Built on the MQB A0 IN platform, the first Taigun was rolled out from the company’s Chakan plant in Pune. With deliveries beginning in September, customers can pre-book Taigun across Volkswagen online and offline retail platforms.
The first product from Volkswagen under the India 2.0 project, Taigun will retain the brand’s DNA of superior build quality, safety and a fun-to-drive experience, said a press release.
The bold, dynamic and German engineered SUVW exudes character and confidence. It boasts of a charismatic design language, with striking exteriors, premium interiors, digital cockpit and modern and convenient infotainment systems. Taigun is spacious and keeps the occupants and those outside the vehicle safe and secure, said the release.
Mr. Gurpratap Boparai, Managing Director, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India, said, “Today, we embark on a journey that marks a significant milestone for Volkswagen, with the start of production of the Taigun. A thoroughbred Volkswagen, the Taigun retains the German engineering prowess, while achieving a localization level of up to 95 per cent. The Taigun has been designed to meet the needs of the discerning Indian customer and will be a competitive product offering in the fast-growing mid-size SUV segment.”
Mr. Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said, “The Volkswagen Taigun has received an overwhelming feedback from customers and media colleagues. With the start of production and bookings open, we are extremely excited to bring the Taigun soon to the Indian market and let our customers enjoy driving the bold, dynamic and German-engineered SUVW.”