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There will be anything very new joining the Volkswagen lineup this 12 months, and that...

There will be anything very new joining the Volkswagen lineup this 12 months, and that is the brand’s initially all-electrical SUV, the ID. four. But we shouldn’t neglect that a 2nd VW SUV will be generating its debut afterwards this 12 months: the Taos.

Output of the ID.four has already commenced and we will see models on the road afterwards this 12 months. This week, Volkswagen’s Mexican division introduced the start of manufacturing of the 2022 Taos destined for the American – and Canadian – markets.

The Taos smaller SUV will be positioned less than the Tiguan in the German automaker’s lineup. The Puebla assembly plant has already manufactured more than four,three hundred units to date for Mexican consumers and the United States will be the initially foreign current market to get the product. Output for Canada is expected to commence in the coming weeks.

“With Taos, Volkswagen de Mexico strengthens its placement as a vital player in the brand’s worldwide technique for the SUV section and will maximize manufacturing capability at the Puebla Plant, with items intended for the North American Location,” introduced Steffen Reiche, CEO, and President of Volkswagen de Mexico.

Included Christopher Glover, Vice President of Output and Logistics at Volkswagen in Mexico, “we are very very pleased of this new move, which was accomplished through the exceptional teamwork of all stakeholders. We reaffirm our motivation to carry on to provide the most effective items, with the high quality and efficiency that our customers count on.”

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2022 Volkswagen Taos, profile

2022 Volkswagen Taos, profile

The German automotive huge has invested around $four hundred million USD in its Puebla plant in planning for Taos manufacturing for abroad markets. The 2022 Taos is expected to arrive in U.S. showrooms by the conclusion of the 2nd quarter of 2021, and it will follow soon thereafter in Canada. The product will come with a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine developing 158 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, in association with a 7-velocity, twin-clutch automatic transmission. We however await for pricing on this product.

With Canada no lengthier having accessibility to a standard Golfing product as of this 12 months, VW lovers’ upcoming most effective alternative will come to be the new Taos.

2022 Volkswagen Taos, interior

2022 Volkswagen Taos, interior

2022 Volkswagen Taos photos