Monday, May 29

Volkswagen Taigun launched at INR 10.50 lakh. Gets 7 variants with 2 turbo-petrol engine options

Volkswagen has launched Taigun SUV in India at an introductory price of INR 10.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The Taigun is available in two variant – Dynamic Line and Performance Line.

The Dynamic Line includes three trim levels – Comfortline, Highline and Topline, while the Performance Line includes two trims – GT and GT Plus.

Taigun Dynamic Line:

  • 1.0 TSI Comfortline MT: INR 10.49 lakh
  • 1.0 TSI Highline MT: INR 12.79 lakh
  • 1.0 TSI Highline AT: INR 14.09 lakh
  • 1.0 TSI Topline MT: INR 14.56 lakh
  • 1.0 TSI Topline AT: INR 15.90 lakh

Taigun Performance Line:

  • 1.5 TSI GT Line MT: INR 14.99 lakh
  • 1.5 TSI GT Plus DSG: INR 17.49 lakh

The Taigun features large LED headlights with DRLs, a two-slat chrome grille and chrome inserts on the lower part of the bumper. At the rear, the tail-light cluster runs across the width of the tailgate and there’s even more chrome garnishing on the bumper below.

On the inside, the Taigun has a more minimalistic interior theme. The top-spec GT Plus variant gets a 10-inch infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the My Volkswagen connect app, an 8-inch digital instrument cluster, leatherette upholstery, ambient lighting, automatic climate control, USB Type-C ports, wireless charging pad, cooled glovebox, a sunroof, cooled front seats and 17-inch alloys.

Volkswagen is offering the Taigun with two TSI turbo-petrol engine options – a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder unit that produces 115hp and 175Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre, four-cylinder unit with 150hp and 250Nm. Both engines come with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. However, they get different automatic gearbox options, with the 1.0 TSI getting a 6-speed torque converter and the 1.5 TSI getting a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. The 1.5 TSI engine also features fuel-saving cylinder deactivation technology.

On the safety front, the Taigun comes with six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC (standard across all trims), hill-hold control, tyre pressure deflation warning, parking camera, and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

The Volkswagen Taigun is available with 5 colour options – Wild Cherry Red, Curcuma Yellow, Candy White, Reflex Silver and Carbon Steel Grey.. The Taigun comes with a 4-year/1,00,000km standard warranty that can be extended to 7-years/1,50,000km.




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