Democratizing sportiness and the aspirational ‘GT Badge’, Volkswagen India introduces the highly anticipated Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport

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Democratizing sportiness and the aspirational ‘GT Badge’, Volkswagen India introduces the highly anticipated Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport
Democratizing sportiness and the aspirational ‘GT Badge’, Volkswagen India introduces the highly anticipated Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport
Volkswagen India today introduced the highly anticipated black sport themed Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport under the newly introduced ‘Sport’ line structure. The Taigun GT Line (1.0l TSI engine) has been launched at a price of INR 14.08 lakh (ex-showroom) while the Taigun GT Plus Sport has been introduced at INR 18.53 lakh (ex-showroom). Complementing the fun-to-drive experience with peace of mind ownership, is the introductory offer of a complimentary 4-year Service Value Package (SVP) on the Taigun GT Plus Sport variants.
 
The two new introductions were recently unveiled at the Volkswagen Annual Brand Conference 2024 in March alongside the India showcase of the all-electric ID.4. Both Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport are a part of the newly created ‘Sport’ line structure, featuring a fresh, visually-distinct identity that forms part of the Brand’s new line structure for the Taigun. The Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport combine the car’s renowned GNCAP 5-star safety credentials and superior German engineering with a sportier new avatar that perfectly complements the fun to drive allure of driving a Volkswagen.
 
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen PassengerCars India said, “The Volkswagen GT badge is an aspirational cornerstone that evokes the unmatched feeling of sporty driving. Democratizing the sportiness, we are delighted to introduce the all new Taigun GT Line and Taigun GT Plus Sport for Indian buyers. The aesthetic treatment of these new variants will create a differentiated value proposition, with the Taigun showcasing a more sportier and robust appeal. It also makes the coveted GT badge more accessible to customers through our all new GT Line offering. Following its showcase at our Brand conference,we have received an overwhelming response from customers and are confident of strengthening the Taigun proposition with these enhanced differentiated elements.”
 
The Taigun GT Line, powered by the 1.0L TSI engine is available with either a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission and has been packaged to further democratize the sought-after GT badge while also offering customers sporty black interior and exterior aesthetics, R17 alloy wheels, 1.0l Turbocharged TSI engine, 25.65cm touchscreen infotainment, darkened LED headlamps with DRLs, amongst other upgrades. Setting a safety benchmark, the Taigun GT Line is being offered with six airbags as standard. The all new Taigun GT Line will also offer be-spoke differentiation with up to 16 exterior and 13 interior features.
 
The Taigun GT Plus Sport, meanwhile, has been designed to thrill. Powered by the 1.5L TSI EVO engine, the Taigun GT Plus Sport comes equipped with either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG transmission. With distinct aesthetic enhancements the Taigun GT Plus Sport will offer customers 19 exterior and 15 interior features that exude sportiness, packing a punch, not just in terms of performance but also enhancing its desirability and exclusivity.
 
Carline
 
Volkswagen Taigun GT Line
1.0L TSI MT
Price (ex-showroom)
 
INR 14,08,400
Volkswagen Taigun GT Line
1.0L TSI AT
INR 15,63,400
Volkswagen Taigun GT Plus Sport
1.5L TSI EVO MT
INR 18,53,900
Volkswagen Taigun GT Plus Sport
1.5L TSI EVO DSG
INR 19,73,900
 
Taigun GT Plus Sport
Exterior
Interior
·     Front ‘GT’ Logo in red colour
·     Black LED headlamps
·     Red coloured GT fender badge
·     Red coloured GT badge on boot lid
·     Red front brake callipers
·     R17 ‘Cassino’ black alloy wheels
·     Blackened front grille
·     Dark underbody spoiler/ diffuser
·     Carbon Steel coloured roof
·     Black coloured roof rails
·     Glossy black B-pillar
·     Glossy black C-pillar garnish
·     Black coloured ORVMs
·     Black coloured window bar/ DLO (Day Light Opening)
·      Dark coloured lower interior
·      Red coloured stitching on the steering wheel
·      Red stitching on the front centre armrest
·      Red stitching on door armrest
·      Black leatherette seat covers
·      Black coloured headliner
·      Glossy black dashboard décor
·      ‘Edgy Opulence’ inserts
·      Red ambient lights
·      Aluminium pedals
·      Red coloured stitching on the seat covers
·      “GT” badge embroidery on front seats
 
 
 
·     Dark chrome outside door handle garnish
·     Black design strip in front
·     Black coloured ‘TAIGUN’ letters on boot lid
·     Black coloured rear design strip
·     Dark    rear    underbody    spoiler/ diffuser
·      Black grab-handles
·      Black sunvisor, holders
·      Black roof lamp housing
Taigun GT Line
Exterior
Interior
·     GT Line badge – front door & rear
·     R17 ‘Cassino’ black alloy wheels
·     Black LED headlamps
·     Blackened front grille
·     Dark underbody spoiler/ diffuser
·     Black coloured ‘TAIGUN’ letters on boot lid
·     Black coloured TSI badge on boot lid
·     Dark    rear    underbody    spoiler/ diffuser
·     Black coloured roof rails
·     Matte Black finish B-pillar
·     Matte Black finish C-pillar
·     Black coloured ORVMs
·     Black coloured window bar/ DLO (Day Light Opening)
·     Dark chrome outside door handle garnish
·     Black design strip in front
·     Black coloured rear design strip
·      Dark coloured lower interior
·      Black coloured headliner
·      Glossy black dashboard décor
·      ‘Edgy Opulence’ inserts
·      Red ambient lights
·      Crystal Grey stitching on the seat covers
·      Crystal Grey stitching on the front centre armrest
·      Crystal Grey stitching on the steering wheel
·      Crystal Grey stitching on door armrest
·      Combination of ‘Melange’ fabric seat upholstery + leatherette bolsters
·      Black grab-handles
·      Black sunvisor, holders
·      Black roof lamp housing