Volkswagen Virtus: On the Brazilian market, Volkswagen Virtus is the safest sedan available in its class. By sending the first batch of Virtus vehicles to Mexico and later to other foreign markets, including Brazil, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) launched its export campaign for the car in September of last year.
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Made in India Volkswagen Virtus in Brazil
Brazilian standards Volkswagen Virtus is offered in three trim levels: Comfortline, Highline, and Exclusive; the latter is the Sportier model, just like the Virtus GT in India. A side skirt, a rear spoiler, a dashboard upholstered in leatherette and vinyl decorative panel, black 18-inch alloy wheels, and darkened features inside and out are all included in the Exclusive model.
|ARAI Mileage||18.67 kmpl|
|City Mileage||12.12 kmpl|
|Engine Displacement (cc)||1498|
|No. of cylinder||4|
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)||147.51bhp@5000-6000rpm|
|Max Torque (nm@rpm)||250Nm@1600-3500rpm|
|Boot Space (Litres)||521|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45.0|
A 1.0-litre and a 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine are the sedan’s two mechanically available engine options. The former generates 126 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque, while the latter generates a peak of 148 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. In contrast to the Indian-spec Virtus, which comes with a manual and a DCT unit as well, there is just a six-speed automatic transmission available.
Adaptive cruise/speed control, manoeuvre braking, forward collision prevention, and post-collision braking are just a few of the ADAS technologies available on the Brazilian version of the Virtus, which is different from the Indian model. A larger digital driver’s display, an all-black interior theme, and more are some more interior elements. The Brazilian model is devoid of features like the sunroof and ventilated seats that are available in India.
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