German Volkswagen has approved the launch of a series of 7-seat model based on a concept crossover CrossBlue. At the end of 2016, the first copies of new 2018 VW Touareg will descend from the conveyor in the US Volkswagen the factory Tennessee. The project will cost to a producer of $ 900 million.
2018 VW Touareg Changes
It is known that the new generation of Volkswagen Touareg crossover will be presented on the market in two versions with different wheelbase lengths. In addition, he will receive the extended due to a hybrid power plant range of engines and a completely new appearance.
This model has some transformers. The body was significantly restyled with sharper edges. There is a completely new front fascia. The lights have new shape and an increase of the side windows in the rear rack. In general, the vehicle remained recognizable, but now it is modern and sporty.
As it was before, this model will be much closer relative, to the Audi Q7. Volkswagen Touareg will be built on the MQB, which made the coupe to 50 kg lighter than its predecessor, despite the increase in its dimensions. The length of the new body added to 60 mm, the value is equal to the wheelbase has increased by 77 mm, the width increased by 30 mm and the height was reduced by 33 mm.
A small increase in the amounts allowed to make crossover’s interior more spacious and that’s why back row seats can be moved longitudinally by 180 mm. So depending on the position of the boot volume varies from 520 to 615 liters while the second row of folded backside chamber volume reaches 1615 liters.
2018 Touareg SUV Features
Drive, according to tradition, on the new Touareg can be front or full. This all-wheel drive system 4MOTION Active Control has acquired advanced features selectable operating modes. Also, the manufacturer specifies that the crossover is able to tow a trailer weighing up to 2.5 tons.
It seems that seriously refined SUV will get an evolutionary upgrade of its exterior, which can make the image of the model more luxurious and premium. It is too early to describe visual component. Continuing the design idea of this car, we can say that the body will be different with distinct straight lines, sleek, aggressive and at the same time will have a balanced view. Among other technical delights, we will see a digital dashboard, a huge number of a different driver assisting systems and perhaps even automatic controls.
For now, we’re not able to talk about the specifications, but we can assume that the 2018 Touareg SUV will get four-cylinder engines offered as an option for the base in the US hybrid version and 10-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission. New technical elements might include a digital cluster, as well as a variety of systems to assist the driver and possibly even some semi-autonomous technologies.
This model will be sold together with the Touareg, and therefore, the new model 2018 VW Touareg is likely to be positioned as a premium offer to leave room for an SUV, released in the United States. The new German touring terrain from Volkswagen will be presented at the Auto Show in New York. Specifications and stylish design, the latest technology will not leave unattended anyone who is a fan of big sports cars.