Volkswagen for India market released its 3,00,000th car which was designed and manufactured at the Pune Plant on August 5th 2013. The car is an enhanced version of the left hand based drive type of the company that was released in the AGCC market. Volkswagen has produced this car considering the demands of the people in India as well as in foreign countries. It is estimated that the car will be sold in 30 international countries of Asia and Africa. The price of this car is in the range between 7.32 to 9.96 lakhs. This car comes with 1 engine and 2 engine transmission. The engine of this car is built to be highly powerful engine with an impressive power output of 105bhp at the rate of 5250rpm.
This car has 2 fuel options:
- The petrol version of this car comes in different models namely Petrol Trendline, petrol Comfortline, petrol style limited edition, petrol Highline AT, and petrol Highline.
- The diesel versions of this car are diesel Trendline, diesel Comfortline, diesel style limited edition, new diesel Highline, and diesel Highline.
Both the petrol and diesel engines are powered by a 1.6 liter DOHC type engine. This engine has 4 valves per each cylinder, which offers clear emission and powerful torque. The car consists of speed automated gearbox accompanied with triptronic which helps in smoother shifting of gears.
The company has been working on manufacturing of cars like the Volkswagen Polo, Skoda Fabia, Vento and Rapid. The Pune plant was constructed in the year 2007 and now it has released its first car. Over the last 4 years this plant has manufactured about 3, 00,000 cars. Cars from this plant has reached both the domestic and international markets. Mr. Mahesh Kodumudi the president and managing director of Volkswagen during his interview informed that the model Vento was designed and produced to meet Indian conditions, at the same time it has also been provided with the acceptance from the international market.