The candy white colored diesel variant of Volkswagen Ameo has been spied in Maharashtra for the overall testing, including engine, performance, as well, according to the report from carwale. Volkswagen Ameo is newly introduced with the petrol engine in the Indian market and now, the German carmaker plans to launch the diesel variants.
As per the reports, the Ameo diesel models will introduce with the new 1.5-litre diesel engine to increase the performance of the vehicle. In fact, the 1.5-litre engine has been introduced in 2014 in the Indian-specific Polo and Vento models. In the present, the company is working on the new generation 1.5-litre engine, which will be rated 108bhp of power and 230Nm of torque. Whereas the predecessor generates 89bhp of power in the Polo and 103bhp in the Vento sedan and 230Nm.
Being a German-engineering based car, the Ameo diesel will get the 5-speed manual gearbox and 7-speed DSG options. Ameo is the first sub-4metre sedan from Volkswagen in India and specially designed for the Indian customers. The diesel variants expected to launch in the coming festival period with an aggressive price tag.
Speaking about the design, it comes with the Polo based platform with the attractive design of exterior colored bumpers and interior equipment. The standard features like cabin, upholstery, infotainment system, etc received from the Indian-bound Polo hatchback and Vento cars.
Volkswagen has been introduced the special Ameo service packages, Volkswagen Care and Volkswagen CarePlus with 3years and 4years of warranty. Moreover, the Ameo customers get road-side assistance, 24×7 support and free inspection services. The packages will be applied to the diesel versions of the compact sedan, which is offered in five colors, Toffee Brown, Candy White, Blue Silk, Carbon Steel and Reflex Silver.
Ameo Price: Rs. 5.14 to 6.91lakh (Mumbai Ex-showroom)