Volkswagen Golf GTI India Entry Most Likely Hints VW, Placed above the Polo GTi it offers everything more in abundance
Following the just released Polo GTI, VW India is said be considering bringing the eight-generation Golf GTI into the Indian market in 2019. The Eight Generation of the VW Golf is scheduled to launch in 2018 at Europe. With the curiosity already being built about this iconic hot hatchback’s arrival in India, let’s have closer look at the recently unveiled facelift of the seventh-generation Golf GTI.
Volkswagen Golf GTI Interior and Features:
The GTI is the top spec Golf which gives you standard features such as an eight-speaker music system, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6.5-inch touch-screen display on the center console. You also get features like smartphone integration, HD and satellite radio, and a rear view camera.
The optional list of features becomes an elaborate one to let the customers personalize their car as per their tastes. The list features a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a Fender premium audio system, touch-screen navigation, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, keyless entry, push-button start, rain-sensing wipers, adaptive headlights, lane departure warning, parking sensors, automatic parking assist, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking.
If that is not all, you will also get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility for your smartphones. Through this you can use basic smartphone gestures like swiping or pinching to zoom on the system’s touch-screen display contribute to its usability.
Volkswagen Golf GTI Price and Launch:
The launch of the Golf GTI in India is Expected to be in 2019 and it would retail at a price tag of around Rs. 40 Lakhs. It will be a CBU import.
Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine And Specification:
The Golf GTI is powered by a 2-liter Turbocharged and inter-cooled inline-4 engine that makes monstrous 210 BHP @4500 RPM and a peak torque of 258 Nm @ 1500 RPM. All this madness is mated to a 6-Speed gearbox.
Volkswagen Golf GTI Safety Features:
Along with the standard safety features such as ABS you will also get advanced features like adaptive headlights, lane departure warning, parking sensors, automatic parking assist, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking.
Volkswagen Golf GTI Competition:
The closest competitor for the Golf GTI in India at present would be the Fiat 595 Abarth.