In the latest development for the Volkswagen motors, the company is going to launch an all-new sedan Volkswagen Virtus in the market. The news regarding the all-new Virtus came from the Company’s official press release. The update has created a buzz in the market, the company is expected to launch the car in a macro level event. The all-new VW Virtus will be the latest module from the Virtus family by the Volkswagen motor and it’ll be the replacement for the Volkswagen Vento.
The prototype of the Virtus was revealed a few months ago by the manufacturer. Now that the company has made the news official, we can expect a quick production of the car in the country. The car is expected to hit Indian shores as soon as after its unveil on the global level. The all-new Virtus from Volkswagen will skip the Volkswagen’s PQ 24 platform and will be based on the company’s all-new Versatile MQB platform. The platform will be responsible for the lesser weight of the car, it will increase the boot space and hence, will expand the dimensions.
Volkswagen Virtus Release date in India
According to sources, the release date of the all-new exquisite Volkswagen Virtus in India is around the month of August 2019. The VW Virtus would be available in the southern American markets at first later this 2017. We can expect the launch in the country as soon as the manufacturer is done with the American market, the car will replace the current Volkswagen Vento in the Indian market.
Volkswagen Virtus Price in India
The all-new Volkswagen Virtus sedan price will fall anywhere between Rs. 8 lakhs INR to Rs. 13 Lakhs INR. The Volkswagen Virtus is expected to cost more than the current ravishing sedan Volkswagen Vento, therefore we can say that the minimum price of the Virtus must start from Rs. 8 lakhs INR. On the other hand, the higher-end variant of the same can have a price tag of Rs. 13 lakhs INR. The car is worth the price, as we can see from the images that have surfaced the internet, the peculiar design is astounding and it’s breaking the stereotypes for the sedan segment.
Volkswagen Virtus Interior
Based on all that could be seen and captured, the new car will get steering mounted controls, an automatic DSG transmission box along with an all-wheel drive system. The spectacular start and stop feature is also available in the Volkswagen Virtus through the push button, the dual mode automated climate control system is also present in the impeccable Virtus. The critically acclaimed electronic driving seat is also installed by the manufacturer. The car will get a large 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with necessary features such as the navigation system, connectivity for both Android Auto and Apple Car Play support.
Volkswagen Virtus Exterior
The all-new Virtus from Volkswagen will feature a newly installed butterfly shaped chrome grille, apart from this, the car will also feature revamped split headlamps. The bumper of the Sedan has been modified, it features sharper curves and appeal. The new Virtus will get its exterior design cues borrowed from the new design philosophy of the company, this will include sleek elements on the front of the car such as the grille, headlamp unit and a prominent character line running through the side profile of the car. The Volkswagen Virtus would get a wider bumper on the rear end, with new tail lamps and a larger tailgate. The car is based on the MQB platform will be larger than the existing model and likely to be 70 kg lighter than the existing model too.
Volkswagen Virtus Mileage
The Volkswagen Virtus provides a great fuel efficiency according to the manufacturer. In the city, the 1.2 Petrol variant gives a mileage of 15 km per litre, whereas on freeways the car can give a mileage up to 18 km per litre. The top trim 1.5 Diesel model enhances the mileage to 16 km per litre in city conditions and around 18 to 19 km per litre on highways. The 1.4-litre variant is capable of producing a mileage value of 13 km per litre.
Volkswagen Virtus Colours
The all-new Volkswagen Virtus would feature an array of exuberant colour options for the users. The car would be available in the major colour trends like Metallic White, Charisma Black, Red, Silver and much more. Through these exuberant arrays of colours, we can expect much from the all-new VW Virtus. The Volkswagen Virtus can be the kingpin of the Sedan segment in the country.
Volkswagen Virtus Engine Specification
The Volkswagen Virtus is a diesel & petrol trim car and supports a powerful diesel engine with the displacement of 1248 cc. The VW Virtus has been installed with a TSI engine with power generation capacity of 105 PS, 125 PS and 110 PS for the 1.2 Petrol, 1.4 Petrol & 1.5 TDI engine respectively. With the average peak torque value of 190 Nm cloaked at 2000 rotations per minute. The engine of the ravishing sedan has the turbocharger capability.
The engine of the VW Virtus supports the manual gear transmission as well as the automatic option too, the hybrid/ alternate fuel trim isn’t applicable. The car features a front wheel drive i.e. FWD to the customers, the number of manual gears supported by the all-new Virtus stands at Six, while the automatic gear shift stands at 7 different gears. The Volkswagen Virtus has been installed with an advanced automatic climate control system by the manufacturer.
Volkswagen Virtus Best Speed
The top speed of the ravishing Virtus as claimed by the company during the trials has been kept at 188 kilometres per hour.
Volkswagen Virtus Seating capacity
The seating capacity for the VW Virtus stands at for 5 individuals.
Volkswagen Virtus Boot Space
The car offers a spacious appeal, with the boot space of 500 litres it is breaking the benchmarks.
Volkswagen Virtus Ground Clearance
The ground clearance of this compact sedan rests at 163mm.
VW Virtus Transmission Automatic or Manual
The all-new Volkswagen Virtus is available in both Manual and Automatic trim.
Volkswagen Virtus Alloy wheels
The Volkswagen Virtus will also feature newly installed 17-Inch diamond cut alloy wheels.
VW Virtus All Models
The car comes reportedly in 3 prime models, there are two petrol trims namely a 1.2 TSI & a 1.4 TSI petrol model and one 1.5 TDI diesel variant.
- VW Virtus Base models: The 1.2 TSI is expected to be the base model of the Sedan as the concept will be picked from the existing Vento.
- Volkswagen Virtus Best Models: The 1.4- TSI model is surely going to be the costliest one with the higher-end model tag as the concept has been derived from the majestic Jetta.
The car will feature an exuberant appeal, the length of the car stands at 4390mm, the width stands at stunning 1699 mm & at last the height of the sedan is 1467 mm.
Volkswagen Virtus From Volkswagen Review
Talking about the overall offerings of the Volkswagen Virtus in detail, the car features a high level of comfort through premium seat covers and textures. The dashboard has been magnificently decorated. The Volkswagen Virtus features a smooth power steering, the rear seats are embedded well with the body and are foldable. The touch infotainment system given by the Volkswagen motors is an advanced one. Bluetooth connectivity is also given by the system. An alluring touch infotainment control panel has been embedded on the steering itself. The air-conditioning ducts are well versed covering the maximum of the grand Sedan Volkswagen Virtus. The auto climate control has also been set up in the all-new Volkswagen Virtus.
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