The Indian car market is booming like anything with new products being launched every other day.Despite this, many manufacturers are still reluctant to bring the performance versions of their model to India. We bring you 10 such performance-oriented versions of the Indian regular car models from around the world. We WANT them here, and so will you.
Suzuki Swift Sport with 135 BHP
The Swift is the segment leader in India and sells in huge numbers. The car has been around for a long time and people love it for its looks and practicality. The Swift is also a famous car in the European market.The car gets a Sport version the UK market.
The Swift Sport looks very hot in the three-door avatar and gets projector lamps in the front. The car is powered by a 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 134 BHP and maximum torque of 160 Nm. The car is capable of doing 200 Kph.
Skoda Octavia vRS
Power: 227 BHP
The Octavia is one good looking and powerful available in India. The car is loved by the enthusiast community in India. Skoda launched the new Octavia in India but did not bring the performance version of the car.
The vRS version of the Octavia needs no introduction. The car is powered by both petrol and diesel engines that generate a maximum of 227 BHP and 181 BHP respectively. The car also gets an aggressive body kit, larger wheels, new rear bumper and a spoiler.
Power: 160 BHP
The Creta has gained much popularity in India due to its good looks and a long list of equipment it comes with. The Indian version of the car with the diesel engine is powerful enough at 126 BHP. The car also sells in the Chinese market where the power has been pumped up.
The car gets the same 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine in the Chinese market but the power has been tuned to 160 BHP with 250 Nm of maximum torque. The Creta also gets 7-speed dual clutch gearbox there. The more powerful Creta also gets styling changes like dual slat grille, exclusive 5-spoke alloy wheel and twin exhaust tip.
Hyundai Elantra Sports
Power: 200 BHP
Hyundai recently launched the Elantra in the Indian market. The new-generation Elantra looks great and has a powerful engine too but the Korean car is also available in the USA market with a more powerful engine.
The Sports version of the Elantra gets a subtle body kit and 20-inch aluminium wheels. The great looking car also gets a 1.6-litre petrol four-cylinder turbocharged engine that generates a maximum power of 200 BHP and 267 Nm of maximum torque.
Volkswagen Polo GTI
Power: 188 BHP
The Volkswagen Polo GTI is one hot hatchback available in many international markets. The car is based on the three-door version of the Polo and comes with many performance upgrades. The Polo GTI can do a top speed of 236 km/h and leave behind cars from the higher segment with ease.
The GTI gets power from 1.8-litre turbo petrol engine that generates a maximum of 189 BHP and 250 Nm of torque. The car comes with dual-clutch 7-speed Dual Clutch transmission and many performance spec parts like the suspensions.