In Brazil, the official premiere of the new “four-door” VW Virtus took place.
The new sedan is built on the same platform MQB A0, which is the latest European hatch Polo. Virtus virtually repeats the “five-dash” in front, and the rear lights of the novelties are made in the style of Audi models.
According to preliminary data, the length of the sedan is 4.48 meters, the size of the wheelbase is 2.65 meters. With Volkswagen Polo’s “five-door”, these figures are 4.05 and 2.56 meters, respectively. The minimum amount of the Virtus boot is 521 liters.
The salon is also almost identical to the hatchback interior. Top versions are fully digital “tidying” and multimedia system with a large touch screen. More about the composition of Virtus in the company will tell later.
In the lineup of the motors of the Brazilian sedan will include a three-cylinder engine 1.0 TSI. Power of the gasoline version – 115 hp, the engine working on ethanol, gives 128 hp In the latter case, the novelty will gain the first “hundred” for 9.9 seconds, and its maximum speed – 194 km / h. Information about other engines and transmissions is not yet disclosed.
Production of Volkswagen Virtus for the South American market will be set in Brazil, in sale sedan will arrive at the beginning of next year. Later, Virtus must reincarnate in the new generation of Polo Sedan, but the specific timing of the “our” model’s premiere is unknown. Probably the “four-door” Polo will debut in 2018.
Let’s remind, soon Volkswagen will present one more novelty – to the debut prepares the Jetta of the next generation.