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Company VW has presented new off-road car Touareg

Off-road Touareg

Company Volkswagen has extended the official information on off-road car VW Touareg of the second generation. The world debut of this model will take place in March on a motor show in Geneva, and the European sales of a novelty start in the summer.

Long VW Touareg

At present it is known, that new VW Touareg on 40 mm became longer (its dimensional length has grown to 4758 mm) and on 20 mm below the predecessor, but thus weighs on 208 kgs less. In Europe the off-road car of the second generation will be originally accessible with three power-plants on a choice. These are two diesel motors — volume 3,0 both 4,2 litres and power of 237 and 335HP accordingly, and also the hybrid power-plant combining the 3,3-l engine with a mechanical supercharger (329HP) and the 46-strong electromotor.

Total return of this unit makes 374HP, and from 0 to 100 km/h hybrid Touareg is dispersed for 6,5 sec. Only on electrodraught such car can move on speeds to 45 km/h.

VW Touareg

Interior VW Touareg

Interior VW Touareg

Besides, all versions VW Touareg already "in base" will receive new 8-step "automatic machine" Aisin and an adaptive pneumosuspension bracket, and also system stop start which stops the engine at a stop. In the list of options — system of tracking a marking and active headlights of head light.

All-wheel drive transmission VW Touareg essentially has not changed is still constant full drive with differential Torsen. However lowering transfer and blocking of the central and back interwheel differential will be accessible now only at the order of an additional package of options in which 8-step "automatic machine" change on 6-step, with other transfer numbers. In the same package the system of circular review Area View will be accessible.

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