Volkswagen starts bookings for SUV T-Roc
New Delhi: German auto major Volkswagen on Wednesday commenced bookings for the second batch of its SUV T-Roc in India priced at Rs 21.35 lakh (ex-showroom) as part of its plans to launch four SUVs in the country this year.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said customer deliveries of the T-Roc will start from May 2021. The company plans to launch its SUVs, Taigun, new Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and the T-Roc, all based on the MQB platform this year in India. Customers can now book the SUV T-Roc, through the company's online retail platform or dealership network across India, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India Brand Director Ashish Gupta said in a statement. He further said customers can register their interest for the Volkswagen Taigun and the New Tiguan. "2021 is a significant year for Volkswagen India and with this announcement, we are a step closer to fulfilling our commitment of delivering 4-SUVs by the end of 2021," Gupta said.
T-Roc is powered by 1.5-litre TSI engine mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission, while the seven-seater Tiguan Allspace is equipped with a 2-litre TSI engine, with a 7-speed DSG transmission with paddle shifts. The company said its Taigun SUV will be up to 95 per cent localised and has two engine options of 1-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI and three transmissions options. New Tiguan, will be powered by a 2-litre TSI engine delivering a peak power of 190PS. Volkswagen said all the four SUVs come equipped with advanced safety features. While the New Taigun and the new Tiguan will be equipped with up to 6-airbags, ESC (electronic stability control), 3 head-rest at rear, T-Roc will be equipped with 6-airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system), ESC, tyre pressure monitoring system and reverse camera. Tiguan Allspace will offer 8-airbags, ABS and ESP (Electronic Stability Programme) amongst others.