German auto major Volkswagen
(VW) on Tuesday said it will now offer anti-lock braking system (ABS) and dual airbags
as standard equipment for all variants of Polo
With the introduction of these features
as standard fitments, the company once again adheres to its commitment towards India, Volkswagen
India said in a statement.
"The added safety feature of ABS to the Polo
will set new benchmarks in safety by adopting global standards for all Volkswagen
products in India," it added.
Commenting on the development, Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen
Passenger Cars India said the company believes that safety is not a luxury but a primary need in a car.
"The introduction of ABS with dual airbags
has come to further extend this bequest in India as well. We have always been committed towards our customers' safety and now with these standard fitments in the Polo
and Vento, Indian customers will enjoy the Volkswagen
safe driving experience across all our carlines," he added.
The company already offers ABS and dual airbags
as standard equipment in other models — Ameo, Beetle, Jetta and GTI.