Volkswagen Taos prototype with new 1.5T engine exposed

A few days ago, we obtained a group of pictures of prototype cars from overseas media. The new car is positioned as a compact SUV, which will be sold on the same platform with Tiguan and compete with other models. < / P > < p > influenced by a series of factors such as emission doors and international environment, Volkswagen’s priority is to regain consumer information and seize market advantages. Johan de nyschen, chief operating officer of Volkswagen Group, said that a key factor for Volkswagen’s future success is to create models suitable for its region. As far as it is concerned, the era of centralized management of Volkswagen Group and command from headquarters is gone forever. On the contrary, VW headquarters will only make strategic planning direction and leave the specific implementation details to local departments. , < / P > < p > will be produced in the Volkswagen factory in Mexico, and will share technology with special models in the Chinese market. Like id.4, the launch of id.4 is also a milestone. The new car will be built on the MQB platform of Volkswagen and will adopt a new interior design style, which will be different from other SUVs. < / P > < p > in terms of power, Taos will be equipped with a 1.5T turbocharged in-line four cylinder engine with a maximum power of 158 horsepower, which will be matched by an 8-speed automatic transmission. The brand-new engine is evolved from the optimization of Volkswagen’s 1.4T engine, with many improvements in efficiency and power improvement. APS coating on the cylinder can significantly reduce friction, high-pressure injector provides better fuel atomization and more thorough combustion, reducing emissions.