Volkswagen launches new variants of Taigun & Virtus
   Date :20-May-2023

Business Bureau
DEMOCRATIZING the performance line, Volkswagen India makes the GT badge accessible for customers. Volkswagen India has launched new variants on the Taigun and Virtus, recently. Giving details of the new variants, Volkswagen India said that it has introduced the much in demand manual transmission on the top of the line Virtus GT Plus that is powered by the 1.5l TSI EVO engine. Furthermore, the company introduces 2 new variants of the Volkswagen Taigun: GT Plus MT and GT DSG. There is a new exterior body colour ‘Lava Blue’ launched on the Virtus and Taigun across all variants. Enhancing the sporty appeal further on the performance line, Volkswagen India introduces a Deep Black Pearl colour on the GT Plus variants of the Taigun and Virtus. In addition, the Taigun GT Plus MT and Taigun GT Plus DSG to also adorn the Carbon Steel Grey in ‘Matte’ finish. The company said that the market introduction of all new variants and the ‘GT Limited Collection’ will commence from June 2023 onwards, informs a press release issued here by the company.
Speaking on the introduction of the new variants across the Taigun and Virtus carlines, Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said, “At Volkswagen, accessibility and customer centricity is the focus of our brand. Taking customer feedback on board, we have democratized the GT badge by enhancing the variant offerings on our Performance Line. We have introduced three new variants, Virtus GT Plus manual, Taigun GT Plus manual and Taigun GT DSG, giving our customers a host of variants to choose from. Along with introducing the new Lava Blue colour across the Taigun and Virtus line-up, we have also introduced a marquee ‘GT Limited Collection’ which will comprise of carlines with the GT Badge in limited volumes. The ‘GT Limited collection’ will comprise of the Virtus GT plus (DSG and Manual) in an exclusive ‘Deep Black Pearl’ finish and the Taigun GT Plus (DSG and Manual) in ‘Deep Black Pearl and ‘Carbon Steel Grey Matte’ finish. Market introductions of these new variants will commence from June 2023 onward.”
Volkswagen, a leading carmaker in Europe, sells its broad model range, from the Up! to the Touareg, in more than 150 countries worldwide. The brand, globally, is forging ahead consistently with the further development of automobile production. E-mobility, smart mobility and the digital transformation of the brand are the key strategic topics for the future. In 2019, the brand unveiled its first ever e-mobility offering ID.3 for the European market, based on Volkswagen’s MEB platform. The Volkswagen Taigun has been adjudged as the India’s Safest SUVW with 5-star safety protection for adult and child occupants by Global NCAP.