Volkswagen sellers have already began accepting unofficial bookings for the brand new Taigun, for a token of Rs. 25,000. Some of the sellers we spoke to have additionally advised us the SUV will pass on sale in India round August or September 2021.
The Volkswagen Taigun is likely one of the extremely expected launches for 2021, and it’s anticipated to be introduced across the festive season. However, forward of its release make a choice, Volkswagen sellers have already began accepting unofficial bookings for the brand new compact SUV, for a token of ₹ 25,000. Some of the sellers we spoke to have additionally advised us the SUV will pass on sale in India round August or September 2021, and pricing can be someplace round ₹ 15 lakh (on-road).
We did succeed in out to Volkswagen India to get a affirmation at the bookings. Replying to our question, a Volkswagen Passenger Cars India authentic spokesperson mentioned, “Volkswagen India has commenced “Register Your Interest” for the much awaited SUV, giving customers an opportunity to be a part of an exclusive Taigun Squad. Bookings for the carline will begin soon.” We would be expecting the corporate to open the authentic reserving for the SUV nearer to its release.
The Volkswagen Taigun be probably the most first fashions to be constructed at the corporate’s in the community advanced MQB A0 IN platform, which additionally underpins the approaching Skoda Kushaq. In reality, the Skoda’s SUV is anticipated to be introduced sooner than the Taigun. Visually the SUV comes with heavy chrome main points, at the side of LED headlamps and LED DRLs, at the side of a beefy cladded bumper that includes extra chrome main points and a fake skid plate. There’s extra cladding at the aspects and wheel arches at the side of sporty dual-tone alloy wheels. At the rear, the SUV comes with sexy LED back lights hooked up by way of a big LED mild bar that provides to the top class design, with the centrally located Taigun lettering.
The cabin will get a dual-tone black and gray color remedy, with the centre level at the dashboard is taken by way of a 10-inch infotainment show. The Taigun additionally will get a flat-bottom steerage wheel, which is a multi-functional unit. We additionally get to look a couple of USB charging ports, a 12V charging socket and an engine start-stop button. The SUV additionally will get a host of garage wallet, a central armrest and two-tone material and pretend leather-based upholstery.
Under the hood, the Taigun will include two turbocharged petrol engines – 1-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI. The former is tuned to make 113 bhp and 175 Nm of torque, and it comes mated to a 6-speed handbook and an non-compulsory 6-speed computerized transmission whilst the 1.5-litre TSI engine, borrowed from the T-Roc, makes 148 bhp and 250 Nm of torque. It might be to be had with a 6-speed handbook and a 7-Speed DSG.