Giant from Wolfsburg was first introduced the concept of “taigun” at not particularly interesting International Auto Show in Sao Paulo, which has made it clear that in the course of a serious preparing to launch a production version of the smallest SUV in the family Volkswagen. From a European perspective, International Salon Show in Sao Paulo rarely “served” with interesting innovations and concepts. There are several reasons why it is so, and some of them are specific South American markets, lower weight events that do not yet ranks among the largest exhibitions and above all there is the unfortunate “timing” as the salon prior to the most prestigious automobile autumn festival – in Paris and Frankfurt.
Concept car 2013 Volkswagen Taigun presented at the Salon in Sao Paulo’s 3,859 long, 1,728 wide and 1,570 mm high.
When the “Wolksvagen” the Motor Show in Sao Paulo in October last year introduced the concept of the urban SUV based on the current model, a class “up”, has sparked a lot of interest that would seem to speed up the decision on series production 2013 Volkswagen Taigun .
2013 Volkswagen Taigun engine
Volkswagen to “taigun” writes a new letter in the field of powertrain. In Wolfsburg, namely, prepared a brand new, three-cylinder petrol engine 1.0 liters. That is to say that it is superfluous to mention that it is a turbo technology, given that its specific and also the maximum power output of 110 hp per liter. In addition to strength, little liter engine have made it a solid torque of 175 Nm at 1,750 low rpm, which besides guaranteeing good performance and remarkable resilience. During the initial evaluation of engine performance certainly should not neglect its economy, as factory promises an average of 4.5 liters per 100 kilometers. Although at Volkswagen remained inconclusive on the issue of serial production 2013 Volkswagen Taigun market situation are such as to give an answer that can hide or silence the Germans. And they say that the segment of small city SUV has seen major growth in Europe, so it’s hard to believe that the entire show with 2013 Volkswagen Taigun remain in the domain of fairy tales.
2013 Volkswagen Taigun interior
Inspired by the four-seat interior is marked by a minimalist architecture and bright colors. It is notable that the seats are upholstered in a little rougher fabric and typical solution is the fact that the central tunnel and ends in front of the front panel so that the bottom of the two sectors do not form a unified whole. The instrument panel with large, centrally mounted speedometer resembles the new “bugs”, as well as three smaller round dials in the middle which controls the temperature of water and oil, or the pressure in the turbo charger. Below them come multifunctional display, which takes over the management of multimedia content and various settings such as “bluetooth” connections and travel computer, and interesting work and controls for air-conditioning the ventilation openings.
In addition to a robust appearance, 2013 Volkswagen Taigun a thin, wide radiator grille emphasizes the Volkswagen designer genes. First photos reveal a strikingly high clearance, justified “ofroud” extras such as enclosures and roof rails with integrated LED lighting that enhances lateral vision. The designers have also insisted on dynamic phenomenon that, in addition to short overhang, and bulging fenders, enhancing and “hidden” rear door handles to open camouflaged. Indiscreet styling complete the attractive alloy wheel diameter of 17 inches with tires measuring 205/50 R17.
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