Volkswagen Polo with 1.0-litre BlueMotion petrol engine launched in UK


Volkswagen has launched the first-ever petrol version of the Polo BlueMotion, with prices starting from £14,730. The Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion will be powered a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder BlueMotion TSI petrol engine that produces 95 PS of maximum power at 5,000-5,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 118 Nm at 1,500-3,500 rpm. The 1.0-litre engine will be the greenest petrol engine in the range with 94 g/km CO2 emissions and 68.9 mpg fuel economy. The Polo BlueMotion will reach 100 km/h from standstill in 10.5 seconds and has a top speed of 192 km/h.

The Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion  is based on the S trim and comes along with a styling pack which includes uniquely shaped front and rear bumpers, radiator grille, side skirts and rear roof spoiler, body coloured door handles, body coloured door mirrors with integrated indicators, front fog lights and static cornering function and unique BlueMotion badging.

Additional features includes 15-inch ‘Buenos Aires’ alloy wheels with low rolling resistance tyres, aero body kit, multifunction leather steering wheel, alarm with remote central locking, air conditioning, a front centre armrest, Composition Media and infotainment system, cruise control and Volkswagen’s Driver Alert System.  The car also comes with a Think Blue, Trainer, which gives hint and tips on how to drive in a more economical fashion by analysing journey patterns.

All Polo models come with a colour touchscreen, SD card reader, DAB radio and USB and AUX-in connections, as well as a height-adjustable driver’s seat. The first deliveries of the BlueMotion models are expected in March.

Whether Volkswagen will consider to launch the Polo BlueMotion in India is unknown, but it will for sure make a great addition.

Source : CarDekho