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Subsequent-gen Volkswagen Tiguan takes form | Autocar India

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The brand new Tiguan, anticipated to be unveiled in late 2023, could have an extended wheelbase than the present mannequin.

A serious overhaul for the Volkswagen Tiguan SUV is underway, forward of its unveiling someday subsequent 12 months. The brand new Tiguan’s styling could have design cues that will probably be extra in step with newer VW fashions globally, together with the brand new Polo and Golf, amongst others. 

  • Styling to attract influences from VW ID Buzz 
  • More likely to proceed with present powertrain choices 

Testing for the brand new Tiguan has begun and sources inform us that the brand new SUV will get a very new fascia with sharper styling and a restyled bumper, amongst different modifications. The grille will probably be a lot bigger than the outgoing mannequin, whereas the rear finish will largely resemble the present Tiguan, save for the bulkier bodywork.

The mannequin’s visible refresh comes after Volkswagen design chief Jozef Kaban claimed the agency would transfer in the direction of a friendlier design course, producing extra autos that “smile”. The Volkswagen ID Buzz marked the start of the German carmaker’s new design period on this respect.

What will also be confirmed is that the brand new Tiguan could have an extended wheelbase than the outgoing mannequin, which might end in higher cabin area. It’ll nonetheless slot in under the larger Tiguan Allspace. 

So far as powertrains go, the Tiguan will possible retain the identical set of engines as the present mannequin, which features a collection of petrol, plug-in hybrid and diesel, relying available on the market. For India, the SUV comes with a 2.0-litre TSI petrol good for 190hp.

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