This VW Touareg’s eight-cylinder diesel unit produces 415 HP and 664lb-ft of torque.
Quite a few premium models were surprisingly difficult to move in 2017 and 2018.
VW’s marketing chief, Jurgen Stackman, believes the new Touareg V8 TDI will become a collectable.
The new 3.0 TSI joins the two diesels in the Touareg’s UK range and starts at £52,635.
The new VW Touareg V8 TDI launches in European markets in May.
The 2019 Touareg came out on top in the Passenger Vehicles category and was named ‘a timeless elegant all-rounder’.
The VW Touareg fancies itself a genuine rival to the likes of the BMW X5 and Audi Q7.
Despite facing serious charges, it’s unlikely that the four German nationals will ever be extradited to the US.
The video offers the first look at the T-Cross subcompact crossover, minus driving impressions.
Watch the 2019 Volkswagen Touareg accelerate from 0 to roughly 140 mph.
Ford and General Motors dominate the list as they’re dropping sedans due to shifting consumer preferences.
This is ABT Sportsline’s first encounter with the new-gen Volkswagen Touareg, so other updates will likely follow in due course.