Volkswagen India (Volkswagen India) on Thursday launched the anniversary edition of the Taigun (Taigun) car in India on the occasion of completing one year of its launch. The Volkswagen Taigun Anniversary Edition (Volkswagen Taigun Anniversary Edition) comes with a new Rising Blue color option in addition to the existing Curcuma Yellow and Wild Cherry Red. The automaker has claimed that this special edition Taigun will be available at 152 OEM dealerships across India.
Volkswagen claims that over 40,000 units of Taigun have been sold in the last one year. It further claims that Volkswagen has delivered over 22,000 units of the Taigun SUV in the past one year, despite the supply chain crisis.
Engine and mileage
The Special Edition model is based on the Dynamic Line and Topline trims. The car gets a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine paired with a manual gearbox. Apart from this, there is also an option of an automatic gearbox. The petrol engine generates 115 PS of power and 178 Nm of peak torque. The Taigun also gets a 1.5-litre TSI EVO engine, which is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox. This engine generates maximum power of 150 PS and maximum torque of 250 Nm. The vehicle manufacturer claims that the Taigun has a mileage of 17.23 kmpl and 19.20 kmpl.
Talking about the design of the Volkswagen Taigun Anniversary Edition, it gets 11 specially developed elements. In which features like high lux fog lamps, body-coloured door garnish, black C-pillar graphics, black roof foil, door-edge protector, black ORVM cap, window visors aluminum pedal. The standard variant of the Volkswagen Taigun is currently priced between Rs 11.40 lakh to Rs 18.60 lakh (ex-showroom).
Talking about the launch of the car, Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said that Taigun has had a hugely successful journey in India as well as becoming one of the top 3 finalists in the World Car of the Year Global level has been reached. He further added, “We are extremely overwhelmed with the response, appreciation and acceptance SUVW has received from our customers. Carline truly combines the core DNA of the Volkswagen brand with superior build quality, safety and a fun-to-drive experience With the introduction of this anniversary edition, we would like to thank our valued customers who have been instrumental in making Taigun one of the most admired SUVWs in India.”