polo means that the 1.8 liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine is found under its hood. With the six-speed manual version, this is capable of producing a total output of 141 kW and 320 Nm of torque, available at between 1,450 rpm and 4,200 rpm, enough for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint made in 6.7 seconds and an average fuel consumption of 6.1L / 100km. The 7-speed DSG has 141 kW and 250 Nm of torque, available between 1,250 rpm and 5,300 rpm, capable of reaching 100 km/h in 6.7s. This is returning 5.7L / 100km.