Production-Ready Volkswagen Taigun Spotted Testing
By Shubham Parashar
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Published on July 3, 2021
- The Volkswagen Taigun has been spotted in its final testing stage.
- It has been spotted testing on the outskirts of Pune.
- It is expected to go on sale next month.
The Volkswagen Taigun is getting spotted quite often as we are nearing its launch period. Another set of spy images of the upcoming compact SUV have surfaced online, giving us a view of the production-ready model. We have already told you that Volkswagen dealers have already started taking unofficial pre-bookings for the Taigun for a token amount of Rs. 25,000. The Taigun was recently spotted testing near Mumbai and it has now entered the final stage of testing. As seen in the pictures, the test mule is fitted with new alloy wheels which are different from the previous dual-tone ones.
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The 2021 Volkswagen Taigun will be built on the company's locally-developed MQB-A0-IN platform that also underpins the newly launched Skoda Kushaq. The SUV is already listed on the official website as the German automaker is aggregating online enquiries. The SUV is equipped with dual-slat chrome grille, LED matrix headlamps with LED DRLs, fog lights with chrome surround, beefy cladded bumper, faux skid plate, sporty 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, C-shaped LED tail lights with a large LED light bar, 'Taigun' lettering on the boot lid and shark fin antenna among others. On the inside, it will sport a dual-tone black and grey colour treatment with faux leather upholstery. It will also get a 10-inch infotainment display, a multi-functional flat-bottom steering wheel, pair of USB charging ports, a 12V charging socket, an engine start-stop button, automatic AC with touch control and electric sunroof among others.
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Under the hood, the Volkswagen Taigun will be offered with a choice of two turbocharged petrol engines. The former is a 1.0-litre TSI tuned to make 113 bhp and 175 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 6-speed manual and an optional 6-speed automatic transmission. The latter is a 1.5-litre TSI engine, borrowed from the T-Roc, which makes 148 bhp and 250 Nm of torque. It will be available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-Speed DSG.
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