New Volkswagen Virtus: the design for Argentina was leaked

Volkswagen patented the new virtues at the National Institute of Intellectual Property. The Autoweb site leaked the images of the registration that the German brand made in said entity to enable its commercialization in the Argentine market.

The most important novelty is that its design will not be identical to that of the Polo. Until now, they shared the visual proposal on the front and sides, with the logical exception of the third volume, since the Virtus is a sedan with a “long” trunk.

Records reveal that the new Virtus will exhibit the same headlights as the Nivus. In addition, it will show changes to the bumpers and fog lights, which in turn have a style similar to that of the SUV coupe.

The new Volkswagen Virtus was presented days ago in India with its GT version, which is characterized by its sporty appearance. Sample changes to the grille, headlights, bumpers and alloy wheelswith a style that could resemble the Vento. It also adopts chrome accents and new fog lights.

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Inside doors, the novelties of the sedan go through the format of the front air vents, the absence of some buttons, the finish of the seats and the new design of the steering wheel, which has paddles and commands for different functions.

The equipment of the new Virtus for the Asian market includes 8-inch digital instrumentalsix airbags, eight speakers, multimedia center with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wireless cell phone charger, sunroof, digital air conditioning and full Led headlights.

The registration of the new Volkswagen Virtus.  Photo: Autoweb.
The registration of the new Volkswagen Virtus. Photo: Autoweb.

The engine in India will be a 150-horsepower 1.5-liter turbo gasoline engine, but in South America it will retain the 1.4-liter turbo gasoline engine for the GTS versions and will incorporate a 115-horsepower 1.0-liter turbo gasoline engine for the most economical. In all cases the transmission would be a six-speed manual or automatic.

According to what was published by the media of the neighboring country, the production of the new South American Virtus would begin in the second half of this year. A) Yes, could arrive in Argentina in the first part of 2023.

The Volkswagen Virtus is a compact sedan that competes in the segment of Fiat Cronos, Nissan Versa, Chevrolet Onix Plus and Toyota Yaris 4 Doors, among other models.

How much does the VW Virtus cost?

The current Volkswagen Virtus comes in five versions: Virtus base Manual, for 3.86 million; Virtus base automatic, for 4.27; Virtus Comfortline automatic, for 4.29 million; Virtus Highline automatic, for 4.29 million; and Virtus GTS automatic, for 7.04 million. This latest version, sporty, is affected by the internal tax on “luxury” cars.

  • manual volkswagen virtus msi: $3,863,500
  • Volkswagen Virtus MSI Automatic: $4,272,050
  • Volkswagen Virtus Comfortline automatic: $4,292,250
  • Volkswagen Virtus Highline automatic: $4,292,250
  • Volkswagen Virtus GTS automatic: $7,045,850

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