Volkswagen Taigun launch timeframe confirmed, Tiguan facelift to launch by mid-2021- Know-how Information, Alenz
tech2 Information EmployeesMar 24, 2021 19:44:44 IST
Volkswagen India has right this moment introduced it’s going to 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 ready to be launched within the coming months. As well as, the Volkswagen T-Roc and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace – launched final 12 months – will even proceed, with VW selecting to ship extra models 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. This can comply with the introduction of the Skoda Kushaq, which is mechanically associated to the Taigun and is ready to be launched in June. The Taigun is an important mannequin for Volkswagen, and equally as vital for the Group on the whole, as it’s the second mannequin to be primarily based on the India-specific MQB A0 IN platform. Volkswagen is prone 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 large information, the Volkswagen Tiguan is ready 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 shall be offered with a 2.0-litre, 190 hp TSI turbo-petrol engine, the identical unit that additionally powers the Tiguan Allspace. There shall be no diesel engine on supply, however the vital half right here is that the Volkswagen Tiguan facelift shall be regionally assembled, shipped into India in utterly knocked down (CKD) type. Due to this, the Volkswagen Tiguan facelift’s worth is ready 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 shall be launched in India on 7 April.
To finish its SUV portfolio, Volkswagen will even deliver extra models of the T-Roc and Tiguan Allspace to our shores. Each fashions had been first launched in India in 2020, shipped into the nation in utterly built-up (CBU) type beneath the relaxed homologation norms for imports. The T-Roc – priced at Rs 20 lakh – offered out pretty shortly within the months following its launch, and Volkswagen additionally discovered takers for the costlier Allspace, which value a bit of over Rs 34 lakh. Inspired by the response, the corporate has determined to import extra models of the T-Roc and Allspace to India, however as soon as once more, provide shall be restricted. The 2021 Volkswagen T-Roc worth is predicted to be Rs 21.35 lakh when it’s launched early in April, whereas the 2021 Volkswagen Allspace is ready to value near Rs 35 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom) when it arrives later this 12 months.
Put up 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 prone to value a small premium over the usual Polo GT when it’s launched within the coming months.
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