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2006 Volkswagen Polo GTI Cup Edition

2006 Volkswagen Polo GTI Cup Edition
2006 Volkswagen Polo GTI Cup Edition Specifications
Chassis
Brakes F/R:ABS, vented disc/disc
Tires F-R:205/40 ZR17
Driveline:Front Wheel Drive
Engine
Type:Turbocharged Inline-4
Displacement cu in (cc):109 (1781)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:180(132) / n.a.
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:173(235) / n.a.
Redline at RPM:n.a.
Exterior
Length Width Height in:n.a.
Weight lb (kg):n.a.
Performance
Acceleration 0-62 mph s:7.5
Top Speed mph (km/h):140 (225)
Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):n.a.
Base Price: 2006 Volkswagen Polo GTI Cup Edition - 22,425 (last update: 5/1/2007)

Higher Power and a Racing Look: The Polo GTI Cup Edition

A racing car feel, but licensed for the road: the Polo GTI Cup Edition brings the look of the junior race series Polo to the road. In the German ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup talented young drivers take it to the race circuits with 150 bhp. The turbo-charged Polo GTI Cup Edition is more than a match for that - its 180 bhp make it the most powerful production Polo of all time.

Even the 150 bhp standard specification Polo GTI is one of the fastest small compacts. Just a few months after its launch the designers and development engineers at Volkswagen Individual have gone one further both technically and optically.

The turbocharged five-valve four-cylinder engine has had its performance boosted to produce 180 bhp from the 1.8-liter engine and a maximum torque of 173 lb-ft, already available at 2000 rpm. That puts the Polo GTI at the top of its segment - and makes it a dynamic thrill to drive.

This engine propels the fastest Polo of all time to a maximum speed of 140 mph and the Cup Edition accelerates from a zero to 62 mph in only 7.5 seconds.

The standard Polo GTI is already distinguishable by its looks as an emphatically muscular version, but the striking design of the Cup Edition goes one better: roof spoiler designed by Volkswagen Individual, front and rear skirts taken virtually straight from the ADAC Polo Cup racing car and conspicuous side sills. The Cup Edition lettering on the tailgate provides the conclusive evidence of it racing pedigree.

Behind the large 7.5 J x 17-inch alloys which have the Aristo four-spoke design, there are uprated brakes with red calipers. Together with the wide 205/40 ZR17 tires they provide sports car braking performance. The typical GTI interior with luxury "Interlagos" sports seats remains the same as does the extensive safety package with ESP as standard.

The Polo GTI Cup Edition is available as a two or four door version in the finishes Metallic Reflex Silver, Flash Red and Black Magic Pearl Effect. The Volkswagen Polo is not available in the US.
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