July 20, 2024

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New 2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI set for June debut

Volkswagen will observe the newly facelifted Polo supermini with an updated GTI variant, to be unveiled at the conclude of June – and this is our to start with glance at the updated Hyundai i20 N and Ford Fiesta ST rival. 

This teaser sketch hints at the refreshed styling, which will observe the mould set out by the normal version of the updated supermini. A new front conclude with a comprehensive-width LED mild bar will be joined by updated headlights and a new reduced front bumper area, when we can also see new five-spoke alloy wheels in the picture. 

Identical updates will just take spot at the rear with new tail-lights influenced by the larger Golf Mk8, when the inside will see a new GTI-branded sports activities steering wheel appear along with updated heating and weather controls with touch-sensitive sliders in spot of physical buttons and knobs. 

The new Polo GTI is all but specific to function the exact turbocharged 2.-litre four-cylinder petrol engine as the previous design, whilst Volkswagen is yet to validate its energy output. The earlier motor vehicle developed 197bhp, but the brand has had to minimize the output of some of its very hot hatchbacks in the earlier to comply with more stringent CO2 rules.

Generate will be sent to the front wheels by way of a seven-velocity DSG automated transmission. Volkswagen only available this configuration in the British isles with the pre-facelift design, with a 6-velocity handbook transmission only available in left-hand-generate marketplaces. 

Upcoming month’s expose would more than most likely have been timed to coincide with the yearly VW festival at Worthersee in Austria, nevertheless like very last 12 months, the 2021 celebration has been cancelled thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Is 197bhp more than enough for the new Volkswagen Polo GTI? Allow us know underneath…