India launched the all-new ‘Volkswagen Virtus’ for the Indian market. The
Volkswagen Virtus will be available at an introductory price of Rs 11.21 lakh,
the launch of the Virtus, Volkswagen India has fulfilled its commitment of
launching two new products under the Group’s India 2.0 project. Developed on
the globally renowned MQB A0 IN platform, the Virtus is manufactured at the
Chakan plant in Pune and comes with up to 95% localization levels. The
flexibility of the platform has enabled the new Virtus to be the longest car in
the segment (4,561 mm) providing ample cabin and boot space (521 litres) to
introductory prices of the New Volkswagen Virtus are (all prices are
(1.5L TSI EVO)
at the launch of the new Volkswagen Virtus, Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen
Passenger Cars India said, “We are delighted by the admiration that is pouring
in for the Virtus and are very eager to see it on the Indian roads. The product
is a complete package built on the legacy and heritage of Volkswagen sedans. We
are confident that the Virtus with its best-in-class features, driving
dynamics, and outstanding personality will reignite the love for sedans among
customers and reenergize the segment. The launch of the Virtus is a historic
moment for us at Volkswagen as it also marks the success of the India 2.0
project under which we delivered highly acclaimed Taigun, and now the Virtus.”
sedan is equipped with standard LED head lights, signature chrome grille, R16
’Razor’ alloys, chrome window strips, chrome door handles that accentuate the
striking look of this sedan. The Virtus also comprises of an electric sunroof,
and sharp shoulder lines that exude both power and elegance. Along with the
striking exteriors, the Virtus offers a stylishly confident, versatile, and modern
interior layout, offering a world-class experience of connectivity, and technology
with a human and elegant touch. Offering a high-quality scratch-resistant dashboard,
premium dual-tone interiors, glossy black décor inserts, dual-tone seat upholstery,
premium touch surfaces, and rear ac vents, the sedan combines comfort with
sheer elegance, adding ‘oomph factor’ to all your drives.
Virtus is also offered in the GT Plus variant and the elements include: ‘Razor’
black alloys, the GT badge, red brake calipers in front, carbon steel grey roof
and door mirror caps, black spoiler, aluminum pedals amongst others, that
reflect decades of legendary Volkswagen performance and technology, with a
The all-new Virtus is offered in the
Dynamic and Performance line variants
and is loaded with best-in-class features that will appeal and impress the aspirational
Indian customer. The new Volkswagen sedan is powered by its globally acclaimed
TSI technology and is available in 2 engine and 3 transmission options: 1.5l TSI
EVO engine with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) that comes with 7-speed DSG transmission,
delivering peak power of 110 kW (150PS) from 5000 to 6000 rpm range and peak
torque of 250Nm at 1600 to 3500 rpm. Whereas the 1.0l TSI engine is mated to
6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic torque converter, delivering 85kW (115PS) power
ranging from 5000 to 5500 rpm and 178 Nm of torque at 1750 to 4500 rpm.
fuel efficiency offered on the Volkswagen Virtus is (ARAI certified):
Dynamic Line (1.0L TSI)
Performance Line (1.5L TSI)
new sedan comes with a host of technology, entertainment, and connectivity
features such as the 8 inches digital cockpit, and a little more than 10 inches
large touchscreen infotainment system equipped with wireless AppConnect through
Apple Carplay and Android Auto, 8-speakers with immersive sound as standard,
wireless mobile charging, My Volkswagen Connect 2.0 and many more, that matches
your mood and keeps you connected throughout your adventures. The premium,
tech-enabled, practical, and connected car offering, indeed, make the Virtus an
Virtus is equipped with intuitive, clever, and easy to use range of smart
features like KESSY (keyless entry and engine start), an electric sunroof,
smarttouch ‘Climatronic’ Auto AC, front ventilated seats, multi-functional
steering wheel, 521L boot space, rear seats with 60:40 split folding backrest,
Auto headlights, cooled glove box and Cruise control, that make driving not
only convenient and comfortable for passengers.
New Virtus has 40+ active and passive safety features that offer protection to
both the driver and the occupants. The new sedan comes with up to 6 airbags,
Electronic Stability Control (ESC), multicollision brakes, hill-hold control,
seamlessly integrated LED headlamps with LED DRLs, ISOFIX, 3 headrests at the
rear, tire pressure deflation warning, reverse camera among many other
New Virtus is available in six striking color that customers can choose from –
Wild Cherry Red, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, Curcuma Yellow, Candy White
and Rising Blue.
customers at the heart of the brand, Volkswagen India has been relentlessly working
on providing a holistic service experience under its total cost of ownership
(TCO) campaign, which offers a peace of mind ownership experience. The
Volkswagen Virtus comes with the 4EVER Care package that offers 4-years/
100,000 km warranty extendable up to 7 years, 4-years road-side assistance
extendable up to 10 years and 3- labor free services.
for an affordable ownership experience customers can purchase their preferred
loyalty product like service value packages, extended warranty and roadside
assistance from their preferred dealership or through the online booking platform.
The essential 4-year service value package of the Volkswagen Virtus starts at an
attractive cost of Rs 20,338 + GST.
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