GT adds sportiness to the Volkswagen Polo Vivo model range


Volkswagen of South Africa’s best-selling model, Polo Vivo is being rejuvenated with the addition of a sportier, stylish two-door derivative named, GT. Over 40 000 Polo Vivo units (hatchback and sedan) have been sold since its market introduction in March 2010.

Polo Vivo GT is based on the current two-door body version and is fitted with 1.6 77kW Trendline standard features such as ABS, electric windows, Radio/CD with 4-speakers, alarm and central locking with remote and bee sting antenna.

Volkswagen Polo Vivo 2011

In addition to these features, Polo Vivo GT will be distinguished by the following exclusive interior and exterior features:

  • Lowered, sporty suspension
  • Sports seats with ‘Rocket’ trim
  • Gear shift and handbrake boot with red stitching
  • 3-spoke steering wheel with red stitching and aluminum inserts
  • 15-inch alloy wheels
  • Tailgate spoiler
  • Twin chrome tailpipes
  • GT badges on grille and tailgate
  • Seat belts in red
  • Dashboard panels in gunmetal silver

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Jannesburg Car show

Polo Vivo GT is powered by the 1.6 77kW engine with 155Nm of torque which is available at 5250rpm. It will be mated to a 5-speed transmission. It reaches its top speed at 187km/h and sprints from 0-100km/h in just under 11 seconds. It has commendable combined fuel consumption of 6.6 l/100km.

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

GT will only be available in four exterior colours, namely Deep Black, Candy White, Flash Red and Reflex Silver.

Retail Price (VAT & Emissions Tax included)

1.6 77kW GT    R155 320

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Jannesburg Car show 2011

Service and warranty

Polo Vivo GT comes standard with a 3 year/120 000km warranty and a 6 year Anti-Corrosion warranty. Service Plan is optional.

The service interval is 15 000km.