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Volkswagen launches Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition in India at INR 16.3 lakh

Written by Kanad Kalasur

In a strategic move to reinvigorate sales momentum during the festive season, Volkswagen India has introduced a special limited edition of its popular SUV, the Taigun. Priced at INR 16.3 lakh, ex-showroom, the Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition aims to capture the attention of customers with its distinctive features and exclusive aesthetics. This limited edition model promises an unparalleled driving experience, accentuated by its unique offerings.

Features of the Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition

The Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition, priced on par with the standard GT trim, provides an affordable option for enthusiasts looking for that extra edge. Visually, the Trail Edition stands out with a prominent ‘Trail’ badge on the tailgate, attention-grabbing decals adorning the rear fenders, doors, and C-pillars, functional roof rails, and stylish blacked-out 17-inch alloys, complemented by vibrant red-finished front brake calipers. Paint options for this edition include Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, and Candy White.

Inside the cabin, the Trail Edition boasts black seat upholstery highlighted with contrasting red stitching, subtly showcasing its uniqueness. The vehicle is generously equipped with features, including a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless phone connectivity and charging, automatic headlamps, a rear camera, and TPMS. Notably, this edition comes with an innovative dashcam capable of recording both external and internal visuals, displayed on the built-in 2-inch IPS LCD screen.

Performance of Volkswagen Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition

Powering the Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition is a robust 150 HP, 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, harmoniously paired with a smooth 6-speed manual transmission. This dynamic combination ensures a responsive and engaging driving experience, making every journey enjoyable and exhilarating.

Competitive Pricing and Market Positioning

Priced attractively at INR 16.3 lakh, the Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition aligns with the mid-spec GT trim, offering exceptional value for money. This limited edition model positions itself INR 2.06 lakh below the higher-priced GT Edge Limited Edition, derived from the top-spec GT Plus variant. In the competitive market landscape, the Taigun GT Edge Trail Edition competes with renowned SUVs such as the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Skoda Kushaq, MG Astor, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Hyryder, and Honda Elevate, solidifying its presence and competitiveness in the bustling SUV market.

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