The newest high-end VW Touareg SUV will be based on the Volkswagen MLB Evo platform. This is the identical platform on which was constructed the new generation of Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentayga. It will utilize Volkswagen’s MLB longitudinal engine structure, which can be shared by big Audi sedans and SUVs. Contrary to the Audi’s however, the Touareg is predicted to be slightly shorter. The Evo platform will enable the vehicle to be more fuel efficient and lighter to save on technology costs, the car weight, the complexity of the automobile and offer a possibility for extra luggage space.
New body panels like revised thin bi-xenon headlamps with running C- shaped LED daytime lights provides the Touareg a updated look. A full-width trapezoidal grille and improved lower back treatment will improve the classy appeal.
The slightly shorter wheelbase, makeshift exhaust systems, and ill-fitting body will among the significant features of the VW. It’ll feature an electronic gauge cluster to be placed behind the steering wheel, enhanced infotainment system and push assist features
The body of the Touareg is expected to be produced using Aluminum and lighter materials. This is going to be to boost efficiency and better control of the vehicle. The outer appearance of the vehicle is expected to be redesigned at which the front end of the vehicle will experience varied improvements including the addition of the VW trademark logo.
The interior will feature wooden black and brown trims to make it even more relaxing. The cabin will be full of diverse switches to control the vehicle attributes. An 11-inch touchscreen are also present to alert the driver of any abnormalities in the vehicle. The door panels will be altered along with the dashboard and instrument cluster updated with a state of the art technology.
The Volkswagen is expected to possess four-cylinder engines, with V6 and V8 engines also available. Rumors point the car will have a hybrid version with a 10-speed double clutch transmission, much like the one used on T-Prime GTE Concept, which will produce 205 horsepower. The engine of the vehicle will be approximately 185 pound-feet. The fuel efficiency of the vehicle is expected to be greater for reduced fuel use.
The 2018 VW Touareg is expected to arrive in 2017 and proceed to the market in U.S dealerships at the start of 2018. Having a complete makeover both on the inside and out, a refreshed engine on the table with improved gasoline and diesel engines, and an MLB platform to allow for greater inside packaging. The vehicle is expected to have a starting cost of less than $40,000.
Along with the well-known SUV, we anticipate its big brother VW Atlas, which is presented for the first time this season.