Volkswagen Taigun launch in festive season, unveil on March 31

NEW DELHI: Volkswagen India will globally unveil Taigun SUV on March 31 and the launch is scheduled for the festive season, a prime firm official confirmed on Tuesday.
Primarily based on the MQB AO IN platform, Taigun is ready to be the primary VW product beneath India 2.zero challenge. The SUV shall be provided in two engine choices: 1-litre and 1.5-litre turbo-petrol.

On the sidelines of the showcase of Taigun to media, Ashish Gupta, Model Director, VW India, mentioned, “It’s the start of a brand new chapter. We’re consolidating our dealership community previous to the festive launch.”
Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq are primarily based on the identical platform, will share the identical engine-transmission and mechanicals. “Kushaq shall be launched in market earlier than Taigun and there shall be an honest 2-Three months hole between the 2 merchandise,” mentioned Gupta.

Taigun shall be positioned beneath T-Roc and Tiguan AllSpace within the firm’s portfolio. Very like Kushaq, VW is concentrating on near 95 per cent localisation for Taigun.
Taigun and Kushaq enter a extremely aggressive SUV section, which is crammed with established gamers like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector and Tata Harrier.

In keeping with Gupta, Taigun shall be a good selection for current Polo and Vento clients who’re aiming to improve their automotive. “Taigun shall be excessive on practicality. The acclaimed TSI petrol engines may even excite the fun-to-drive consider clients.”
The idea of Taigun was showcased alongside Skoda’s Imaginative and prescient In on the 2020 Auto Expo. The German model has dedicated EUR 1 billion beneath India 2.zero challenge.

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