Volkswagen Taigun will be officially launched in India on September 23. Bookings for Taigun were being opened previously this thirty day period and the compact SUV is now raring to choose the battle to properly-set up rivals like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, MG Hector In addition as nicely as its recently-introduced cousin Skoda Kushaq.

Remaining produced at Volkswagen plant in Chakan, close to Pune, Taigun is a crucial portion of the German brand’s India 2. system. Primarily based on the MQB A0 IN system, a derivative of the popular MQB architecture, Taigun is getting touted as an SUV that is tailor-manufactured for the Indian shopper while still retaining the Volkswagen establish high-quality.

Taigun will be accessible with two TSI petrol engine solutions. There will be a 1.-litre TSI petrol motor and a 1.5-litre petrol device as perfectly. The smaller engine will be obtainable with a handbook gearbox and a 6-velocity automatic unit will be there as an selection. The more substantial 1.5-litre motor will come mated to a 6-velocity handbook gearbox and there will be a 7-speed DSG computerized gearbox as effectively.

On the outside the house, the Volkswagen SUV will get intelligent structure features like a clean up front grille, dollops of chrome all close to, 17-inch alloy wheels and a stretched-out LED tail light-weight scheme. Action within and the car is decently loaded with attributes these as guidance for wi-fi Android Car and Apple CarPlay, sunroof, 10-inch key infotainment display, eight-inch all-digital driver display screen, among the many others.

Volkswagen has now began the procedure of previews for prospects at choose spots. “The Taigun is a bold, dynamic and German engineered SUV that flawlessly matches the necessities of an Indian consumer,” Ashish Gupta, Model Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars and trucks India, had beforehand reported. “Through the multi-town unique preview, we goal to give our shoppers an prospect to knowledge the Volkswagen Taigun together with our new model style and design language and digitalized methods that enhance accessibility and advantage for the purchaser.”

The corporation is hoping that the auto carves out a house for alone in a crowded nonetheless lucrative place in the mid-sizing SUV section.