Volkswagen raises prices across its entire lineup


Volkswagen has increased the prices of all cars in its lineup. The Virtus gets a hike between ₹10,000 and ₹50,000 depending on the variant, making the sedan cost between ₹11.32 lakh and ₹18.42 lakh. Taigun, on the other hand, gets a hike between ₹11,000 and ₹26,000. Coincidentally, the Anniversary Edition gets a price drop of ₹30,000, which translates to a price of ₹16.9 lakh. The price of the Taigun range is now between ₹11.56 lakh to ₹18.71 lakh. Finally, the Tiguan gets a price hike of ₹71000. The Tiguan comes in a single trim and is priced at ₹33.5 lakh. All the prices mentioned above are ex showroom.

Volkswagen India: recent launches

Volkswagen recently launched the Taigun Anniversary Edition which celebrates one year of the mid-size SUV. It is offered in Topline trim and offered only with the 1-litre TSI turbo petrol engine. The 1st Anniversary Edition adds a new Rising Blue color to the Taigun. However, it is also available in existing Curcuma Yellow and Wild Cherry Red shades. It adorns the “1st anniversary” crest on the outside and inside.

Additionally, the Taigun 1st Anniversary Edition features 11 specially developed elements, including high-lux fog lights, body-color door trim, black C-pillar graphics, black roof sheet, door, black ORVM caps, window visors as well as aluminum pedals. . Other than that, it remains the same as the standard Taigun. The Taigun features a typically understated design like other Volkswagens.

The front has a straight face with a chrome grille with horizontal slats. The headlights are LED projectors with LED daytime running lights. The front bumpers get a thorough chrome treatment and a silver skid plate. The dashboard features a two-tone black and white theme. It also gets ambient lighting to liven things up. The seats are upholstered in imitation leather depending on the variant and also have a ventilation function. It gets a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with 6 speakers and wireless smartphone connectivity. Volkswagen had recently updated the Taigun with a tire pressure monitoring system standard on all variants and added engine idle/stop for the 1-litre TSI engine. The 1.0-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder TSI engine produces 115 hp and 178 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission.


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