Volkswagen launches the hyperconnected Vento Konekt

Volkswagen India has launched Vento Konekt, whose speciality is the multitude of connectivity options in the car.

Available on Comfortline and Highline variants of the Vento, the Konekt package includes a Blaupunkt infotainment system, with GPS navigation and hands-free, Bluetooth-enabled telephony. “Integrated into the centre console at the front, this high-end system features a high-resolution 7-inch TFT touchscreen colour display, the latest Igo-Navtech maps for navigation, USB connectivity and iPhone/iPod compatibility,” said the company in a statement.

Pricing was not disclosed.


The Konekt package also includes a rear-seat entertainment system, which features an Android-powered Bluetooth-enabled 8-inch Blaupunkt tablet with 3G-compatibility, twin-SIM functionality and Wi-Fi capability.

“With its HD colour display, this tablets lets rear seat occupants enjoy 16 channels of live television, Internet radio, weather updates, live stock market feeds and more. This high-end tablet allows users to access social media apps like Facebook and Twitter, use Google Maps for navigation, make video calls with a 3G data connection and even find the nearest Volkswagen dealer/service centre,” the German carmaker said.