Volkswagen Set To Launch Their New Sub-Compact Sedan Ameo

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 06:04 Hrs
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BANGALORE: It was recently at the Auto Expo 2016 that Volkswagen first showcased its new car, Ameo. CarAndBike Team of NDTV reports that the automobile behemoth will be launching this latest car in July, 2016. Pre-orders for the upcoming sub-compact sedan has also been started to be accepted by Volkswagen. The German automaker will look to target the Tier II & III customer market with their new launch. It is believed that Volkswagen’s new launch will have a positive impact on its production by increasing it by 15% in this year.

Ameo has been produced especially for the Indian markets according to the carmakers. Best-in-class safety features, build quality and a great driving experience, will all be offered in this new sedan. The automobile firm has developed Ameo at their manufacturing facility in Chakan, Maharashtra. This model as reported has a high localization percentage when compared to other Volkswagen cars.

The Ameo will derive power from two engine options which are the 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol, and 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine and will underpinned under the same platform used for the other models of Volkswagen such as VW Polo and Vento. A 5-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG will also be offered in this compact sedan.

Wide range of features such as cruise control, rain sensing wipers, static cornering lights, and MirrorLink infotainment system makes Volkswagen Ameo, a complete car. A car that anyone would love to have fun with! Along with the aforementioned feature, the car’s entire range will also have dual front airbags and ABS as standard provisions.

Though, VW Ameo is one of the last few automakers that have entered into the market of Tier II & III customer, they are confident to go up! Volkswagen Ameo will face strong competition from established names such as the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Ford Figo Aspire, Honda Amaze, and Hyundai Xcent, etc.

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