WATCH: Volkswagen Virtus Caught On Roads In India Ahead Of Launch

German automaker Volkswagen is all set to launch its upcoming mid-size sedan in the Indian market.

The new sedan by Volkswagen, the ‘Virtus’ is already present in the global

Upon its launch, this Volkswagen Virtus will be competing with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna.

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It is expected that the upcoming sedan will feature an electric sunroof, large touchscreen, digital instrument console, multiple airbags, LED projector headlamps, LED tail-light and others.

The new Volkswagen sedan will be powered by a powerful 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine.

The 1.0-litre engine generates maximum power of 108 bhp and the top torque figures recorded by the sedan will be 175 Nm.

It is expected that the sedan will also get a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which is offered in the Taigun.

The engine generates a peak power of 147 bhp while the maximum power is 250 Nm.

The Volkswagen Virtus is a replacement of the Vento.

In terms of dimensions, the Virtus measures 4482mm in length, 1751mm in width and 1472mm in height.

This means new sedan will be 92mm longer, 5mm taller and 52mm wider when compared to Vento.

The wheelbase of the sedan is 2651mm while that of the Vento is 2553mm. This means that the Virtus is longer than the Vento by 98mm.

Considering that India does not have too many mid-sized sedan, the Volkswagen Virtus will offer a good option for budgets buyers.

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