Volkswagen Taigun bookings open; Available Soon
Volkswagen India is poised to break into the midsize SUV segment with the brand new Taigun, which is likely to hit the market in the coming weeks. Prior to its official launch, pre-orders for the vehicle began nationwide. Buyers have a choice of two supercharged petrol engines and five colors. The exterior color palette includes Curcuma Yellow, Wild Cherry Red, Candy White, Reflex Silver and Carbon Steel Gray.
The Volkswagen Taigun SUV model range will be available with 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder TSI and 1.5-liter 4-cylinder TSI petrol engines with 113 hp at 175 Nm and 148 hp at 250 Nm. The former is designed to offer the best performance and torque in its segment. The same engine setup is in the newly introduced Skoda Kushaq. A 6-speed manual transmission will be standard, while a 6-speed automatic and a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission will be offered exclusively for the 1.0 and 1.5 liter variants.
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The design elements include a 3D chrome step grille, LED headlights with integrated daytime running lights, a characteristic trapezoidal chrome wing, a muscular, raised bonnet and an electric sliding roof. The new VW SUV Infinity will be the first vehicle in its segment to offer LED taillights. The Taigun has a two-tone interior with soul leather upholstery with wild cherry red stitching, sporty red ambient lighting, ventilated seats, a flat-mode multifunctional leather steering wheel, a 60:40 split rear seat bench, a premium sound system with 6 speakers, voice command recognition. Read: Volkswagen Taigun Vs Skoda Kushaq – Similarities and Differences
For connectivity, the Volkswagen Taigun has a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless app connection with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It offers the largest 8.0-inch digital cockpit in the segment. In addition to the 385 liter trunk, the SUV also offers plenty of storage space.
The Volkswagen Taigun should offer over 40 safety functions, including up to 6 airbags, tire pressure loss warning, multi-collision brakes, electronic stability control, three-point seat belts for all sets, parking distance control and reversing camera, hill start assist and car dimming IRVM