Volkswagen India, the Indian subsidiary of Europe’s largest auto maker, has announced the launch of a new limited edition of it Vento sedan. Named as the new Vento Konekt, the new special variant comes loaded with a gamut of entertainment and connectivity features. The new Konekt package for the Vento is available only on Comfortline and Highline variants and brings along a Blaupunkt infotainment system that supports GPS navigation and hands-free and Bluetooth telephony. This hi-tech system is integrated into the car’s centre console and boasts of a 7-inch TFT touchscreen interface. This new-age system supports USB connectivity, iPhone and latest Igo-Navtech maps.
For the rear seat passengers, the new Konekt package for the Vento offers an Android-powered Bluetooth-enabled 8-inch Blaupunkt tablet with 3G-compatibility, twin-SIM functionality and Wi-Fi support. The tablet boasts of a HD colour display and offers features like live television, Internet radio, weather updates and live stock market feeds. This tablet also allows the rear passengers to access social media apps like Facebook and Twitter, along with enabling them to make video calls with a 3G data connection. The passengers can also locate the nearest Volkswagen dealer/service centre using this tablet. Other new features that the Konekt package offers include leatherette seat covers and ‘Konekt’ badging. The Vento Konekt is on sale at all Volkswagen dealerships across the country.
Speaking at the launch of the limited edition Vento Konekt, Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said “With their fast-paced, active lifestyles, our customers demand seamless, 24×7 connectivity and digital entertainment in their car. The Vento Konekt fully addresses this requirement; the package offers the latest in GPS navigation, Bluetooth telephony and social network connectivity. The Android-powered tablet at the rear also means that dozens of useful apps and games are never more than a click away. We’re sure that our customers will quite enjoy the Vento Konekt experience.”