Volkswagen Taigun launch timeframe confirmed, Tiguan facelift to launch by mid-2021- Technology Information, Gadgetclock
tech2 Information EmployeesMar 24, 2021 19:44:44 IST
Volkswagen India has immediately introduced it should have a complete of 4 SUVs on sale in India in 2021. The headline, after all, is that the Volkswagen Taigun’s India launch has been confirmed to happen firstly of the festive season this 12 months, and the corporate has additionally confirmed the Tiguan facelift is about to be launched within the coming months. As well as, the Volkswagen T-Roc and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace – launched final 12 months – may also proceed, with VW selecting to ship extra items into the nation.
The Volkswagen Taigun launch is slated to happen someday within the third quarter of 2021, between July and September, on the onset of the festive season. It will observe the introduction of the Skoda Kushaq, which is mechanically associated to the Taigun and is about to be launched in June. The Taigun is an important mannequin for Volkswagen, and equally as necessary for the Group typically, as it’s the second mannequin to be based mostly on the India-specific MQB A0 IN platform. Volkswagen is probably going to place it as a premium midsize SUV, and resultingly, Volkswagen Taigun costs are anticipated to be within the Rs 11-17 lakh vary.
In different huge information, the Volkswagen Tiguan is about to make a return in its five-seat avatar by the center of 2021. Beforehand on sale in India with a diesel engine (however discontinued in 2020), the Volkswagen Tiguan facelift can be bought with a 2.0-litre, 190 hp TSI turbo-petrol engine, the identical unit that additionally powers the Tiguan Allspace. There can be no diesel engine on provide, however the necessary half right here is that the Volkswagen Tiguan facelift can be domestically assembled, shipped into India in utterly knocked down (CKD) type. Due to this, the Volkswagen Tiguan facelift’s value is about to be within the vary of Rs 25-28 lakh (ex-showroom), and the five-seat SUV will rival the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson in addition to the Citroen C5 Aircross, which can be launched in India on 7 April.
To finish its SUV portfolio, Volkswagen may also convey extra items of the T-Roc and Tiguan Allspace to our shores. Each fashions have been first launched in India in 2020, shipped into the nation in utterly built-up (CBU) type underneath the relaxed homologation norms for imports. The T-Roc – priced at Rs 20 lakh – bought out pretty shortly within the months following its launch, and Volkswagen additionally discovered takers for the costlier Allspace, which value a little bit over Rs 34 lakh. Inspired by the response, the corporate has determined to import extra items of the T-Roc and Allspace to India, however as soon as once more, provide can be restricted. The 2021 Volkswagen T-Roc value is anticipated to be Rs 21.35 lakh when it’s launched early in April, whereas the 2021 Volkswagen Allspace is about to value shut to Rs 35 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom) when it arrives later this 12 months.
Publish this announcement, Volkswagen additionally revealed a ‘Matt Version’ of its ageing Polo hatchback. To be provided on the GT variant solely, the Polo Matt Version sports activities a matte gray paint job, and is probably going to value a small premium over the usual Polo GT when it’s launched within the coming months.