2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI lands in August from $30,990

Volkswagen Australia has announced the pricing and specification of its six-generation Polo GTI, which is set to go on sale locally in August.

Priced from $30,990, the Polo 6 GTI puts out 147kW/320Nm from its new 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine – the same power as the Mark V Golf GTI but with an extra 40Nm of torque.

At launch, the new Polo GTI is available only with a 6-speed DSG transmission.

The Polo 6 GTI comes standard with:

  • 2.0 TSI engine with 147kW/320Nm
  • 17-inch Milton Keynes alloy wheels
  • Clark tartan trim
  • Sport Select suspension with Driving Profile Selection
  • Extended Electronic Differential Lock (XDL)
  • Front Assist with City Emergency Brake (City EB) and pedestrian monitoring
  • Low tyre pressure indicator
  • Rear View Camera (RVC)
  • Multi-Function Display (MFD Plus)
  • Leather multi-function sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles
  • Keyless Access, keyless entry and starting system
  • Power folding door mirrors
  • LED interior lighting
  • 8-inch Composition Media infotainment system
  • App-Connect with 2 x USB ports
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity
  • 6 speakers
  • Cruise control
  • Dual zone climate control air conditioning
  • Front fog lights with static cornering lights
  • Automatic headlight function and rain sensing wipers
  • LED tail lights

In addition to metallic or pearl effect paint ($500) there will be three optional packages:

Driver Assistance ($1400): Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Blind Spot Monitor with rear traffic alert, Park Assist and proactive occupant protection system

Sound & Vision ($1900): Active Info Display, Discover Media navigation system, Media Control and beats 300w premium audio system

Luxury ($3900): Art Velour microfleece upholstery, heated front seats, LED headlights with LED daytime driving lights, 18″ Brescia alloy wheels, panoramic electric glass sunroof, dark tinted rear side and rear window glass

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