Volkswagen Passenger Cars India has started production of the soon-to-be-launched Tiguan SUV at its Aurangabad plant. This SUVW, as the group calls its SUVs, will be Volkswagens’ fourth product launch in 2021, a commitment it had made earlier.
The Tiguan is built on the popular MQB platform, and will be powered VW’s famed TSI technology. A 2 litre TSI engine will be offered with a 7-speed DSG transmission with 4MOTION technology.
Gurpratap Boparai, Managing Director, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India said the company is committed to continuously provide its customers with the best of technology and exciting products from Volkswagen Group and the introduction of new Tiguan is a testament to the same.
“The SUVW has been a global best-seller and a flagship model for brand Volkswagen. We are extremely delighted to bring back the 5-seater Tiguan for the Indian market and are confident that the product will meet the unceasing demand for a sharp, elegant and robust SUV in the segment,” he said.
“Globally, the Tiguan has proven its mettle as a robust and capable carline swiftly raising up to the rank as a global bestseller. The Tiguan is a perfect SUVW, equipped with the right amount of power, performance and elegance. We look forward to the launch of the new 5-seater Tiguan in early December 2021,” Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said.