Made-in-India, the Volkswagen Taigun, has been nominated in two classes at this yr’s World Car Awards. The first class is the distinguished World Car of the Year title and the second is the World Urban Car of the Year award.
The highway to 2022 World Car Awards has begun and as you all know, step one on this route is to establish the nominees in numerous classes. Now, the Volkswagen Taigun made in India has been nominated in two classes on this version. The first class is the distinguished World Car of the Year title and the second is the World Urban Car of the Year award. The Volkswagen Taigun SUV will probably be launched in India tomorrow and guarantees to be a great worth for cash proposition. Taigun is constructed on India particular, MQB A0 IN platform and comes with over 93 % localization content material, which additionally means will probably be very competitively priced.
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While the listing of nominees for World Car of the Year is in depth, the Taigun finds its method into it and, the truth is, it even has the VW Taos which is manufactured in Mexico. But the primary battle for Taigun will probably be within the World Urban Car of the Year house as a result of that is the place its worth for cash proposition and even its smoothness in metropolis situations will assist it win factors. However, there are some sturdy contenders on this class and this contains Citroen C3, Dacia Sandero, Toyota Yaris Cross and one other made India mannequin – Renault Kieger.
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The Taigun is Volkswagen’s first product within the compact SUV house and sure, it’s a petrol solely mannequin. The firm is providing two engine choices with the Taigun – 1-litre and 1.5-litre – each of that are turbocharged. The 1-litre TSI is tuned to make 113 bhp and 175 Nm of torque and comes mated to a six-speed handbook and an non-compulsory six-speed torque converter computerized transmission. The 1.5-litre, four-cylinder TSI unit makes 148 bhp and 250 Nm of torque, whereas mated to a six-speed handbook and a seven-speed DSG computerized transmission.
With inputs from NDTV