2017 Volkswagen Polo GTI will be five-door only

2017 Volkswagen Polo GTI

Next-gen hot hatch will go up against 2017 Ford Fiesta ST and be available in just one bodystyle

The Volkswagen Polo GTI looks set for a power hike when the next-generation version arrives as a five-door-only model in 2017.

The future hot hatch is likely to use an evolved version of the current car’s 1.8-litre TSI engine, but output is expected to rise beyond that car’s 189bhp and 236lb ft of torque. The power boost should help the Polo GTI keep up with rivals such as Renault’s recently updated Clio RS and the next-gen Ford Fiesta ST.

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Source:: Autocar