Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) has announced plans to produce and export the Skoda Kushaq LHD from its factory in Aurangabad, Maharashtra for global markets. Skoda Kushaq LHD “Made in India” will soon be exported to global markets. It is SAVWIPL’s third car, after the Volkswagen Taigun and Volkswagen Virtus, to be distributed in international markets. In India, the Skoda Kushaq is available in two petrol engine options – a 1.0TSI and a 1.5TSI mated to manual and automatic gearbox options.
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Piyush Arora, MD, SAVWIPL said: “Since its world premiere in India last year, the ŠKODA KUSHAQ has created a strong market presence and contributed significantly to the success of the brand and the Group in India. This world-class SUV, which will soon head to international markets, will showcase the excellence of Indian manufacturing on the world stage. With each new model we export, we move closer to our goal of making India an export hub for the VW Group globally. With its outstanding design, build quality and performance, we are confident that the KUSHAQ will be a phenomenal success in other markets as well.
SAVWIPL will soon export the Skoda Kushaq LHD from its Indian factory.
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Last February, SAVWIPL began exporting the Volkswagen Taigun, the first in the line of vehicles built on the MQB-A0-IN platform. The group also celebrated a milestone in its journey to India in March 2022, having produced 15 lakh units at its manufacturing plants in Pune and Aurangabad, India.
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The Group recorded its highest first-half sales in its history in India, with 52,700 units sold from January to June 2022. In the first six months of 2022, SAVWIPL sales increased by 200% by a year to year.