Volkswagen India has commenced the production of their latest offering, the Virtus sedan at the brand’s Chakan plant. It is the second car under their Project 2.0 initiative for India.
The Virtus is based on the MQB-A0-IN platform which also underpins its siblings, the Kushaq, Taigun and Slavia. Volkswagen also claims the Virtus is the longest car in the segment and also has the most amount of boot space.
It will be offered with a choice of two engines which include the 1.0L TSI and 1.5 TSI EVO motors along with three gearbox options namely a 6 speed manual, a 6 speed torque converter automatic and a 7 speed Dual Clutch DSG. It is offered in five colour options- Wild Cherry Red, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, Curcuma Yellow, Candy White and Rising Blue
The Virtus is available for pre-booking through Volkswagen’s 151 touchpoints across India as well as through their official website. It competes with the Honda City, Skoda Slavia and Hyundai Verna