Volkswagen Virtus Spotted Front
The car will come with typical Volkswagen styling

The Volkswagen Virtus has been spotted in Sweden!

A heavily camouflaged Volkswagen Virtus has been spotted in Sweden as the German marque continues to test its Vento successor in winter conditions.

Based on the same MQB-A0-IN architecture as the Taigun compact SUV, this new C-segment sedan will come with a long 2651 mm wheelbase.

Side Profile
It will come with 2 turbocharged petrol engine options and both manual and auto gearbox choices

The shape of the car is very similar to that of the Skoda Slavia. But, the front end and rear section of the Virtus will have the traditional Volkswagen design while the wheels will be different too.

Similarly, Volkswagen will give a different design to the C-segment sedan’s dashboard and the list of equipment of the Virtus should go one-up on the Slavia which comes with all the features one would need.

Expect a digital instrument cluster, a 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen, ventilated seats, sunroof, wireless app connect, full LED lights, as many as 6 airbags and other safety tech to come with the car.

Volkswagen Virtus Spotted Rear
The C-segment sedan should have more than enough boot space for its class

Customers will be given the option to choose between a 3-cylinder 1.0-litre TSI (115 PS and 178 Nm) and a 4-cylinder 1.5-litre TSI (150 PS and 250 Nm) motors. A 6-speed gearbox will be the mainstay, while a 6-speed auto for the smaller engine and 7-speed DSG for the more powerful mill will also be on offer.

Set to be unveiled in February and introduced to the market by the end of April this year, the Virtus, along with the Slavia should give life to the dying sedan market in the country.

Volkswagen Virtus Spotted
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