Tharu needs to attract a younger audience to the brand Volkswagen.
New compact SUV Volkswagen Tharu will launch in the third quarter of 2018 in China. Subsequently, the model will be available in other markets.
For the first time Volkswagen Taru was shown in March at the exhibition in Beijing. Today released its “living” images, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to 24tv.ua.
A new compact crossover Volkswagen Taru is based on the same platform as Skoda Karoq. Moreover, both models are produced at the same factory “Shanghai Volkswagen”.
Its dimensions a little more Karoq – 4453/1841/1632, also 5 cm and increased wheelbase (up to 2688 mm). Not surprising: the German brand more prestigious than the Czech, and it will cost more. In China, the model will have a choice of two turbocharged petrol engine volume 1.2 and 1.4 liters (capacity of 116 and 150 HP respectively). They are equipped with 7-speed “robot” DSG. The crossover will be front wheel drive. Except for China, it needs to be sold in Latin America and the CIS.
Tharu needs to attract a younger audience to the brand Volkswagen. So one of his “chips” will be the equipment as an option known audio Beats. However, in the basic version will sound regular audio.