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2022 new volkswagen virtus sedan launched in india, price starts at Rs 11.21 lakh. Check details here

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On June 9, Thursday, Volkswagen has launched its new sedan ‘Virtus’ in india at an introductory price of 11.21 lakh (ex-showroom). The Virtus is offered in two trim options – Dynamic Line and Performance Line.

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Variants

Volkswagen Virtus will be available in three variants- Comfortline, Highline, and Topline, which are priced between Rs. 11.21 lakh and Rs. 15.71 lakh, whereas the top-end Performance Line option, which only has one variant, the GT Line, is priced at Rs. 17.91 lakh (all prices ex-showroom India).

The car is offered in six colour options – Wild Cherry Red, Curcuma Yellow, Rising Blue Metallic, Reflex Silver, Carbon Steel Grey and Candy White.

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Volkswagen Virtus – Design and dimensions

The new Virtus comes with bold design and styling. The car comes with a slim grille with a chrome strip, flanked by a pair of sleek LED headlamps and LED daytime running lights. Volkswagen Virtus is one of the biggest cars in the segment with 1,507mm height, 1,752mm width and 4,561mm length. The sedan also features a best-in-class 2,651mm wheelbase and 521 litres of boot space.

The Performance Line trim also comes with a GT badge on the grille. The car also comes with a muscular front bumper, featuring a large airdam and LED foglamps. The Virtus gets a set of 16-inch alloy wheels as standard, and while the Dynamic Line gets a set of dual-tone alloys, the Performance Line trim gets sporty all-black wheels. The Performance Line trim also comes with black exterior accents and black roof and black ORVMs.

Safety Features

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The New Virtus is equipped with more than 40 features, which include standard offerings like – dual airbags, ABS with EBS, parking sensors and more. The multi-function steering wheel looks neat, and sitting behind it is the all-digital instrument cluster.

Other safety features include 3-point seat belts for all passengers, a rear parking camera, electronic stability control (ESC), multi-collision brakes, Tyre pressure deflation warning, hill hold control and more.

Engine & Transmission

The Volkswagen Virtus is available with two engine options – 1.0L TSI and 1.5L TSI as seen on the Volkswagen Taigun. The 1.0L three-cylinder TSI engine churns out 115 PS of power and 178 Nm of torque. The engine can be paired with 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed torque converter. On the other hand, the 1.5L four-cylinder TSI engine offers power and torque output of 150 PS/250 Nm. It comes with a 7-speed DSG as standard.

Interior & Features

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The car comes with a wireless phone charger, ventilated front seats, automatic climate control, rear air-con vents, and an electric sunroof. Inside, the Volkswagen Virtus comes with a spacious and well-laid-out cabin, finished in dual-tone black and beige interior. The Performance Line Virtus also gets red highlights on the dashboard, which are specific to the Wild Cherry Red paint scheme.

The Virtus comes with a class-leading 521-litre of boot space, which can be further expanded to 1,050-litre by folding down the second-row seat. The Performance Line also comes with a 60:40 split function. The driver-focused dashboard features a large 10.1-inch infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with a fully digital virtual instrument cluster, and a flat-bottom steering wheel.

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