Volkswagen, Europe’s leading
car manufacturer, unveiled exciting new products, including Volkswagen Ameo at
the 13th edition of the Delhi Motor Show.
Taking centre-stage at the
Volkswagen pavilion was the Ameo, which made its global debut at the Show. The
new compact sedan has been designed specifically for the Indian market, and is
expected to be a game changer for Volkswagen. There has been an overwhelming
response to the sub 4-metre category in India, and with its superior
technology, class leading features and high safety standards the Ameo is
expected to raise the bar in sub 4-metre sedan segment with first in segment
features like cruise control and rain sensing wipers along with static
cornering lights and the dynamic Touchscreen multimedia music system with
Mirror link, I-pod connectivity, phonebook / SMS viewer.
The Volkswagen Ameo will be
available with two fuel options - 1.2L 3-cylinder MPI and 1.5L 4-cylinder TDI
After having made a debut at
the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015, the Tiguan is set to make a mark as the first
ever Volkswagen SUV to be based on the path-breaking MQB (modular transverse
matrix) platform. Already making waves in Europe, the second generation Tiguan
is the undisputed best-selling compact SUV in its class. The body proportions
of the latest Volkswagen SUV are sporty, and exudes charisma in its stylish
design. Under its hood, lies a 2.0L TSI engine mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox,
giving a power output of 132 kW / 180 PS. With an all-wheel drive performance,
Tiguan is a blend of luxury, handling, safety and efficiency. The new 4MOTION
Active Control also lets drivers adjust the all-wheel drive system more
individually and easier to all possible driving conditions. The Volkswagen
Tiguan’s engine will be capable of delivering EU 6 Emissions norms.
In accordance with
Volkswagen’s global focus on electric vehicles, the Passat GTE is a plug-in
hybrid powered by an electric motor and a TSI engine. Leading technical
innovation from the front, the Passat GTE is testimony towards Volkswagen’s
renewed focus towards efficiency and new mobility. The Passat GTE comes with a
Petrol- Electric Hybrid power train mated with a 6-speed DSG gear box and has a
combined power (engine + electric motor) output of approximately 218 PS. The
1.4-litre TSI engine develops a power of 115 kW / 156 PS; the electric motor
produces 85 kW / 115 PS, while the maximum combined torque is 400 Nm. The Volkswagen
Passat’s engine will be capable of delivering EU 6 Emissions norms. The Beetle
is an iconic car that has scripted automotive history for over six decades by
creating a niche of its own in the segment. Recently launched in India, the
21st Century Beetle, carries an unmistakably timeless charm, blended with
modern day technological sophistication to the original Beetle making it more
powerful, masculine and dynamic. It comes with a 1395 cc, 1.4L turbocharged TSI
engine and is mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox, generating a power output of 150
PS and 250 Nm of torque. Testimony to its dynamic performance is the fuel
economy which stands at 17.68 kmpl (ARAI).
The Volkswagen Beetle’s engine
comes equipped with the capability of delivering EU 6 Emissions norms.
To delight the customer’s
in-vehicle experience, Volkswagen has evolved rapidly to provide new offerings
in the Polo and Vento which will enhance their daily driving experience. Adding
a dash of convenience are intelligent systems like rain sensing wipers – auto
dimming IRVM, Dynamic touchscreen multimedia system with Mirror link, I-pod
connectivity, phonebook / SMS viewer which will optimize the driving
environment and comfort. – class leading features. Additionally, Volkswagen
Vento will be equipped with stunning and innovative LED head lamps with LED
DRLs.(Daytime running Lights).
Rounding up Volkswagen’s
product showcase at the Delhi Motor Show, were the brand’s recently launched
carlines, 21st Century Beetle, New Jetta, New Vento, New Polo and Cross Polo.
Addressing the press
conference, Jürgen Stackmann Board Member for Sales and Marketing, Volkswagen
Passenger Cars said, “The Delhi Motor Show is a great opportunity for us to
showcase our enhanced product portfolio of segment-leading carlines to customers
in this dynamic and growing market. Volkswagen wants to play a key role in
India not only in terms of sales and market share, but also in terms of safety,
quality and innovation. That is why we are strengthening our efforts here. We
are expanding our product portfolio in India with the made for India product,
Volkswagen Ameo, our first compact sedan, the latest edition Tiguan, which
marks our debut in India’s SUV segment and the new Passat which will be
launched in this fiscal.”
Source: Volkswagen India
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