On the occasion of launching new Vento, Volkswagen announced that it will unveil 5 new cars to thrill Indian roads in the next 2 years. The upcoming cars will be your travelling companion, and you can call them as New Beetle, Passat, Tiguan SUV, and a sub-compact sedan. The company didn’t reveal the name of the fifth car, but it is expected to be a compact SUV having glimpses of Tiguan SUV.
1. New Volkswagen Beetle
The Volkswagen Beetle had failed in cherishing Indian Market with its success and didn’t make any landmark in the auto market. To create a new magic, Volkswagen is planning to launch the New Beetle for the auto lovers. It can be launched anytime by the end of 2015. The Beetle will be more powerful with a 1.4-litre TSI petrol unit.The expected price of the car is around 25 lakhs.
2. New-Generation Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen had phased out this car last year after its poor performance in India. But now it is all set to launch a revived and refreshed Volkswagen Passat. Facing the roads on the globe, new-generation Passat has 79mm longer wheelbase and 2mm shorter in length. It is comfortable and spacious with 21-litres bigger boot space. It can have a 2.0-litre TDI diesel unit mated to a DSG gearbox.
3. Volkswagen Tiguan SUV
Volkswagen has also announced the launch of new Tiguan SUNV with an expected debut at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. In India, the Tiguan SUV is likely to be a 7-seater version. The Volkswagen Tiguan may have the same 2.0-litre TDI diesel unit as new-generation Volkswagen Passat. Other features of the car are not exposed by the company. An update can come later regarding different features of the car.
4. Volkswagen sub-compact sedan
The new Volkswagen sub-compact sedan will compete the rivals Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Honda Amaze, Tata Zest and the upcoming Ford Figo Aspire. It is based on the Volkswagen Polo. Besides features, this car will also have its engine options same as the Polo. It is expected to be unveiled at the 2916 Delhi Auto Expo show.
5. Volkswagen Compact SUV
To tackle the market segment of Compact SUVs in India, Volkswagen India is going to launch a Compact SUV very soon. This vehicle is still a mystery for all as the company has not revealed anything about it. It is expected that it will be inspired by Tiguan concept. After making its debut, it will surely give a strong competition to Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Terrano, and Maruti Suzuki S-Cross.