2018 VW Touareg Redesign
That complete redesign of the vehicle is not a cheap project, not for a major automobile manufacturer, increasingly confirmed themselves. The official confirmation of the development and the upcoming launch of the new generation Touareg SUV model is followed. 2018 VW Touareg was seen many times during the test drive. Camouflaged specimens have caused amazement and disbelief. The company was kind enough to explain why the test specimen 2018 VW Touareg has a body and a number of other elements identical to the Audi Q7 model.
New 2018 VW Touareg will debut in late 2016 or at the beginning of the next year. This is the third generation of the popular SUV model. Volkswagen has decided to modify it considerably. These changes have caused his relationship with the Audi Q7. The use of lightweight materials in the construction of body-panels, set up on a flexible MLB platform and increase in size in order to offer the 2018 Touareg with seven seats.
2018 VW Touareg Changes and Specs
The platform of the Q7 SUV, with only slightly shorter wheelbase served to test the possibilities of the new VW Touareg 2018 MY. The exterior design and the interior, will probably be a combination of seen concept models. Lately, there is no auto show on which VW was not present at least one concept SUV. These are models that largely introduced to the market, known names with novelties. In the case of this SUV model, on the appearance and its interior will have a major impact VW Blue Cross Concept. This concept in many opinions should get the green light for the possibility of mass production. Some sources are even cited that it will appear alongside the new Touareg 2018, ie as its variant but with three rows of seats.
As for the drive units, there are almost nothing about. 2018 Touareg could be equipped with four-cylinder engines. Some sources are specify that the two engines of the new Touareg SUV will be turbo diesel engine with 300 hp and V6 petrol engine with 330 hp. The new model could present a new 10-speed automatic transmission. For now, these are only rumors.
As for the 2018 VW Touareg Hybrid, its specification is almost completely known. The reason is that a complete hybrid drive is taken from the Audi Q7 e-tron model. The drive makes the 3.0-liter TDI engine, electric motor of 94 kW, li-ion battery, and quattro drive and the 8-speed tiptronic transmission. With an output of 373 hp, the model will have an average consumption of 1.7 liters per 100 km.
Since it is almost nearing the end of the first quarter of 2016, we are expected innovations and new details about the third generation Touareg model. If its release date is this year, the prototype could make its debut on the first next auto show.