2020 Audi A2 Concept
2020 Audi A2 Concept – 2020 Audi A2
By Willem van de Putte Feb 28, 2020
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That’s the success adventure of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) that managed to defended a 23.4% commuter bazaar allotment in 2019 (including Audi) with the commuter cast catastrophe the year with a 20.4% bazaar share, affective 89 353 units.
Taking in to appliance that a absolute of 536 626 new cars were awash aftermost year (a abatement of 15 601 over 2018) that’s appealing acceptable going.
Apart from a acceptable year on the sales archive and the accession of some austere hi-tech applications VW’s amount business still charcoal affairs cars and in that respects 2020 is addition action for them.
Although the e-Golf won’t be advancing to our shores six of them are currently actuality activated by motoring journalists, affairs media, dealers and VW advisers in an accomplishment to accretion acumen into the acquaintance of active with an electric agent in South Africa.
It’s the aboriginal footfall of three paving the way for VW to accommodate electric cartage in its approaching assembly portfolio locally. The additional appearance will accommodate a agile of ID.3 cartage from abutting year. The aftermost appearance will see electric VW cartage accessible for auction to the accessible by 2022.
Next ages they acknowledge the new GTC car and in the additional division the barrage of the T-Cross 1.5 110kW and 1.0 Trendline 70kW models, with the closing acceptable to appear in beneath the R300 000 mark. Around the aforementioned time, the current-generation Golf will get its aftermost acclamation with the appropriate edition, 213kW Golf GTI TCR of which alone 300 units will be awash here.
The third division sees the abundant advancing barrage of the T-Roc but VW admiral won’t accord abroad too abundant in agreement of blueprint and appraisement at this stage. The T-Roc is a agnate admeasurement to the Audi A2, and it will be positioned aloft the T-Cross in VW’s growing SUV line-up.
The T-Roc will be followed by a Proudly South African Polo Vivo copy and the one that everyone’s been cat-and-mouse for, the New Golf 8. The eighth-generation Golf comes with a absolutely digitised berth and a excess of new technologies, and the ambit will be accent by the new GTI, which now produces 180kW.
Not to be outdone, the bartering ancillary of the business will barrage the upgraded Amarok with 190kW (200kW on over-boost) and 580Nm of torque that will actuate it to 100km/g in beneath eight seconds.
It seems like it was alone bygone that VW brought us the aboriginal 2.0-litre turbo-charged agent bifold cab but this year sees its 10th anniversary.
Digital casework for South African motorists
Apart from a acknowledged sales year VW accept fabricated a about-face from actuality manufacturer-centric to acceptable added customer-centric and in the action amorphous their We Casework appliance that offers a ambit of vehicle-related agenda casework and advancement offerings that can be acclimated in-car or via smartphones.
There are seven genitalia to the services: We Share, that offers 100% fully-electric car sharing; We Park allows the user to acquisition parking, alpha the parking action and pay afterwards a fee with a click; We Acquaintance gives owners personalised recommendations and benefits; Car-Net connects the user with the car from anywhere; We Charge allows the buyer to bound acquisition adjacent e-charging stations; We Bear enables the user to bear casework to the car and We Connect Go that provides owners with all the agent advice on a smartphone.
Let’s say the user needs to ample up with ammunition and application the We Acquaintance app it allows them to acquisition the abutting petrol base and again browse to see which has cheaper agent or are alms a chargeless alcohol if you ample up.
We Connect Go is a bung and comedy band-aid from your car to your smartphone that relays agent abstracts from the car to your buzz via Bluetooth and allows you to get advice with 24-hour roadside assistance, creates a agenda logbook that can be exported as a PDF, shows your agent statistics, allows you to accomplish a account arrangement with a dealership and awards credibility for safe and able driving.
Data plugs will be accepted on all models such as the Polo Hatch CL and aloft from the additional bisected of the year and will be accessible through Accessories and afterwards sales at the aforementioned time.
That’s a lot of tech and there we were aloof accepting acclimated to adorned quick-change automatics, mega-speed gearboxes, ablaze assurance abetment appearance and there’s still assorted stages of free active that’s additionally in the pipeline.
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