2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI
The 2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI!

The new Volkswagen Polo GTI is now on sale in Ireland, priced from €32,395.

Based on the all-new Polo that arrived in Ireland late last year, the latest-generation Volkswagen Polo GTI has a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine putting out 200hp. It will do the 0 to 100 km/h sprint in just 6.7 seconds, going on to a top speed of 237 km/h.

The new Polo GTI is fitted with a 6-speed DSG gearbox as standard.

There’s also a number of styling features to distinguish hot GTI versions of the Polo including GTI badging, a red stripe in the radiator grille, GTI gear knob, legendary “Clark” plaid seat covers and 17-inch “Milton Keynes” alloy wheels.

Standard equipment includes items such as Park Distance Control, an Electronic Differential Lock, Driving Profile Selection and Adaptive Cruise Control.

Customers can avail of a Technology Upgrade for the Polo GTI, which bundles a Rear-View Camera, Active Info Display, Folding Mirrors and the ‘Lights and Vision’ Package for €499. According to Volkswagen this is a saving of €1,183 compared to these items priced individually.

The Polo GTI is available with PCP Finance of 1.9% (€294 per month). For a limited time only there is the chance to avail of a Free 3 Year Service Plan for Polo models ordered and registered by the end of August.

The new Volkswagen Polo GTI is available from Volkswagen dealerships now.

The interior of the new Volkswagen Polo GTI
The interior of the new Volkswagen Polo GTI