Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

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Volkswagen is planning to localise the compact SUV segment for India. Volkswagen revealed this information at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

Juergen Stackman, the member of the board of management Volkswagen stated that Volkswagen is looking to localise its Polo-based compact SUV in India.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

Stackman said that Volkswagen is in the process of trying to localise the compact SUV in India. The compact SUV will be entering markets in 2018.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

The new compact SUV is likely to be based on the new MQB A0 platform. The next generation Polo hatchback is also based on the same chassis frame.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

The design will be based on the T-Cross Breeze concept which was showcased at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

Volkswagen has also confirmed that the new SUV will come with plenty of technology and luxurious interior.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

The upcoming SUV will be a straight rival to the Hyundai Creta and the T-Breeze concept is a clear hint of the upcoming SUV's design cues.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

Volkswagen is likely to use the new 1-litre three-cylinder TSI petrol engine. For the Indian variant, a 1.2-litre four-cylinder petrol engine which produces 112bhp is expected.

Volkswagen To Localise Compact SUV For India — VW Executive

This new compact SUV may give Volkswagen a chance to improve its market in India, where the compact SUV segment is a huge success.

 

Source – Autocar

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 11:40 [IST]
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