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Volkswagen Polo GTI '01
Volkswagen Polo GTI '01
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Volkswagen
Drivetrain FF[3]
Engine VAG ARC 1.6 I4
Max Power 110 BHP
Performance Points 338 PP
Weight 1,090 kilograms (2,400 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 9.91 kg (21.8 lb) per horsepower

The Volkswagen Polo GTI '01 is a Road car produced by Volkswagen. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

Three colors are available for this car:

  • Flashrot
  • Diamond Black Perleffekt
  • Reflexsilber Metallic

In-game descriptionEdit

"An all-purpose hot hatch as an alternative to the chunkier Golf."


Volkswagen had created a sensation with the first generation Golf GTI, but after a few model changes, the GTI became more and more expensive and lost its allure to younger buyers. To fill this void, Volkswagen introduced the GTI trim level to the third-generation Polo in 1995.

With a compact body similar to the first-gen Golf, the Polo GTI came equipped with a 1.6-liter twincam inline-4 that produced 123 BHP. Gear selection was performed via 5-speed manual transmission. Although its roots were that of an economy car, the Polo GTI featured high-quality interior trim. It featured a simple-yet-sporty hatchback body with compact dimensions, making it ideal for around-the-town commuting.

The car also possessed excellent handling. Its FF (Front engine, Front drive) chassis was wound tight, with a taut suspension system and sharp steering response.

In 2005, the fourth-generation Polo had a 1.8-liter inline-4-powered engine under its hood. It cranked out 148 BHP, making it decidedly quicker than the previous model. This powerplant was used in the fourth-gen Golf GTI as well as in Audi sedans. The sad fact was that the Polo GTI appeared for only a few years because soon thereafter, the 3-door Lupo carried the GTI flag, making some people nostalgic of the days of the Polo GTI.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Volkswagen New Cars Dealership for 26,720 Credits.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 26,720 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Volkswagen Polo GTI '01 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 23,836 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 26,720 Credits. It is a simplified car.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Front Wheel drive