F: Volkswagen Lupo (Motorbeam)
NEW DELHI – After turning Nissan Datsun brand as a cheap car, now the German car manufacturer Volkswagen (VW) also has plans to produce cheap cars for the global automotive market.
For in India, the cheapest VW VWPolo, while for the automotive market is gobal VW Up!. In India, the launch of the VW Up! delayed until 2014 to come, because the price is still relatively high in India.
The plan, VW also plans to build low-cost vehicles priced below Rp100 million and will use the platform A00 is used on VW Lupowhich was first launched in 1998 and discontinued in 2005.
By using the old platform, VW willbe able to save money in the process of production, research and development. Thus was launched Motorbeam, Thursday (03/22/2012).
In addition, the planned vehicle will be produced locally and will make a new factory dedicated to producing inexpensive cars. Network system will be made separately and VW plans cheap car will be launched by 2015.