Volkswagen Touareg or 2017 VW Touareg is a luxury SUV that was developed specifically between VW, Audi and Porsche cars for the sake of creating a platform that can be used together. The result is an SUV platform that is also used by the Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7. Tangible five-door luxury SUV Volkswagen Touareg was in the SUV and crossover segment premium. Volkswagen segment is targeting high position parallel to the Touareg premium SUV made by BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
Engine and Performance
2017 VW Touareg standard version of the latest release has two options namely petrol and turbodiesel engines. Both use the same configuration with the option V6 engine capacity 3.600cc and 3.000cc. Strength varies between 240 and 280 horsepower with the support of eight-speed automatic transmission as standard.
2017 VW Touareg excels in luxury and comfort that characterizes the car. Prestige when driving has also become a matter of pride considering VW positioning it in the same slot as a premium SUV manufacturer of luxury. Features offered plentiful for pampering passengers and the driver. Volkswagen Touareg cabin is very luxurious with lots of wood accents are authentic. Dashboard is simple but charming with Teutonic design. Unlike its competitors, the VW Touareg did not fill the third row seats which define the only car capable of carrying five passengers.
Exterior and Performance
Design of 2017 VW Touareg is designed so that can compete with the competitors from class manufacturers BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Her profile was stout and tough with high ground clearance in order to bulldoze all terrain. Volkswagen Touareg SUV retains the original DNA as a tough car and available across off-road terrain, although specifically designed as a luxury SUV that emphasizes comfort. This car even specifically designed to be capable of pulling heavy loads, such as a trailer or caravan. From one of his ads, Volkswagen Touareg is even able to pull a Boeing 747.
Disadvantages Volkswagen Touareg is at a higher price than the two other cars that use the same platform. Volkswagen Touareg first generation was born in 2002 using the PL71 platform of the results of joint projects are also used Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7. However, the design and technical side of the car is different between one model and other models. The second generation of its production was launched in 2011 and survived until now. Historically, the Volkswagen Touareg was always advertised as tough SUV that is able to bulldoze every field, from a snowy field to pull a Boeing 747. VW Touareg is also a mainstay in the most vicious rally racing world and become a champion several times.