Volkswagen Ameo, the German carmaker’s most awaited sub-compact sedan was released today in India at a starting fee of 5.14 Lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Marking the carmaker’s first sub-four metre sedan inside the Indian market, the Ameo is touted by means of Volkswagen as a car the made-in-India and made-for-India. currently the car can be to be had best in petrol version, offered in three trim alternatives – Trendline, Comfortline, and Highline all priced within the range of five.14 lakh to 6.91 Lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai, Pre-Octroi).
The all-new Volkswagen Ameo is powered via the company’s efficient 1.2-litre MPI three-cylinder petrol engine that does duty in the Volkswagen Polo as well. The engine is capable of curing out a maximum of 74bhp and 110Nm of height torque, even as mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. even though we agree with a diesel variant of the car is also in works and may be released at a later date, in all likelihood after Volkswagen is executed with the recall of diesel cars it lately issued in India.
primarily based on the equal design platform as the Volkswagen Polo, the brand new Ameo largely resembles its hatchback sibling. That stated the auto does come with a number of of new styling cues and outside features like – projector headlamps, new the front bumper, horizontal fog lamps, new alloy wheels and an all-new rear profile. Volkswagen Ameo is likewise come with a number of new segment-first functions that consist of – cruise manipulate, rain sensing vipers, anti-pinch energy windows, front arm rest, and Static cornering light.
however that isn’t it; the Ameo is likewise ready with some of the exceptional creature comfort features like touchscreen multimedia song gadget with reflect link, I-pod connectivity, phonebook / SMS viewer, automated AC with dust & pollen filter out, electronically adjustable ORVMs with LED flip signs, cooled glove container, tilt and telescopic guidance wheel, and rear AC vents.
whilst Volkswagen delivered the Ameo in advance this year, the enterprise has claimed that the car will set a brand new benchmark in protection requirements in its phase. Staying authentic to its words, the business enterprise has prepared with fine-in-class safety functions like – motive force and passenger airbags as wellknown, ABS as trendy, and rear view digital camera with parking sensors.
Launching the Ameo, Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger cars India stated, “nowadays is a totally unique day for Volkswagen in India, as we introduce our first ever made-for-India carline, Volkswagen Ameo. The Ameo underlines our philosophy of presenting the high-quality of technology and safety requirements packaged at an attractive price. through the Ameo, we are assured of cementing Volkswagen’s strong presence in the compact sedan phase and in addition enlarge the Volkswagen India family.”