2023 Volkswagen Polo GTI Version 25 – 2,500 items to have a good time sizzling hatch’s twenty fifth anniversary; 207 PS, 7DCT

The unique Volkswagen Polo GTI was launched again in 1998, and to have a good time the recent hatch’s twenty fifth anniversary this yr, the corporate has launched a brand new particular version mannequin referred to as the Polo GTI Version 25.

Priced at 35,205 euros (about RM173), the Version 25 will probably be obtainable to order in Germany from June 1. As normal, the automobile comes with a specifically tuned sports activities suspension that lowers the physique by 15 mm in addition to the XDS digital differential lock.

The engine is identical 2.0 litre turbocharged four-cylinder TSI petrol unit that was launched with the Polo GTI facelift, making 207 PS (204 hp or 152 kW) and 320 Nm of torque. This drives the entrance wheels by means of a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission that allows a 0-100 km/h time of 6.5 seconds.

These figures aren’t any totally different from an everyday Polo GTI, however the Version 25 does get some unique gear like 18-inch Adelaide alloy wheels in gloss black, a black roof and black facet mirrors, pink brake calipers and trim strips, chrome-plated tailpipes, sport seats trimmed in perforated black-red leather-based with stitched GTI logos and shiny black inside trim with pink GTI lettering.

House owners may also be reminded they’re in an Version 25 due to the door sill trim that has ‘Considered one of 2500’ on it, whereas the sports activities steering wheel bears the ‘25’ emblem at its base. Along with the GTI colors Pure White, Kings Purple Metallic, Reef Blue Metallic, Smoke Gray Metallic and Deep Black Pearl Impact, the Version 25 can be provided in Ascot Gray.

For the cash, the equipment checklist additionally contains IQ.Gentle LED matrix headlights with Dynamic Gentle Help and LED daytime operating lights and the IQ.Drive help bundle that permits for partly automated driving, with the Journey Help system able to dealing with steering, braking and acceleration at speeds from 0 to 210 km/h utilizing Adaptive Cruise Management and Lane Help. There’s additionally an eight-inch Ready2Discover touchscreen infotainment system as normal, however two different methods are additionally optionally obtainable.

Like different Polo fashions, the Version 25 is manufactured in Volkswagen’s South African plant in Kariega. If the unique door sill trim wasn’t already an indicator, solely 2,500 items of the particular Polo GTI will probably be obtainable to clients.