Czech automaker, Skoda has launched the Kushak mid-size SUV in the Indian market. This SUV is available in 3 trims - Active, Ambition, and Style, this car from the company is available in manual and automatic gearbox options. For information, let us tell you that the Skoda Kushak is the first car built under the locally developed MQB AO IN platform under Volkswagen Group's India Plan 2.0. Using this platform, the company is also preparing the upcoming Tiger. Apart from this, Skoda and Volkswagen Group are going to launch many cars this year. Let's take a look at them.
Volkswagen Taigun: Like the Kushak, Volkswagen will introduce the Taigun mid-size SUV in the next few months. Which is expected to launch in August this year, the new Taigun SUV is also being built on the MQB AO IN platform. It will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, and Nissan Kicks. The Volkswagen Taigun company's styling is inspired by the brand's global SUVs including the T-ROC and Tiguan. The Volkswagen Tiguan will get a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and connected car features like the My VW Connect app. In terms of features, the SUV gets VW's virtual cockpit, automatic climate control, wireless charging pad, electric sunroof, six airbags, ESC, tire pressure monitoring system, ABS with EBD, etc.
Skoda Slavia Sedan: Skoda will introduce the new mid-size sedan before the end of this year. The sedan is already in the testing phase and the production-ready prototype has been spotted during road testing. Codenamed ANB, the new sedan can be called the Skoda Slavia. The Skoda Slavia will compete with the Hyundai Verna, Honda City, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The Slavia will replace the old Skoda Rapid. As the new generation Octavia, the new ANB sedan will feature a notchback-like styling. The cabin of the sedan could be similar to that of the Kushak mid-size SUV. The engine setup of the upcoming Skoda Slavia sedan is likely to include a 1.0L TSI turbo petrol and a 1.5L turbo petrol unit.
Volkswagen Virtus: Volkswagen will replace the old Vento with an all-new mid-size sedan in the first quarter of 2022. The new model will be designed and developed on the MQB AO In platform. It is likely to share styling from the Vertus sedan, which is on sale in the global markets. The VW Virtus has been spotted testing several times in India. The new VW Virtus sedan will be launched in competition with Hyundai Verna, Honda City, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The engine of Skoda Tygun will be seen in it. There will be a 1.0L turbo-petrol producing 113bhp power and a 1.5L turbo-petrol engine making 147bhp.