Volkswagen has introduced the Turbo Editions of the Polo and Vento in India. The Volkswagen Polo Turbo Edition carries a price tag of Rs. 6.99 lakh and the Volkswagen Vento Turbo Edition is priced at Rs. 8.69 lakh. Both prices are ex-showroom (India). The Turbo Edition models are based on the Comfortline trim.
On the design front, the Volkswagen Polo and Vento Turbo Edition feature a gloss black spoiler, gloss black ORVM, newly designed 15-inch alloy wheels and a Turbo badge on the fender. The interior of the newly launched models feature Turbo Edition seat covers. Apart from that, Turbo Edition models also get a Climatronic air-conditioning system.
Both the Volkswagen Polo and Vento Turbo Edition draw power from a 1-litre, three-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine. The engine is good for 108bhp and 175Nm of torque and comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The engine features TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) technology, which bumps up the power output.
The Turbo Edition models are available in all the regular colour options. The Volkswagen Polo Turbo Edition rivals the likes of Hyundai i20 Turbo, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Turbo and the Tata Altroz iTurbo. The Vento Turbo Edition goes head-on with the likes of Hyundai Verna, Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Toyota Yaris and Skoda Rapid.