Volkswagen, with some other Chinese brands, has unveiled six new models for China at Auto Shanghai 2021. As part of the ‘ACCELERATE’ strategy of the brand, Volkswagen is expediting electrification in upcoming years. A new MEB platform-based car will be introduced till 2026 to lay the foundation for the same. By 2023, VW will have a total of eight ID. models in china, which will make MEB nationwide there. The ACCELERATE strategy emphasises on brand’s target of at least 70 per cent of cars being sold in Europe being electric by 2030 and at least 50 per cent in North America and China.
Models Showcased by VW at Auto Shanghai 2021
FAW-Volkswagen Golf GTI
The Gen-eight Golf GTI – from FAW-Volkswagen is now completely digital and features a sportier design now. It features matrix LED headlights with follow-up steering and dynamic light control, a GTI central control panel, an engine start button with the red backlight, a multi-function leather racing steering wheel and more.
Based on the new MQB Evo platform, the all-new Golf GTI is always connected and packed with the latest technologies and systems for a fun as well as smart drive. It comes with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, having maximum output of 220 hp and 350 Nm torque at max with the ability to reach 0-100 km/h in 7.1 seconds.
SAIC-Volkswagen Teramont and Teramont X
The Teramont SUV family by SAIC-Volkswagen now comes with a new design and the latest technologies. The Teramont and Teramont X models get VW’s new electronics architecture allowing for more touch control functions that include interior lighting and rear AC. The models also get the latest driving assist features such as travel assist. The details of the models are as follows-
|Length||5052 mm||4917 mm|
|Width||1989 mm||1989 mm|
|Height||1773 mm||1719 mm|
|Wheelbase||2980 mm||2980 mm|
|Power Output||186 hp||220 hp|
|Special Features||New Front and Rear Bumper with New Exterior Lighting||Special New front, Embedded High-Gloss Black Trim, Lower Spoiler, Special Rear Bumper|
ID.6 X and ID.6 CROZZ
The E-Offensive Strategy of Volkswagen takes another step forward with full-electric ID.6 which is made exclusively for China and the Flagship SUV for the ID. family. The ID.6 is based on the MEB platform and has a long wheelbase of 2965 mm and comes with a flexible 6- or 7-seater layout. It also gets illuminated front and rear logos. Both models get AR HUD and VW’s ID.Light that communicates visually with driver; like alerting for an upcoming turn. It also gets two battery options and a range up to 580 km (China-NEDC). The ID.6 CROZZ is showcased as concept car.
The brand-new SUV by FAW-Volkswagen, the Talagon is the result of VW’s SUV offensive in China. It also opens up a new segment in China, being the fusion of SUV and MPV. The Talagon is 5512 mm long, 2002 mm wide and 1795 mm high, with a 2980 mm wheelbase. The model gets a flexible 6- or 7-seat arrangement, just like the ID.6 duo. Based on the MQB Evo platform, it integrates the latest hardware and software for a user-friendly driving experience. The Exterior gets illuminated door handles, rails and rear logo in its lighting package, which gives it a modern as well as a unique look. The top model comes with a 2.5-litre V6 engine, with the latest DQ501 gearbox and 4MOTION that makes Talagon ideal for both City and Off-Road driving.
For More Such Interesting Content, stick to Autobizz.in