2017 Volkswagen Touareg - design, changes, engine, video
After two years, Volkswagen is going to present new (the third) generation of its crossover Volkswagen Touareg. It is known that 2017 Volkswagen Touareg will be little larger than its predecessor and will be able to accommodate up to seven passengers including the driver, while the current version of Volkswagen Touareg fits five people. World premiere of 2017 Volkswagen Touareg can be expected to be in September 2017 at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt.
2017 Volkswagen Touareg: Exterior
Most likely, the third generation of Volkswagen Touareg will be seriously updated receiving evolutionary design changes with new style that will provide 2017 Volkswagen Touareg more luxurious and premium appearance. According to unofficial information, 2017 Volkswagen Touareg will be based on upgraded MLB Evo modular platform, which is used on the new generation of Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentayga. Despite the extra centimetres, 2017 Volkswagen Touareg will weight less than the second generation through variety usage of bodywork composite materials. If the information is reality, we can expect that the third generation of Volkswagen Touareg will lose weight over 300 kg and its total mass weight will be below 2 tonnes.
2017 Volkswagen Touareg: Technical Specs
According to rumors, the company will offer number of engine options, in particular, new 300 horsepower diesel motor, gasoline V-shaped six cylinder engine rated at 330 HP and hybrid unit with rechargeable batteries from an electrical outlet. The composition of the hybrid power plant will consist of 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine and electric motor with lithium-ion batteries. The total capacity of the power will be 373 HP and maximum torque reaches 700 Nm. It is expected that hybrid can overcome 55 km in electric mode and its average fuel consumption will amount to 1.7 liters.
2017 Volkswagen Touareg: Video