Continued: ‘Super powerful foreign versions of Indian cars’ that we WANT

Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Power: 210 BHP


The D-Segment car of India is one of the popular cars in the USA market. The Jetta gets a more powerful version in the USA market known as GLI. The car comes powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine in the USA market.

The engine produces a maximum of 210 BHP and 280 Nm of maximum torque. The Jetta GLI also gets a more aggressive front bumper and four-link independent rear suspensions for better handling than regular Jetta.

Hyundai i20 N Sport

Power: 114 BHP


Hyundai Elite i20 is one popular car in the Indian market. The car is loved by many for its beautiful design and long list of features. The Korean company’s performance arm known as Hyundai N launched the sporty version of the Elite i20 in New Zealand.

The car is powered by the same 1.4-litre petrol engine but the maximum power is increased to 114 BHP. The car gets a 6-speed manual gearbox. The increased power is taken care by stiffer suspensions, ventilated disc brakes on the front and solid disc at the rear with ABS and EBD.

Volkswagen Vento GT

Power: 123.5 BHP


The Volkswagen Vento is based the sedan version of the Polo hatchback. The car was launched in Russia as Vento GT with more powerful engine. The performance oriented car gets sportier bumper that are similar to the Polo GTI bumpers. The car also gets 16-inch wheels and dual exhaust pipes that make the car look very different from the regular Vento

The car is powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine that gets paired with a six-speed manual transmission. The car is also available with 7-speed dual clutch transmission. It generates a maximum power 123.5 BHP and should be a good competitor against the Linea 125S.

Honda Jazz RS

Power: 132 BHP

Jazz RS

The Jazz is a good looking car. The car made a comeback in India but did not get a great response in the market. Honda in New Zealand offers the Jazz RS and it looks absolute bonkers. The car comes with Mugen Sports kit with 17-inch alloy wheels, Titanium Sports silencer, performance air filter, tinted windows, black painted wing mirrors, and limited edition badge.

The car gets powered by 1.5-litre iVTEC petrol engine that comes with either 6-speed manual or CVT auto transmission. The engine generates a maximum of 132 BHP power and 155 Nm of maximum torque.

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Power: 240 BHP

Santa Fe

The Santa Fe is good looking soft roader from Hyundai. The car is adequately powered at 195 BHP in India. The Santa Fe is also a very popular product in the USA market where it gets a sport version. The sport version of the car is more powerful and has added design elements.

The same engine develops 240 BHP of maximum power in the sport model of the Santa Fe. The torque figure maximizes at 352 Nm. The Santa Fe sport also gets extra features like chrome door trim, electronic parking brake, cruise control and more as extra features.