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Volkswagen Virtus Starts Reaching Dealerships; Launch In June

Revealed in March 2022, the Volkswagen Virtus is all set to hit the Indian streets on 9th June 2022. But ahead of its official launch, the German carmaker has started dispatching the sedan to its dealers across the county. Expect its test drives to begin soon.

The Volkswagen Virtus is the brand’s second offering under its INDIA 2.0 product strategy that is based on the same MQB-A0-IN platform as its cousin rival, the Skoda Slavia. Similar to the VW Taigun SUV, the Virtus is also available in two trims: Dynamic Line and Performance Line (GT). While both the variants sport identical designs, the range-topping GT line variant also gets sporty styling therapy in the form of a blacked-out roof, ORVMs & alloys, boot-lid mounted spoiler, red black callipers, and red highlights inside the cabin.

Volkswagen Virtus interior

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As of features, Volkswagen has equipped the mid-size sedan with a 10-inch touchscreen system, wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, connected car tech, ventilated front seats, a sunroof, a digital driver’s display, wireless phone charging, auto AC, rear AC vents, up to 6-airbags, electronic stability control, ISOFIX child seat anchorages, tire pressure monitoring system and much more.

Speaking of the mechanicals, the Volkswagen Virtus will be available with two petrol engine options: 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT). Here’s a look at their specifications: –

Engine1-litre Turbo-petrol1.5-litre Turbo-petrol
No of Cylinders34
Max Power115PS150PS
Peak Torque178Nm250Nm
Transmission6-speed MT, 6-speed AT7-speed DCT
Volkswagen Virtus Engine Specifications

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Volkswagen Virtus specifications

If you’re impressed with VW Virtus’s design and specs, you can make its bookings online or at any authorized dealership across the country. Expect VW to price the sedan from around Rs 11 lakh (ex-showroom), placing it against the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, and Skoda Slavia.

Volkswagen Virtus Drive Impressions | Gagan Choudhary