Volkswagen reveals new engine for upcoming compact SUV & Vento replacement

Volkswagen India has announced that a new, turbocharged petrol engine would power its new crop of vehicles under the India 2.0 program. Volkswagen and Skoda are investing a Billion Euros (Rs. 7,900 crores) in India, for new product development that includes a compact SUV each under both brands, and also C-Segment sedans that will replace the Volkswagen Vento and the Skoda Rapid.

The new engine will be a 1-litre, 3-cylinder unit, which Volkswagen and Skoda have deployed in a range of cars sold internationally. This motor is available in two states of tune, 94 Bhp and 114 Bhp. Both manual and automatic gearboxes will be offered.

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