Finally, Volkswagen Virtus which sits on Indian architecture launched in India with a starting price of ₹11,22,000 ex-showroom New Delhi. Volkswagen made its global premium Virtus sedan 3 months ago and is the second model from the German auto major under the India 2.0 project as that taigun, midsize SUV is already on sale. The Virtus is rivaled against Honda City Hyundai Verna Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and its sibling car Skoda salvia.
The mid-size sedan sits on a heavily localized platform that is made in India. This price is the introductory price and will increase from August 2022. The Virtus is measured 4561 mm long 1752 mm wide and stands at 1507 mm with a wheelbase length of 2651 mm and has a boot space of 521 liters. It is the longest car in its space alongside being the widest with the longest wheelbase and biggest boot space.
|Models||Price Ex-Showroom introductory|
|Dynamic line 1.0 TSI – Comfortline MT||11.22 Lakh|
|Highline MT||12.98 lakh|
|Highline AT||14.28 lakh|
|Topline MT||14.42 lakh|
|Topline AT||15.72 lakh|
|Performance line 1.5 TSI – GT plus DSG||17.92 lakh|
It is jointly developed by the Volkswagen team in India in Germany and rolled out from the Chakan manufacturing facility which acts as a global production huo which it will be shipped to 25 countries across 5 continents, the Volkswagen virtus has several commonalities with Skoda Slavia and it replaces the Vento. As for the design, it adapts the number of cues from the global Volkswagen models with the presence of sharp led headlights led daytime running lights Abut use of Chrome on the front grill bumper C shape fog lamp housing white central intake and a muscular bonnet.
|Specifications||1.0 liter||1.5 Litre|
|Engine||3-cylinder Turbo||4-cylinder Turbo|
|Power||115 PS||150 PS|
|Torque||175 Nm||250 Nm|
|Transmission||6-speed MT / 6-Speed AT||6-speed MT / 7-speed DSG|
Other visual highlights are the electric sunroof and in the performance line trim, black roof and wing mirrors black 16-inch alloy wheels with red front brake caliper integrated black boot spoiler wrap around led tail lights black shark fin antenna aluminum pedals contrast red stitching a lot than. It is available in 6 paint jobs reflex silver yellow candy white grey wild cherry red and rising blue. The dynamic line comes with standard features like a led headlight set speaker audio system foldable rear backrest tire pressure monitoring system electronic stability control multi-collision break hill hold assist and hill hold control and so on.
As for the performance it is equipped with engine options of 1.0-liter petrol and 1.5-liter petrol while the former develops 110 PS of maximum power and the latter one develops 150 PS of maximum power. The former develops 175 Nm of peak torque while the latter develops 250 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission as standard and 6-speed torque converters automatic for the smaller engine and a 7-speed DSG comes as an option for the bigger engine.
The premium interior booster hosts Equipment like a 10-inch infotainment screen with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility cool glove box rain-sensing wiper wireless charging facility height adjustable headrests driver seat push-button Indian stars ventilated front seats 6 airbags digital and instrument cluster automatic climate control and 4 USB charging ports.