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Volkswagen launches Cross Polo at 7.75 lakh.

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- Volkswagen, Europe's largest carmaker announced the launch of the new Cross Polo today. The New Cross Polo is priced at Rs. 7.75 lakh, ex showroom, Delhi. The car which was announced with no major engine overhaul and will be available with the same spec of 1.2L TDI engine and a 5-speed manual gearbox already present in Polo.

Commenting on the launch of the New Cross Polo, Arvind Saxena, Managing Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said "The Polo is an important carline in the Indian portfolio and with ongoing updates we keep it relevant and exciting for our customers. The Cross Polo has been created for those looking at a premium hatchback in a sporty 'crossover' style."

Volkswagen says that the new Cross Polo commands attention with its rugged new 'Cross' front and rear bumpers, black side cladding and wheel arches, silver painted mirrors and roof rails, 5-spoke alloys, 'Livon' titanium black upholstery and class-leading 1.2L TDI engine. Sales of the New Cross Polo will commence from Friday.

The Cross Polo is equipped with a 1.2-litre TDI engine with a maximum power output of 75 PS (55 kW) @ 4200rpm and a maximum torque of 180 Nm @ 2000 rpm with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Also the new Cross Polo will get new "Cross" grill with chrome accent, new "Cross" bumpers, front & rear, with silver accents, 5-spoke alloy wheels, black side cladding, black moulded covers for wheel arches and rocker panel, silver roof rails, silver painted door mirror housing, Cross Polo decals on rear doors, halogen headlamps in black finish, heat insulating glass for windscreen, side and rear windows and galvanized body with 6 years anti-corrosion warranty.

On the interior side, the Cross Polo is equipped with 'Livon' Titanium black upholstery, leather wrapped steering wheel, leather wrapped gearshift knob and handbrake lever handle, chrome interior trim, storage compartment in front doors including cup-holders for 1.5 litre bottle, 3 grab handles above doors, folding with coat hooks, sunglass holder inside glove box, front centre console with 12V outlet and lLuggage compartment cover/parcel tray

There are also creature comforts like 'Climatronic' automatic air conditioning with dust and pollen filter, 2-Din RCD 320 music system with USB, Aux-in, SD Card, Bluetooth and 4 speakers, instrument cluster with tachometer, speedometer, odometer and trip odometer, multi-function display. It will also be offered with safety features like ABS, dual frontal airbags, electronic engine immobilizer with floating code. The New Cross Polo will be offered in 3 different colours like Flash Red, Reflex Silver and Deep Black Pearl.

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