Chennai welcomes the second exclusive preview of the much-awaited Volkswagen Taigun in India

Exclusive preview for customers: Prospective customers in Chennai have an
exclusive opportunity to experience the Volkswagen Taigun before the market
launch in India
– Chennai is the second city to host the exclusive Taigun preview after
Bengaluru; to be followed by Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad,
Kolkata and Chandigarh over the upcoming weekends
– Pre-Bookings open for the Taigun: Volkswagen India announced opening of
pre-bookings for the Taigun across India via authorized Volkswagen dealerships
and online booking platform
– The Volkswagen Taigun is the brand’s first product under the India 2.0 Project. A
mid-size SUVW built on the MQB A0 IN platform with a robust presence, striking
exteriors, premium interiors, digital cockpit, safety and infotainment features
– The Taigun will be powered by the globally renowned TSI engine technology of
Volkswagen and will be available in a 1.5L engine mated to a 7-speed DSG and
6-speed manual transmission and a 1.0L engine mated to a 6-speed automatic
and manual transmission
– New brand design implementation has been activated at all seven touchpoints
of Sundaram Motors and KUN Motors. As on date, over 40 dealerships across
India adorn with pride the new brand language and logo that represent a vibrant,
modern, humane and contemporary Volkswagen.

Chennai – Enabling customers to experience the Taigun, Volkswagen
Passenger Cars India organises the exclusive preview of its much-awaited
SUVW in Chennai. Chennai is the second city after Bengaluru to host the
Taigun exclusive preview, and will be followed by Coimbatore, Mumbai,

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Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Chandigarh. The Volkswagen Taigun is
the brands’ much-anticipated SUVW that will be launched in India on 23 rd
September 2021, right at the heart of the festive season.
During the exclusive preview, prospective customers will get the opportunity to
experience the Volkswagen Taigun firsthand, along with the brands’ recently
activated 360-degree visualizer. The 360-degree visualizer enables customers to
view the features of the Taigun at the comfort of their homes via digitally connected
devices like mobile phones, tablets, laptops or desktops. In addition, customers can
also seek information on the accessories that will be available on the Taigun. Giving
them the opportunity beforehand to understand how well the Taigun can suit their
lifestyle requirements.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen
Passenger Cars India said, “For Volkswagen India, South market has always been
a major contributor in terms of the overall brand sales. To further enhance our reach
and strengthen our position, we are organizing the exclusive preview of our brand-
new offering, the Volkswagen Taigun in Chennai. Through these exclusive
previews, we are providing our customers with an exclusive opportunity to
experience the Volkswagen Taigun along with our new brand design language and
digitalized solutions that enhance accessibility and convenience for the customer.”
Volkswagen India has been relentlessly working towards enhancing its value
proposition and customer experience. The brand over the last couple of months has
been strengthening its network presence along with the implementation of its new
brand design and logo across its dealerships in India. The new design language
represents the brands’ vibrant, modern, innovative, digitalized and humane outlook.
Customers can visit any of the seven touchpoints of Sundaram Motors or KUN
Motors in Chennai, to experience the ‘New Volkswagen’.
To further enhance customer experience, Volkswagen has invested in the
development of digitalized initiatives that increase accessibility towards the brand.
Under its Sarvottam 2.0 program, the brand has identified over 40 solutions along
the customer journey that would simplify processes, through digitalization and
people development, offering an improved customer connect basis evolving
preferences. Some of the solutions under the program include – 360-degree
visualizer, Test drive scheduler, Service Cam, WhatsApp for business, Paperless
documentation, Car Health Report and a lot more.
All of the above initiatives will further amplify the experience of owning a
Volkswagen Taigun. The carline boasts of a charismatic design language with
striking exteriors, premium interiors including a digital cockpit, and 40+ inbuilt safety
features. The Taigun retains the brands’ core DNA of superior built quality, safety
and a fun-to-drive experience. It is powered by Volkswagen globally renowned TSI
technology and will be available with two engine options: 1.5L TSI mated to 7-speed
DSG and 6-speed manual gearbox and 1.0L TSI engine mated to a 6-speed
automatic and manual gearbox.

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