Volkswagen Taigun SUV officially listed in India, launch imminent
German automaker Volkswagen has listed the Taigun SUV on its official Indian website, hinting at its imminent launch. The details of the India-specific model are yet to be revealed but interested customers can register on the website to receive the latest updates. The upcoming Taigun will offer a sporty look, a feature-packed cabin with connected car technology, and a BS6-compliant petrol engine.
The Volkswagen Taigun will have a chromed grille with horizontal slats, silvered bumpers, faux skid plates, and LED headlights with integrated DRLs. The SUV will be flanked by silvered roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. There will be a window wiper, a roof-mounted spoiler, and connected LED tail lamps on the rear side.
The India-specific Volkswagen Taigun is expected to be powered by a 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine that makes 150hp of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. The motor should come mated to a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.
The Volkswagen Taigun will have a 5-seater cabin with soft-touch upholstery, an electric sunroof, leather seats, and steering-mounted controls. The SUV will house a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system with support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and connected car technology. On the safety front, it will provide multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and a parking camera.
The Volkswagen Taigun is expected to be launched in India in the coming weeks. As for the pocket-pinch, it will cost around Rs. 10 lakh and take on rivals like Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos.