Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker, on Thursday announced the launch of the new Vento TSI, priced at Rs 9.99 lakh (ex showroom Delhi).
The new Vento TSI has a fuel-efficient 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which produces 105 PS of power @ 5000 rpm and a maximum torque of 175 Nm. It also gets a high-tech 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox for outstanding acceleration and ease of driving, without compromising on fuel economy, the company said in a statement.
Volkswagen’s critically acclaimed forced-induction TSI engines are compact, powerful, and use less fuel when compared to bigger, normally-aspirated engines. TSI engines also deliver higher torque output at relatively lower engine speeds, which makes these engines responsive as well as fuel-efficient in a wide range of operating conditions, said the carmaker.
Commenting on the launch of the new Vento TSI, Arvind Saxena, Managing Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India said, “With the new Vento TSI, Volkswagen takes the lead with producing cars that are high-tech, powerful and fuel-efficient. With a turbocharged petrol engine and 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox, the Vento TSI provides excellent performance and fuel economy,”
The car is also equipped with a host of safety features like anti-lock brakes, an electronic stabilization program, hill-hold function, dual frontal airbags, 3-point seatbelts at the front and an electronic engine immobilizer with floating code.
Sales of the New Volkswagen Vento TSI will start from October 10, 2013. The car will initially be available in selected cities across India.
Volkswagen offers the Polo, Vento, Jetta, Passat and the Touareg in India.