Showing posts in the category of VW Touareg

Facelifted VW Touareg V6 TDI Averages 6.6 L/100KM [49 New Photos]


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VW has released fuel economy figures for the facelifted VW Touareg, as well as equipment details ahead of the model’s European market launch this autumn.

Now You Wrecked it for Real Mr. Tow Trucker…


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Common sense dictates that, when transporting a car on a lift, and especially a heavy one like the VW Touareg, you ought to be super diligent on the road.

VW Prices Facelifted Touareg from €52,125 in Germany, Reveals R-Line Packages


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The refreshed VW Touareg is now available to order in Germany with prices starting from €52,125 ($69,855) for the base 3.0-liter TDI V6 model.

Five Coolest SUVs for $10,000: eBay Hunting Part 3


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In eBay Hunting Part 1, we brought you six sports cars you could buy for $6,000 or less. In Part 2, we listed some gorgeous V12 luxury cars available at discounted rates. In this edition, we bring you a collection of cool SUVs available on a budget.

Quick Thinking and Brilliant Reaction Saves the Day for VW Touareg


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If aquaplaning gives you the chills, just imagine a large truck losing traction on the wet, folding in two and speedily sliding towards your way from the opposite direction.

Refreshed 2015 Volkswagen Touareg to Bow in Beijing


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The uninspiring but talented Volkswagen Touareg has just been given its first major overhaul since this shape of vehicle was launched, back in 2010/2011. Its badge and wide spread of abilities have made it popular, even though it felt like a different kind of car to its predecessor which was a chip off the old Bentley (Continental) block.

Watch These Rides Roll On Colossal Wheels


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Reactions about the heavily customized cars you're about to watch in the following clips will likely be either positive or negative, depending on which side of the fence you pump your fist, but something tells us you won't be indifferent.

VW Celebrates Touareg's 10th Anniversary with X Limited Edition Diesel in the U.S.


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Just as it did in Europe a year ago, VW will offer the Touareg X limited-edition model in the U.S. to mark 10 years since the introduction of its first mid-size luxury SUV. Based on the TDI Clean Diesel Lux trim, the VW Touareg X will be built in a limited series of 1,000 units and will be priced from $56,170 (€41,435).

VW Replaces 2.5L Inline-Five with New 170HP 1.8L TSI Turbo in the U.S. for 2014MY


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It's the end of the line for Volkswagen's venerable 2.5-liter five-cylinder gasoline engine in the States as the German carmaker announced today that it will gradually replace it with a new 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection four-cylinder TSI on the Jetta, Beetle, and Passat models.

Built in a new VW factory in Silao, Mexico, the EA888-codenamed 1.8-liter unit delivers the same output as the 2.5L unit at 170hp, but peak torque is improved by seven lb-ft at 184 lb-ft and is delivered much lower in the rev range, while the Germans say that is also offers significant fuel mileage gains - up to 17 percent on the highway in the Beetle, for example.

Spied: Volkswagen Preparing Touareg II for its First Makeover


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In less than 12 months from now, the second generation of the Volkswagen Touareg SUV will hit the four-year mark, and we all know what that means for modern-day German cars: yes, it's facelift time, which is why the Wolfsburg-based company is taking out disguised prototypes for testing.

The strategically placed black camouflage of this Touareg hints at a redesign for the front and rear ends, but we won't be able to say for sure until VW begins to peel back the layers of plastic wraps. A light touch up of the interior and its equipment features and gadgets could also be in store.

MT Pits the All-New 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Against the VW Touareg V6 TDI


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Jeep seems to be really proud of what it has achieved with the Grand Cherokee, now that it has been redesigned for the 2014 model-year. It can be seen in the way they show it off, the style of writing that they use to promote it, and in the fact that that they gave it a credible SRT version. Now, fuel-conscious buyers can rejoice, because Jeep's flagship offering can be had with a torquey and efficient diesel engine.

VW Touareg Falling Through Ice on Live Television Looks Laughably Fake, Yet it Made the News


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What are the chances of a reporter filming a car allegedly stranded on a frozen lake capturing the moment that it collapses through the ice? We thought so.

The video that has been circulating on the internet these past couple of days was allegedly shot in Utterslev Mose, a large wetland and park located in Northern West Copenhagen, Denmark.

VW Launches New Touareg R-Line, Drops Prices of CC in the UK


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The Volkswagen brand is expanding the range of its Touareg SUV in Britain with the addition of a new R-Line trim that is based on the Altitude. According to VW, the R-Line adds a host of extra equipment features and unique styling cues, worth over £4,000, for a premium of £750.

Watch a Tug of War Between a VW Touareg V10 TDI and a Chevrolet Silverado Duramax V8


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It seems that pickup truck owners throughout the country have a thing for competing in amateur pulling contests.

Only a couple of weeks ago, we witnessed the finesse, skill, and let's not forget, the…ahem…sportsmanship between two drivers in a Chevrolet Silverado and a diesel-powered Dodge Ram Cummins battling it out on a parking lot before they moved on to challenge each other in a traditional fist fight.

So, what do we have in this video, that was brought to our attention by reader Patrick K.?

Volkswagen Exec Confirms Development of Smaller and Larger SUVs than the Tiguan


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We knew for some time that Volkswagen officials were warming up to the idea of expanding the brand's lineup of SUVs with new models, and now, a spokesman for the German automaker has confirmed the news.

Speaking to Autonews, VW spokesperson Peter Thul told the publication that the company has decided to build two models, including a compact SUV smaller than the Tiguan and the other, a larger crossover with a seven-seat layout to appeal to North American drivers and offer an alternative to minivans.

Volkswagen Marks Touareg's 10th Birthday with Special Edition X


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It has been 10 years since Volkswagen entered the mid-size crossover segment for the very first with the Touareg Mk1 that was displayed for the world to see at the 2002 Paris Motor Show.

To commemorate the Touareg's 10th anniversary, the German carmaker has prepared a limited edition version of the second-generation model, appropriately named "X" (the Roman symbol for 10), which sports a number of special features.

Volkswagen Touareg Treks From Melbourne to St. Petersburg in Record Time


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Take note: 17 days, 18 hours and 49 minutes is the all-new world record for a trip spanning from Melbourne, Australia, to St. Petersburg Russia. The trip was performed with a Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI and spanned 23,000 kilometers (14,000 miles), nine different countries and over two major bodies of water.

Very Nice: VW Driver Goes through a Swimming Lake, then Wonders Why Bathers are Pissed Off


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Who needs "reality TV" when you have all these golden moments caught on camera?

A seemingly tipsy driver of a Volkswagen Touareg thought he would impress the men, woman and children playing around and swimming in a lake by showing off his vehicle's off-road and in-water credentials.

For some reason, the skinny-dippers didn’t appreciate the move and attacked the driver and the passenger of the German SUV.

Watch Some 9,600 Tuned Ponies Unleashed on the Moscow Drag Strip


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With most tuned cars participating in the most recent races at the Moscow Unlimited 500+ event either approaching or in some cases, even surpassing the €1.3 / US$1.7 million Bugatti Veyron in power, things are bound to get interesting.

In the first video we have a Porsche 911 Turbo by Switzer rated at 950hp racing against a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 with a 1,100hp 7.2-liter supercharged V8, a Volkswagen Touareg TDI V10 (or W12) with 1,200-horses under its hood and another Grand Cherokee SRT-8, this time with a twin-turbocharged 7.2-lit V8 producing 1,200hp.

Volkswagen Mulling a Mid-Size SUV for the U.S. Market


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True to its mantra of leaving no segment of the car market unattended, Volkswagen is now pursuing the presentation of mid-size SUV for North America. Such a model would be about the same size as the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes GLK.

"There's a great opportunity for us for a mid-size SUV in the U.S. that would be positioned between the smaller Tiguan and larger Touareg SUVs," said Volkswagen of America CEO Jonathan Browning, during an Automotive Press Association event in Detroit.