Volkswagen Virtus teased ahead of unveil

The Skoda Slavia rival is scheduled to be revealed on March 8, 2022.

Volkswagen has teased the Virtus sedan on social media ahead of its unveil. The car is scheduled to be revealed on March 8, 2022.

The sedan is based on the MQB A0 IN platform, which is shared with the Skoda Slavia.

The Virtus is expected to be offered with 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre turbo petrol engines. In the Slavia, these engines are rated at 113 BHP / 175 Nm and 148 BHP / 250 Nm, respectively. A 6-speed manual transmission is offered as standard with both engines. The former gets a 6-speed automatic option, while a 7-speed DSG is available with the 1.5L engine.

In India, it will compete with the Skoda Slavia, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna.

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