As we informed earlier, Volkswagen is fully prepared to make a blast in upcoming Auto Expo with its long line-up of models. Well, in this queue, it has unveiled its first model in a SUV category and that is VW Taigun (not to be misunderstood by VW Tiguan).
After revealing it today, company is also ready to showcase this model at Auto Expo 2014 which is starting from 6th Feb but this concept SUV will be seen in Indian showrooms by 2015 end/early 2016, probably.
Please note these facts are anticipated based on our sources and yet to be confirmed by company.
VW’s this compact SUV has been unveiled at the 2012 Sau Paulo Motor Show in Brazil in the concept form and now all set to hit the Indian car market. The tentative price of this SUV is 9-14 lakhs.
This SUV concept is said to base on VW Up platform. While this model is equipped with a small but efficient 1.0 liter, 3-cylinder turbo-petrol engine developing 108bhp and 175Nm at international level, it might get a new 1.2 liter turbocharged petrolengine for India or could continue with the earlier one.
Also, this SUV could arm with a 1.4 liter, 3-cylinder diesel fuel unit as per the demand of Indian car market but it is too just expected yet.
Its offered mileage figures could touch the 21km/l value while expected to accelerate 0-100 km/h in mere 8.2 seconds with the top speed of 185 km/h. Also, only two-wheel-drive system will be offered in this SUV as of now.
Space & Dimension:
Reportedly, it might be 3860mm in length and 1430mm in width with the wonderful wheelbase of 2470mm and car boot of 280 liters.
Interior & Exterior:
Glimpse wise, it somehow looks similar to company’s other SUV Tiguan but comparatively in a brighter color which is revealing its masculine beauty more than its siblings.
Main rivals in India:
Mahindra Quanto,Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport etc
Please note: these facts are anticipated based on our sources and yet to be confirmed by company.