World Car Awards 2022: Volkswagen Taigun SUV nominated in 2 categories

0
7

The India-made Volkswagen Taigun was nominated in two categories at this year’s World Car Awards. The first category is the coveted World Car of the Year title and the second is the Global Urban Car of the Year award.



develop See the pictures

Volkswagen Taigun is built on India-specific MQB A0 IN platform

The road to the 2022 World Car Awards has started and, as you all know, the first step is to identify the nominees in different categories. Now the made in India Volkswagen Taigun has been nominated in two categories in this edition. The first category is the coveted World Car of the Year title and the second is the Global Urban Car of the Year award. The Volkswagen Taigun SUV will be launched in India tomorrow and promises to be good value for money. The Taigun is built on the India-specific MQB A0 IN platform and comes with over 93% location content which also means it will be very competitively priced.

ALSO READ  Greaves Finance announces EV Dreamfest for faster adoption of electric vehicles

Read also: Exclusive: Volkswagen has over 10,000 pre-bookings for Taigun; Aims to sell 6,000 units each month

1udi01p4

Volkswagen Taigun set to launch in India on September 23, 2021

While the list of nominees for World Car of the Year is long, the Taigun finds its place there and, in fact, it also owns the VW Taos which is made in Mexico. But the main fight for the Taigun will take place in the World Urban Car of the Year space, as this is where its value for money and even its handling in the city will earn it points. However, there are strong competitors in this category and it includes the Citroën C3, Dacia Sandero, Toyota Yaris Cross and another model made in India – the Renault Kiger.

ALSO READ  Ducati Scrambler Desert X to make world debut in December 2021

Read also: Exclusive: Volkswagen plans to launch its first electric vehicle in India after 2025

comments

The Taigun is Volkswagen’s first product in the compact SUV space and yes, it is a gasoline-only model. The company offers two engine options with the Taigun – the 1-liter and the 1.5-liter – both of which are turbocharged. The 1-liter TSI is tuned to produce 113 hp and 175 Nm of torque and is paired with a six-speed manual gearbox and an optional six-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The 1.5-liter four-cylinder TSI unit develops 148 hp and 250 Nm of torque, while paired with a six-speed manual gearbox and a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission.

ALSO READ  Original idea: judge books on their first 20 pages, according to a leading writer

For the latest automotive news and reviews, follow TBEN.com on Twitter, Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

.