Group Landmark owned Volkswagen dealerships in Gujarat has etched its name in the Asia Book of Records (ABR) and India Book of Records (IBR) for ‘maximum single model Volkswagen vehicles sold by a dealer in a single day’. The company was honoured at a ceremony in New Delhi, where ABR & IBR officials handed over the certificate for the record to Garima Misra, Managing Director, Group Landmark. Deliveries of the new Volkswagen Virtus across India commenced last month. On the first day of delivery i.e. 21st June 2022, the company delivered over 165 units of the all new global sedan, Volkswagen Virtus across Gujarat.
Commenting on the stellar achievement, Sanjay Thakker, Chairman and Founder, Group Landmark, said, “We are absolutely thrilled to receive this honour from Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records. The new record is a testament to not only Group Landmark’s expansive network but also the delightful customer experiences the brand promises and continues to deliver. The achievement also serves to demonstrate the phenomenal response that the new Volkswagen sedan has received from customers across Gujarat.” He added, “As we go forward, our customers can be certain that Group Landmark will continue to be the premier one-stop destination for their car-buying needs.”
Garima Misra, Managing Director, Group Landmark, added, “We were certain that Volkswagen Virtus would reignite the premium midsize sedan segment and the overwhelming response from customers acts as a testament. The fact that Group Landmark’s name is now registered in the Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records is an incredible honour and it is our endeavour to continue offering our customers the best of products & services.”
The striking, exhilarating, and German-engineered Volkswagen Virtus is an embodiment of the Brands’ core DNA of superior build quality, safety, and a fun-to-drive experience. Based on the MQB A0 IN platform, the Virtus truly represents a global sedan lineage and is specifically designed to meet the mobility needs of the aspirational Indian customers in the segment.
The Volkswagen Virtus is offered in the Dynamic and Performance line variants, loaded with best-in-class features. It is powered by the globally acclaimed TSI technology and is available in 2 engine and 3 transmission options.
The Performance Line is equipped with the 1.5l TSI EVO engine with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) that comes with 7-speed DSG transmission, delivering peak power of 110 kW (150PS) from 5000 to 6000 rpm range and peak torque of 250Nm at 1600 to 3500 rpm. The Dynamic Line 1.0l TSI engine is mated to 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic torque converter, delivering 85kW (115PS) power ranging from 5000 to 5500 rpm and 178 Nm of torque at 1750 to 4500 rpm.
The New Virtus is available in six striking colors that customers can choose from – Wild Cherry Red, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, Curcuma Yellow, Candy White and Rising Blue.