Volkswagen celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Taigun, launches the ‘First Anniversary Edition’
Volkswagen Passenger Cars India has launched the First Anniversary Edition of the Taigun today. The German car maker has delivered over 22,000 Volkswagen Taigun in one year from its launch. The First Anniversary Taigun Edition is available in a new colour ‘Rising Blue’ along with Curcuma Yellow and Wild Cherry Red.
The Volkswagen Taigun special edition is offered on the Dynamic Line, Topline variant available on the 1.0 TSI MT & AT. It adorns a sportier look by flaunting it’s “1st” anniversary badging across the exterior and interior of the Taigun. In addition, the Taigun First Anniversary Edition comprises of 11 specially developed elements including high lux fog lamps, body-colored door garnish, black C-pillar graphics, black roof foil, door-edge protector, black ORVM caps, window visors along with aluminum pedals.
Celebrating the milestone, Mr. Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “The Taigun has had an extremely fulfilling journey in India as well as reaching the global stage by being the Top 3 finalists at the World Car of the Year. We have been extremely overwhelmed with the feedback, appreciation and acceptance the SUVW has received from our customers. The carline truly embodies the core DNA of the Volkswagen brand with a superior build quality, safety and fun-to-drive experience. With the introduction of this celebratory First Anniversary Edition offering, we would like to thank our valued customers who have been instrumental in making Taigun one of the most admired SUVW in India and resonated the #HustleModeOn personality of the Taigun.”
The Taigun comes with a full range of 40+ safety features such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), up to 6 airbags, multi-collision brakes, reverse camera, ISOFIX, tyre pressure deflation warning system. In addition, it is equipped with 3 adjustable headrests at the rear along with 3-point seat belts that keep the occupants secure.
The Taigun comes powered by two engine options – 1.0L TSI engine with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission option that delivers peak power of 115PS and torque of 178 Nm. The 1.5L TSI EVO engine makes 150PS of power and 250Nm of torque which comes mated to a 7-speed DSG or a 6-speed manual transmission. The 1.5L TSI EVO engine also comes equipped with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) and engine idle start/stop technology.
The fuel efficiency offered on the Volkswagen Taigun are (ARAI certified):
Dynamic Line (1.0L TSI) | 6-speed Manual – 19.20 km/L
Dynamic Line (1.0L TSI) | 6-speed Automatic – 17.23 km/L
Performance Line (1.5L TSI) | 6-speed Manual – 18.47 km/L
Performance Line (1.5L TSI) | 7-speed DSG – 17.88 km/L
The First Year Anniversary Limited Edition Taigun is available at all our showrooms across the country. For more information, customers can visit the nearest showroom or the Volkswagen India website.