2022 Volkswagen Virtus Sedan Makes Global Debut in India

Volkswagen India has unveiled its new Virtus sedan which makes its global debut. The Volkswagen Virtus is the fourth vehicle to be built on the MQB A0 IN, the other three being the VW Taigun SUV, Skoda Kushaq SUV and the recently launched Skoda Slavia sedan.

2022 Volkswagen Virtus GT Top Speed

Volkswagen will offer the Virtus with two engine options and three transmission options. There will also be a GT variant available on the models with the bigger engine.

The new VW Virtus replaces the popular Vento sedan based on the VW Polo. As far as dimensions are concered the Virtus is larger than the Vento. It measures 4561 mm in length 1752 mm in width and has a of 2651 mm.

The boot capacity is 521 liters. The new VW Virtus features a large grille that is outlined in chrome and merges into its LED headlamps which come as standard on all variants.

‘Razor’ glossy black alloy wheels give it a dynamic appearance, even when standing still. And a contrast roof enhances its sporty look. The signature grille with integrated LED headlamps, dual shoulder lines and chrome front wing with glossy black accents give the Virtus a chiseled, streamlined look. While a rear chrome wing and signature LED tail lamps enhance its impressive appearance.

2022 Volkswagen Virtus Colour Options:

The Virtus is available in six vibrant colors to choose from. The options include – Wild Cherry Red, Candy White, Rising Blue Metallic, Curcuma Yellow, Reflex Silver and Carbon Steel Grey.

VW Virtus Dynamic Line:

Powered by the revolutionary 1.0l TSI engine with Idle Start / Stop, the Virtus gives maximum power, with minimum fuel consumption. Generating 110 PS of power and 178 Nm of torque, the Dynamic Line comes in 6-speed manual transmission or automatic transmission options.

VW Virtus Performance Line:

When it comes to the thrill of driving, the GT badged Performance Line is as invigorating as it gets. It’s powered by the revolutionary 1.5l TSI EVO engine generating 150 PS* of power and 250 Nm* of torque with active cylinder technology mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission. Paddle shifters, aluminum pedals, sporty spoiler on its boot, and red calipers on the front wheels give the Performance Line a distinct, thoroughbred look.

The digital cockpit and infotainment system placed in a high-gloss black island at the centre is a guaranteed conversation starter. Premium leatherette seats with contrast stitching carry the performance oriented design to the inside. Chrome detailing and premium materials in the Virtus’ interiors exude a refined elegance.

With a myriad of safety, convenience and connectivity features on board, the Virtus truly is a marvel of German-engineering. The Virtus comes with a 10-inch VW Play touchscreen infotainment system with 8 speakers, equipped with Wireless App connect with Apple Carplay and Android Auto.

Its best-in-segment 8-inch digital cockpit with a customisable user interface lets you switch between analog and digital, seamlessly. And with wireless mobile charging, your phone will never run out of charge.

The new VW Virtus sedan features the smart KESSY, multi-function steering wheel, Smart touch Climatronic AC, ventilated leather front seats, 60:40 split rear seats and Start / Stop engine idle function which optimises fuel consumption.

The new Virtus is packed with over 40 safety features. Up to 6 airbags ensure safety in the event of a critical crash and Electronic Stability Control detects critical situations and prevents skidding. Park Distance Control and rear view camera make parking in tight spots easier than ever. Multi-collision brakes, and Hill Hold Control keep you secure. While, tire pressure deflation warning, 3-head rests at rear, ISOFIX child seat anchorage, and brake disc wiping make the Virtus a safe choice.

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