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Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

It has been 12 years since Polo was introduced in the Indian market, its production was started in 2009 and it was launched in 2010. This was the first model to be produced at the company’s Chakan plant in Pune. It is known for its stunning design, excellent safety and good performance and has now carved a niche for itself among the Indian customers.

Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

So far 3 lakh units have been sold in the Indian market, making it one of the most affordable models from the company. The Polo is one of the few models made in India to get dual airbags as standard. It received a 4-star safety rating in the Global NCAP in 2014, and is still one of the safest cars in the country.

Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

Volkswagen Polo Legend Edition is powered by a 1.0-litre TSI engine mated to a 6-speed automatic torque converter gearbox, producing 110 bhp of power and 175 Nm of torque. The company claims that it offers a great driving experience and TSI strikes a good balance between technology and mileage.

Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

Talking about this particular variant, the legend badge has been given in its fender and boot badge. It comes with side body graphics, black trunk garnish, black roof foil which gives a sporty look to this car. The company has not given information about whether a new model will be brought in place of Polo or not. Volkswagen is set to make several changes to its Indian lineup in the coming months with a number of models being added.

Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

Polo is still popular among the Indian customers and has carved a niche for itself and to capitalize on its popularity, the company may replace it with a model based on the MQB A0IN platform. If sources are to be believed, the company can bring the seventh generation Polo to the Indian market, however, keeping in mind the sub 4-meter tax rules, the company can make many major changes in it.

Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

Volkswagen Polo is available with two petrol engine options. The first engine is a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder MPI unit that churns out 76 Bhp of power. Only a 6-speed manual gearbox is available with this engine. This engine is available only in the entry-level Trendline and Comfortline trims. The other is a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder TSI turbo-petrol engine that churns out 110 Bhp of power. This engine is available with 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Volkswagen Polo farewell, Legend Edition launched in India

Volkswagen Polo gets many features like touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, multi-function steering wheel, auto rain sensing wiper, cruise control, rear such vents. Volkswagen Polo is available in 5 different colors – Flash Red, Sunset Red, Candy White and Carbon Steel.

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Volkswagen Polo has now made a special identity and in such a situation, the company may be discontinuing it but its new generation model can be brought. However, before that a special edition has been brought in its memory so that its fans can buy it.

 

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