According to the information, the new Volkswagen Virtus will be launched in India in May 2022, with deliveries starting around the same time. Let us tell you that Volkswagen India had released a new teaser of this upcoming mid-size sedan ahead of the launch.
The car is built on the company’s MQB-A0-IN platform, on which the company’s existing Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq and Skoda Slavia are also built. After all these cars, this is going to be the fourth car to be built on this platform.
The company has also released some teasers before this sedan, in which its headlight, front part including DRLs were shown. Now the company has shown many parts of this car. It has been designed keeping in mind the Indian customers, so the convenience related to the customers can be seen.
It has a grille with two slats in front, along with two projector headlights, with LED DRLs. Large air dam and halogen headlight can be given in the front. Along with this, the side part is also to be given a similar look, it will be kept longer than the earlier models.
The Volkswagen Vitus will be manufactured at the company’s plant in Chakan (Pune). Internationally, the Volkswagen Vitus is on sale only in Brazil. It replaces the Volkswagen Vento and is a sedan version of the sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo hatchback.
The company had earlier revealed that the production of Volkswagen Vitus will follow a policy of 93 percent localization, under which the company will use parts made in the domestic market. Vertus is going to be 4,482 mm in length, 1751 mm wide, 1472 mm high.
This car is going to be 92 mm longer, 52 mm wider, 5 mm higher than the current Volkswagen Vento. Its wheelbase is to be kept at 2651 mm, which is 98 mm more than the Vento. This model of the company received a great response in the markets of other countries.
Because of which now its facelift model is being brought to India. Talking about the engine of Volkswagen Vitus, it will be given a 1.0-litre TSI turbo petrol engine, which provides power of 110 bhp. Apart from this, the option of 1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol engine will also be given in it.
This engine can provide 150 bhp power and 250 Newton meter torque. In terms of transmission options, it will include a 6-speed manual gearbox, 6-speed automatic torque converter and a 7-speed DSG automatic unit.