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VW Taigun Concept Debuts in Sao Paulo

VW has unveiled a new small crossover at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil, the VW Taigun concept. The small Taigun concept is a four-seater crossover that is powered by a small 1.0L engine and that is at home in an urban environment.


The Taigun adopts many of the styling cues from VW's larger crossovers, but only measures 3,859 mm long, 1,728 mm wide and 1,570 mm tall. Under the hood the Taigun concept gets a new 108 horsepower 1.0L TSI turbocharged three-cylinder engine. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Brand for Technical Development, comments: "The torque-strong three-cylinder is an ideal engine for such a compact SUV; it is a companion for driving through the urban environment that is as efficient as it is dynamic." It reaches 0-62 mph in 9.2 seconds and has a top speed of 115 mph.


The Taigun concept for now remains just a concept, since VW is only using the concept to gauge interest.



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