Volkswagen Taigun SUV teased in India, launch imminent

Harshita Malik
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Volkswagen Taigun SUV teased in India, launch imminent
Volkswagen Taigun SUV teased in India, launch imminent

06 Jan 2021: Volkswagen Taigun SUV teased in India, launch imminent

Volkswagen is working to announce the Taigun SUV in India in the coming days. In the latest development, the company has shared a teaser video of the car, revealing its front fascia.

As for the key highlights, the Taigun will come with an attractive design, a host of features, and will be offered with a single turbocharged petrol engine.

Here's our roundup.

Fact: Take a look at the teaser video

Exteriors: Volkswagen Taigun: At a glance

The Volkswagen Taigun will be based on the MQB A0 IN platform. It will feature a chrome grille with dual horizontal slats, a large air dam, faux skid plates, as well as LED projector headlamps.

On the sides, it will have silvered roof rails, blacked-out ORVMs, and 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. The rear section will have a roof-mounted spoiler and C-shaped LED taillights.

Fact: Power and performance

The Volkswagen Taigun will draw power from a 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol engine that is expected to deliver 148hp of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. Transmission choices will include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.

Interiors: Inside the cabin

The Volkswagen Taigun will offer a dual-tone 5-seater cabin with inserts matching the exterior paintwork. It will also provide leather seats, a flat-bottom steering wheel, and a USB charger.

The SUV will pack a fully digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

For safety, it should offer multiple airbags, cruise control, and a parking camera.

Fact: What about the price?

The Volkswagen Taigun will go official in India in the coming days. It is likely to carry a price-figure of around Rs. 10 lakh. Once launched, it will take on rivals such as Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, and Tata Harrier.

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