Our Park+ Highlight of the Day includes information on the newly unveiled VW Taigun and Virtus limited-edition models.
With the Virtus GT and Taigun GT models, Volkswagen unveiled a number of new updates at its 2023 annual conference. The sedan and SUV both receive a new "GT Limited Collection" with a unique exterior paint option in addition to that. New colour options, new gearbox options, and new variants are now available for the sedan and SUV. Along with both of the cars, Volkswagen also debuted a new GT Limited Collection. Beginning in June 2023, both the new variations and the limited edition models will be available.
The Virtus GT has been updated to include a 6-speed manual gearbox option, and it is now known as the Virtus GT Plus MT. A dual-tone exterior paint scheme, the GT front grille, 16-inch alloy wheels, red brake callipers, and an electric sunroof will all be included in the new model. The new Virtus variant will have a number of amenities inside, including ventilated front seats, an 8-inch digital cockpit panel for the instruments, and a 10-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system. A 1.5-liter TSI EVO engine in the higher-specified Virtus GT Plus is now offered with a manual gearbox.
Numerous updates have also been made to the Taigun GT. For the Taigun GT, a 6-speed manual gearbox will be available as an option with the DSG automatic. In preparation for 2023, the exterior has been given a matte finish. For customers who prefer the outdoors and want luggage equipment, the Taigun GT Plus manual gearbox will also be available in a Trail variant in addition to its new matte appearance. At the conference, the German automaker also unveiled the upcoming "Sport" and "Trail" iterations of the Volkswagen Taigun SUV as a part of the "GT Limited collection."
With this product lineup upgrade, the Taigun range has increased from seven to nine trims, while the Virtus portfolio now has seven trims instead of the previous six. Speaking of the drivetrain, both the Virtus GT Plus and Taigun GT Plus are equipped with the 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder, TSI EVO engine, which produces 145 bhp and 250 Nm.
Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said, “ We have introduced three new variants, Virtus GT Plus manual, Taigun GT Plus manual and Taigun GT DSG, giving our customers a host of variants to choose from. The‘GT Limited collection will comprise of the Virtus GT plus (DSG and Manual) in an exclusive ‘Deep Black Pearl’ finish and the Taigun GT Plus (DSG and Manual) in ‘DeepBlack Pearl' and ‘Carbon Steel Grey Matte’ finish. Market introductions of these new variants will commence from June 2023 onward.”
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