The Mighty German Carmaker, Volkswagen has introduced its all-new compact SUV, TAIGUN, one of the proud models of Volkswagen, at the Auto Expo 2020. Taigun is expected to be launched in the first half of 2021 and is going to be an instant hit in the compact SUV range as it has already created lots of expectations and made heads turn with its dynamic design and technologically advanced characteristics. This is already the talk of the town and it’s being discussed in almost all Auto magazines and Social Media Platforms. Taigun is expected to be one of the biggest competitors to the already existing compact SUV models of other brands.
This SUV is exclusively made for India with a perfect mix of trend, functionality, and elegance. This is a derivative of the European T-Cross car and has over 90% localization. As we already know that the incredible safety features of any Volkswagen Vehicles, Taigun is no exception from that. The Greater significance is placed on the Vibrancy and the Sportiness in this Volkswagen Taigun. The German Car Maker makes their foothold strong in India with the introduction of compact mid-size SUV, new Taigun.
The solid body and spacious interior of the Taigun are all about style and safety and is made exclusively for Indian Families. The journey in this Sporty 5-Seater SUV would be unquestionably a beautiful experience. In this SUV, importance is given to the safety of the passengers and it is equipped with excellent safety measures, making this one of the safest cars of the year.
As more than 90% of parts manufacturing has been localized, the prices could be put under check for this SUV. The price ranges from Rs. 10 lakh to Rs. 16 lakh, based on the entry-level to top-end.
The Taigun is built on a localized platform for India, MQB A0-IN, re-engineered to meet the needs of Indian Buyers. It is powered by a locally produced 1.0-litre three-cylinder TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injected) motor, making 115PS of Max power & 200Nm of peak torque. The petrol engine is 1498 cc and is with a manual and a 7-speed DSG gearbox (Direct-Shift Gearbox – Automatic gearbox). The Fuel Tank capacity is 65. There is a consideration for the CNG version of the SUV.
As Volkswagen is known for its outstanding designs and enduring features, Taigun inherited all the greatness of Volkswagen. Besides that, Taigun is styled in such a way, making it perfect for the current generation audience, including car enthusiasts.
Volkswagen uses Alloys Design on Taigun. The front of the SUV is very majestic with large squared-off LED Headlamps, LED DRLs, and a two slat shiny chrome front grille. The Front bonnet is flat and gives good visibility. The bumper is aggressive and looks stylish, with blacked-out wide air vents, fog lamps, body cladding, and silver skid plates at the bottom.
The sides are highlighted with sharp creases, a boxy look, and have black cladding for the pronounced wheel arches with 17-inch diamond-cut machined alloy wheels. The roof is black and this gives two tones to the SUV. The large roof rails complete the overall look, with the graphics next to the quarter glass panel. The rear of the Taigun looks very elegant with connected eye-catching C-shaped LED Tail lamps and a horizontal light bar running across the boot line. The Shiny Volkswagen Logo is in the rear center. When it comes to the bottom, the ground clearance is 205 mm, which is good for traveling in all kinds of terrain. The wheelbase is 2651 mm. This will surely be good for balance and steering. A thick body cladding runs across the length of the SUV. Taigun’s length is 4,225 mm.
Some Exterior features are
- Front Fog Lights
- Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
- Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
- Alloy Wheels
- Chrome Grille
- Chrome Garnish
- Dual Tone Body Colour
- Roof Rail
- Lighting – LED Headlights & DRL’s (Daytime Running Lights)
- Alloy Wheel Size of 17
- Tyre Size of 205/50 R17
- Tubeless Radial Tyres
- LED DRLs
- LED Tail Lights
The Interior of the Taigun has facilities equipped for top-level comfort and the highest safety & security. The dashboard is layered, organized, and clutter-free. The 8-inch large touchscreen infotainment system dominates the central console. The system is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Taigun comes with a Full-Digital Instrument Cluster and a new multimedia system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Leather steering wheel is flat-bottomed, fashioned to give a sporty feel.
Some of the important features of the Interior are
- Automatic climate control
- Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
- Leather Seats
- Leather Multifunction Steering Wheel
- Glove Compartment
- Digital Clock
- Digital Odometer
- Height Adjustable Driver Seat, with armrest
- Dual Tone Dashboard
- Lighting – Boot Lamp
- Auto-dimming IRVM
- Electrically adjustable ORVMs
- Electric panoramic sunroof
- Rear air-con vents
- Power Windows Front
- Air Conditioner
- Engine Start Stop Button
Taigun ensures that the passengers are safe and secure at any point in the worst situation. The safety measures are meticulously planned to provide extreme safety.
The standard safety features are
- Dual-front airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Brake assist
- Rear parking sensors
- Seat belt reminder
- Speed alert
For the high-end variants, additional safety features are provided.
- Traction control
- Vehicle stability control
- Reverse camera
- Hill-descent control
The Volkswagen Taigun has many great features that enhance comfort, style, and safety to the next level. This Taigun is going to be one of the successful models in the mid-size compact SUV, a very right choice for the Indian Market. This is a great move from Volkswagen, putting a tough fight in the automotive market.
Volkswagen Taigun is made for You:
You go for a long trip to a distant place or a small drive just around the corner, on chaotic roads or serene forests, with your family or your friends, a big crowd, or just the two of you, this Taigun is there for you in every journey, just to ensure that you are comfortable and completely safe. This is a car that will become part of everyone’s memory lane.
PPS Motors Volkswagen Showroom and Service Center:
PPS Motors Volkswagen is one of the top dealers in the Automotive Industry. The Showrooms have a majestic display of all the models and variants of Volkswagen. The compact SUV Taigun is a feather in the cap of the PPS Volkswagen Car Dealership. Our Showrooms and Service Centers are located in Hyderabad, Khammam, Karimnagar, Warangal, Tirupati, Anantapur, Tumkur, and Bangalore, in the Indian states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. The staff is well-trained and technically strong to support you before, during, and after the sales and services. This authorized dealer’s service center has all the latest technologically advanced tools & techniques to provide top-notch maintenance support. PPS Motors provides excellent services and timely deliveries and is well-known for its customer satisfaction. The total experience in this showroom surely meets the customers’ expectations.