If we can trust the latest reports, 2018 VW Touareg will come completely redesigned. This is a mid-size crossover, produced by the world’s largest manufacturer. It originally came in 2002 and there have been two generations so far. The current second-generation model is present since 2010, but the company prepares the third generation for the next year. So, you can expect plenty of new things from this popular crossover. In terms of base design characteristics, it will continue to share most of its parts with luxurious Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne models. It will get a new platform, just like these two, and is will come with a completely new styling and interior design. Also, an update of engine lineup certain. We expect its arrival somewhere in the second half of year.
2018 VW Touareg redesign
The 2018 VW Touareg will come completely new. The company prepares a complete redesign, which will bring plenty of new things. First of all, it will get a new platform, which will bring many benefits such as weight reduction, better driving characteristics etc. We will see many new things, but overall shape and dimensions will remain pretty much the same. Compared to the current model, 2018 VW Touareg will feature barely notable changes in dimensions. When it comes to styling, we will see plenty of new details, but there won’t be radical changes, which is pretty something that car makers do very rare. Most of the styling characteristics will be used from the recent T-Prime Concept, which presented us a future design language of the brand and many new design solutions too. The interior design will also be completely new, also using solutions from a new concept.
2018 VW Touareg engines
When it comes to powertrain, we expect 2018 VW Touareg to continue with familiar engines. There is a 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine, which is good for about 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque, which could receive some smaller modifications for this occasion. There is also a well-known 3.0-liter TDI diesel V6 engine. It comes in several different output configurations, starting from 220 horses.
2018 VW Touareg release date
The new 2018 VW Touareg will come somewhere in the second half of year. However, we still don’t know the exact date. When it comes to the competition, there are several potential rivals. There are models like Jeep Grand Cherokee, Kia Sorento, Ford Edge etc.