Showing posts in the category of VW Touareg

ABT Sportline's 290 PS Touareg TDI Should Give You That Extra "Boost"

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Since last time we checked, this was still 2015 and people who couldn't afford a really fast SUV or a hybrid model, had to settle for a turbo-diesel one instead.

VW Touareg Sets Average Speed Record Over 1,000 KM Of Driving on Frozen Lake Baikal

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A stock VW Touareg has set a new record for “the greatest average speed developed by a stock car over the 1,000 km distance of Lake Baikal” in Russia.

JE Design's Pumped VW Touareg is What We Call 'Diesel SUV Royalty'

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And to be clear, we're not just going to talk about SUVs here. This car has so much power and torque that it might just handle anything you throw at it.

VW Golf R Takes on Touareg V8 TDI in Unconventional Drag Race

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Well this is awkward. We're usually used to seeing supercars go at each other, not diesel SUVs and hatchbacks. Still, none of these two cars could be called "slow" in any way.

All-New Audi Q7 Shows Up On Video

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The second generation Audi Q7 has improved on the first model in just about every possible way. Now we can finally catch a glimpse of it in motion.

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.