It was Volkswagen’s big bet for the segment compact SUV but say the Volkswagen Taigun has been canceled. A new product based on the next generation Polo could take place.
E l Volkswagen Taigun was one of the most important developments that the German house presented in Motor São Paulo 2012. It SUV is a boy, based on the platform of the Volkswagen Up! , which is expected to become the entry model to the family SUV Volkswagen.
Its development was well advanced, as several test units were used by roads worldwide even ceded to the press. But according to indicating the Brazilian press, project has been canceled by Volkswagen.
Although this was not communicated officially, yet neither was denied by the German manufacturer. But say the Taigun could be supplanted by a model based on the next-generation Volkswagen Polo product.
The Taigun had been announced as l a big bet Volkswagen to fight in the compact SUV market at the same time, it will inaugurate a sort of sub-segment with bodywork of only 3.85 meters long , with a capacity of 280 liters.
Under the hood of the Volkswagen Taigun hid a TSI 1.0 liter engine and 110 horsepower at 5,000 rpm.