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Volkswagen Polo "Legend Edition" Marks The End Of The Hatch's Iconic 12-Year Run

The Volkswagen Polo has seen an iconic run in the Indian market that spanned over 12 years! To celebrate this legendary hatchback’s glorious journey in India, the German carmaker has launched the “Legend Edition” of the Polo GT TSI. With the start of production in 2009 and market launch in 2010, the Volkswagen Polo was the first locally manufactured model at the brands’ Chakan plant in Pune. Renowned for its timeless design and impeccable driving dynamics, the Polo has been a hot favourite amongst enthusiasts. In its life span, the Polo has been accounted for many accolades and titles such as the “Most fun-to-drive hatchback”, “An enthusiasts’ car” and the “Hot hatch”. The Polo was also one of the first made-in-India hatchbacks in the segment that offered dual airbags as a standard offering and received a 4-star Global NCAP safety rating in 2014. With over 300,000 lakh customers in India, Volkswagen Polo has found many takers in the Indian market.

Legend Edition - More Info

The Volkswagen Polo Legend edition is a celebratory edition to mark the glorious journey of the Polo in India. The Legend edition will be available on the GT TSI variant that is equipped with a 1.0l TSI engine mated to a 6-speed automatic torque converter. Delivering a powerful performance of 110PS and 175 Nm torque, expect the Legend Edition to be super fun behind the wheel. To mark the iconic legacy, the edition will come with the “Legend” title on the fender and boot badge. It will also comprise of side body graphics, black trunk garnish and black roof foil to accentuate the look of the carline making it sportier. Limited to just 700 units, the Legend Edition Polo will be available across the 151 Volkswagen dealerships for aficionados who want to own the Volkswagen Polo.

Official Statement

Speaking on this momentous occasion, Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said “The Volkswagen Polo is an iconic carline that has evoked various emotions amongst consumers. From its market introduction till date, the Volkswagen Polo has enjoyed the privilege of being the first car to a family, an enthusiast’s dream and the preferred choice for a mother owing to its timeless and sporty design, safety, fun-to-drive experience and strong build quality. The Volkswagen Polo has been the brands’ much-loved product that deserves a grand celebration. For this, the brand is introducing the celebratory limited “Legend edition” for the enthusiasts who will take pride in owning the last limited units of the iconic Polo.”
TopGear Magazine May 2024