Volkswagen on Monday launched a petrol variant of its popular hatchback Polo.

The 1.2-litre new Polo is priced at Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), said Arvind Saxena, Managing Director for passenger cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India after the launch in Mumbai.

The company has not offered the price range for the Mumbai market.

“Fuel efficiency has become vital for every customer looking at purchasing a new car and the Polo GT TSI is an answer to this demand offering maximum power and minimum consumption,” Mr. Saxena said, adding that the TSI is a pioneering technology of petrol engines by Volkswagen.

Volkswagen, the largest European car maker, sells the Polo, Vento, Jetta, Passat and the Touareg in the domestic market.

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