According to earlier announcements, the new generation of Volkswagen’s SUV models, the Touareg, is coming this year. Depending on the market, 2018 VW Touareg will bring various innovations. According to some sources, the new generation model will first be offered in the market of Europe. Later, new model will fly over the pond.
In its third generation, 2018 Touareg, arriving more advanced and modern than what we’ve been able to see. In any case, after the announcement of the new generation VW Tiguan SUV, as well as the promotion of a brand new Atlas SUV, coming soon, and VW Touareg 2018.
As we used to, offer powertrain is different for customers in the ‘Old Continent’ than for customers in the US market.
Customers in the US market, will continue to offer a version with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. This engine possesses 280 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The engine is fitted with an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and Sport mode, with 4Motion AWD system. With all this, the data on fuel consumption, which is 17 city/23 hwy mpg.
For customers in Europe, Volkswagen is preparing innovations under the hood. VW Touareg 2018 should be awarded to the drive unit with the new Audi Q7.
It has been confirmed that it will be offered versions of turbo diesel engine with 300 horsepower and a V6 petrol engine with 330 horsepower. With this option, mentioned version with V10 power unit. In addition to a possible 2018 VW Touareg V10, the third-generation model should offer and Plug-In Hybrid version.
As a special novelty, is also mentioned new enhanced 10-speed DSG transmission with double clutch.
Hybrid Power System
2018 VW Touareg Hybrid will ‘borrow’ hybrid drive system of the Audi Q7 e-tron. This means that under the hood find a 3.0-liter TDI unit in combination with the electric motor of 94 kW, Li-Ion battery-packs and quattro drive system and an 8-speed tiptronic transmission. This system provides an output of 373 horsepower, with 700 Nm of torque. An important factor is fuel economy, which averages 1.7 l/100 km.
2018 VW Touareg Design
The hybrid drive system and pallet engines are not all that connects the new 2018 Touareg and the new Audi Q7. Specifically, they will share the platform, too. This means that the new Touareg will be much larger than its predecessor. Consequently, the vehicle interior is more spacious. Thanks to the increased space inside the cabin, opens the possibility of installing a third row of seats.
The VW Touareg 2018 three-row version makes one of the biggest changes compared to the outgoing model. In addition, the new platform is made of modern lightweight materials. This significant impact on reducing the weight of vehicles, which causes greater efficiency and greater economy.
The design of the vehicle or its outer appearance is significantly changed. A large part of the changes introduced by the new model, are taken out of many concept models that were presented in the previous period. All these innovations provide more premium feel.
Moreover, the interior of the vehicle follows the same trend as the bodywork. High-quality materials, numerous decorations and a large number of benefits, constitute a new model advanced and innovative. VW Concept CrossBlue has served as inspiration for the interior of the 2018 VW Touareg.