Volkswagen Virtus Sedan Highlights:
- The new Virtus is based on the same platform as the Skoda Slavia
- Offered with a 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI turbo-petrol engine
- India launch expected in May 2022
Volkswagen India has unveiled the new Virtus compact sedan to the world. The newest member of the Volkswagen family and the latest addition to the premium midsize sedan segment. The new Virtus is astonishing, designed in Germany and will revive this segment and revive the love of sedans. Now, Volkswagen has also introduced the new mid-size Volkswagen Virtus sedan for the Indian market, which will replace the company’s more sophisticated Vento sedan in the near future.
While we’ve been naming the new midsize sedan VW Virtus for some time now, VW has only recently confirmed the name for the Indian market. After the recent launch of the Skoda Slavia, VW is now ready for the debut of an all-new VW midsize sedan. The new Volkswagen Virtus was unveiled today and will take on the best-selling Honda City in the midsize sedan segment, as well as the new Skoda Slavia, Maruti Ciaz and Hyundai Verna. Sharing a platform with the recently launched Skoda Slavia, its latest sedan will replace the VW Vento.
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Volkswagen Virtus Specification
|Engine CC||999 | 1498|
|Max Power (kW)||85 @ 5000-5500 | 110 @ 5000-6000|
|Max Torque (Nm)||178 @ 1750-4500 | 250 @ 1600-3500|
|Gearbox & Speed||3 Gearbox, 7 Speed DSG|
|Engines||1.5 L TSI EVO|
|No. of cylinder||4|
|Engine Technology||Active Cylinder Cut-Off Technology|
– Touchscreen (25.65 cm)
– Android Auto and Apple Carplay
– Volkswagen Connect 2.0
– Wireless Mobile Charging
– Cruise Control
– Auto AC
– keyless with KESSY
– Front Ventilated Leather Seats
– Spacious Interiors
– Large Boot Space
– Multi-function Steering Wheel
– Voice Command
– 6 Airbags
– Electronic Stability Control
– Reversing Camera
|Colours||6 colours options – Rising Blue Metallic, Curcuma Yellow, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, Candy White and Wild Cherry Red|
In addition to the overall architecture, the German automaker’s new sedan will share its engine, features and design elements with the recently launched Skoda Slavia. The Volkswagen Virtus will be based on the German automaker’s popular MQB AO IN platform, which underpins several next-generation models from Volkswagen and the recently launched Skoda Slavia. His latest sedan is based on his platform, the recently launched Volkswagen Skoda Slavia has a bench gun, so the mechanics and features are the same.
Volkswagen Virtus Sedan Engine
Like the VW Taigun, its latest sedan also features a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine in the Dynamic range, with a more powerful 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine only available in the Performance line. Developing a power of 150 liters. Like the Skoda Slavia, the VW Virtus is also offered with the same 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine that delivers 115 hp. and a torque of 175 Nm. The novelty will come with the 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI models, just like the Slavia, with the same power levels (114 hp and 148 hp respectively).
VW’s new mid-size sedan is expected to be available in two different model ranges, similar to the Taigun, with India-specific model teasers showing the GT badge on the car. The new Volkswagen Virtus will be offered with engine options and three transmission options, as well as the coveted GT badge on more powerful versions. The Volkswagen Virtus sedan that replaced the Vento will be available in 6 color options; Wild Cherry Red, Candy White, Carbon Steel Grey, Curcuma Yellow, Reflex Silver, Rising Blue Metallic. Volkswagen Virtus vs. Volkswagen Vento Volkswagen Virtus The German automaker will replace the Volkswagen Vento by forming German automakers in India.