Volkswagen Virtus 1.5 TSI manual launched, Price starts at Rs 16.89 lakh
Volkswagen has launched a six-speed manual gearbox option for the 1.5 TSI variants of the Virtus sedan at Rs 16.89 lakh, ex-showroom.
Volkswagen has launched a six-speed manual gearbox option for the 1.5 TSI variants of the Virtus sedan at a starting price of Rs 16.89 lakh, ex-showroom. With the 1.5 TSI Manual option, the Virtus now gets two gearbox options for both its engines.
Virtus 1.5 TSI manual price
The new Virtus 1.5 TSI manual has been priced at Rs 16.89 lakh, ex-showroom. The carmaker has also launched new GT Plus variants of Taigun SUV with both manual and DSG automatic gearboxes. The prices of the new variant of the Taigun are Rs 17.79 lakh, and Rs 16,79 lakh ex-showroom.
Both the Volkswagen Virtus and Taigun range has also received special exterior paint shade options. Volkswagen has also introduced the GT Edge Limited Collection, under which the Taigun GT Plus DSG and GT Plus MT can be had in two new paint shades – Deep Black Pearl or Carbon Steel Grey matte finish. The new shades can be booked online only and will be manufactured on a made-to-order basis. According to reports, deliveries will commence next month.
Volkswagen Virtus GT Plus MT variant
The Virtus 1.5 GT was earlier available only with a 7-speed DCT gearbox in a single fully-loaded trim. Now, the car has got a six-speed manual gearbox option. With this, the 1.5 TSI engine is now more accessible to a wider audience.
The Virtus now gets two gearbox options for both its engines. The six-speed manual is becoming standard for the 115hp, 1.0 TSI and the 150hp, 1.5 TSI engines. The 1.0 TSI automatic gets a torque convertor automatic gearbox.
Volkswagen Taigun GT Plus MT, Taigun GT DSG Automatic
The Volkswagen Taigun 1.5 TSI also gets the manual gearbox option with the top-spec GT Plus trim. Additionally, the lower GT trim for the 1.5 TSI engine now gets the DSG automatic that was only available with the manual gearbox. Now, customers get to choose between a wider variant list.