In order to give a taste of the capabilities of its performance hatchback, the GTI, Volkswagen India organized a 2 day, GTI Experiential drive for its Delhi-NCR customers. he drives on February 18 th and 19 th 2017, witnessed participation from 100+ customers on both days across the city giving them a unique opportunity to experience the Hottest Hatch on Indian roads– The GTI.
The drive engaged customers through a unique showcase of power and safety features of the GTI. Participants received a first-hand experience of the drive dynamics and technical features of the GTI with expert drivers on the specially created tracks at Leisure Valley Ground, Sector 29 in Gurugram.
Under the hood the machine comes equipped with a 1.8L 4-cylinder TSI engine mated with a 7-speed automatic DSG transmission producing a blistering 190Bhp of power along with 250Nm of peak torque. This combination is enough to propel the car from 0 to 100km/h in just under 7.2 seconds with the top-speed clocking at 233km/h.
Apart from its performance characteristics, the GTI also gets the latest in tech creature comforts and features on-board. These are to include a digital MID touchscreen infotainment system which offers multiple forms of connectivity, a multi-functional steering wheel, automatic climate control and host of other features.
The car is also armed with many safety features like ESC with driver steering recommendation, ABS, 6 Airbags, ASR, EDL and EDTC with many more. The GTI is the perfect combination of a safe and sporty chassis, agile and economic engine along with unique and timeless design.
All of this complete package comes at a price of INR 25.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).