Taigun 04 700x432 - New compact SUV concept from VW - New compact SUV concept from VW

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New compact SUV concept from VW

22 Oct , 2012  


The Tiguan may have a baby brother in the making. VW have unveiled a compact SUV, based on the VW Up! chassis.

The key points:

  • 3.86 metres long and 1.73 metres wide
  • Short overhangs of 708 mm front and 681 mm rear
  • 1.0 three cylinder turbo charged engine, producing 110PS and 175NM of Torque
  • Six speed manual gearbox
  • 60.1MPG
  • Car weighs 985kg
  • 0-62 in 9.2 seconds
  • 115MPH top speed
  • 1,473mm front and rear tracks
  • 17 inch alloys
  • 280 litre boot, increases to 987 litres with the rear seats down
  • Split tailgate design
  • Temperature and speed is displayed inside the airvents
  • Volkswagen are monitoring public reaction, if positive the Taigun will go into production!



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