C-segment in India has received upgraded sedans very recently in the form of new Volkswagen Vento facelift and Skoda Rapid, with similar changes in powertrain and subtle revision in prices. Here is on-paper technical specification comparison of the aforementioned vs class leader Honda City and next on podium Hyundai Verna.
Volkswagen in India today launched its new technologically advanced Vento sedan available with a range of four-cylinder engines â€“ 1.6 MPI, 1.2 TSI and 1.5 TDI for improved power, performance and fuel economy.
Current week of September is one of most important this year, with 6 car launches lined up. Auto industry is so busy this week mainly because this is an auspicious time for buyers to purchase new cars.
Volkswagen Vento facelift will be launched on 24th September 2014, about a week before Skoda launches upgraded Rapid. Common denominators are slightly refreshed styling and first time DSG automatic transmission in diesel variant.
2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift version was recently launched with subtle renovation to the front fascia and minor touch ups all around. Succeeding which will be 2016 VW Polo, with extensive upgrade to the overall character.
Back in April this year, the news was revealed that Volkswagen is planning to set up its first car plant in Thailand. Now, a German magazine reveals that this new Thailand plant will be built at an investment of â‚¬1 billion (Rs 7,797 cr or $ 1.29 billion).
Volkswagen is keen to enhance its foothold in India and grab a significant share of market space. With this aim in mind, the company has plans to overhaul their current portfolio which includes the Polo and Vento. After recently introducing the Polo facelift, the company has now turned its attention to the Vento facelift which has been spied on test, signalling an upcoming launch.
German automakers, Volkswagen have just launched facelifted version of Polo hatchback and Vento sedan in India. Keen to enhance customer relations even further, the company has also introduced a new smartphone app to offer vital information to both existing and newÂ customers.