Powered by Volkswagen Vertus 1.0-liter and 1.5-liter petrol engines with MT and AT choices; Pre-booking is officially open
Volkswagen hosted the global premiere of the Virtus midsize sedan in India on March 8, 2022, and production began at the Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra. Pre-bookings for the five-seat are also open at official dealerships across the country and will enter showrooms in the third week of May 2022.
Known as the ‘New Global Sedan’, VW Virtus will be shipped from India to 25 countries across 5 continents as the Chakan plant will serve as a manufacturing hub. Virtus is Volkswagen’s second locally made product under the India 2.0 project, which has invested over one billion euros in the last three years.
The all-new sedan will replace the long-serviced Vento and bears a striking resemblance to the ডkoda Slavia as it is bound by the MQB A0 IN architecture with over 90 percent local content. Virtus will go against the mid-size sedan segment-leading Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the recently launched Skoda Slavia.
The price is expected to be in the money. At Rs 11.5 lakh and Rs 19 lakh (former showroom), the length of the Virtus 4,561 mm makes it the longest car in the segment and it has a ratio of 1,752 mm width, 1,507 mm height and more than most competitors including wheelbase stand. 2,651 mm and bootspace capacity at 521 liters.
Some external highlights are sharp headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights, lots of chrome use, C-shaped chrome fog lamp housing, electric sunroof, 16-inch alloy wheels, wrapped LED tail lamps that fit the boot fin. , Aluminum Paddle and Contrast Red Accents on Performance Line Trim, etc.
The list includes a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android auto connectivity, a wireless charging facility, ventilated front seat, push-button start / stop, six airbags, a digital clasp. Powered by a 1.5-liter petrol and a 1.0-liter petrol engine with manual and automatic transmission choice.