The 2018 VW Touareg that will be launched in the upcoming year will be entirely different as compared to its current design. The VW Company is being extremely cautious about not revealing any specifics about the newest model. Right from the exterior to the safety features everything is set to be given an upgrade.
2018 VW Touareg Redesign – Platform and Design
The platform of the redesigned Touareg will be same as the VW MLB Evo. However, the same platform has been shared by Q7 versions of Audi. The overall weight will be reduced while the performance of the car will also be better. It will also be longer as well as wider than its previous version.
Its overall silhouette will be sharper and the modernized. The front end of the car will be given a very modern look along with the rear end also. Also, the headlights will be sleeker while the front grille will also be larger. The design of the bumper will be amped up and the front will have DRLs in the shape of C. Furthermore, the design of the taillights will also be modified to give a very sharp and sleek look.
More Space Inside the Cabin
The interior of the 2018 VW Touareg will be plush in its design. There will be more space inside the cabin which will make the new SUV very comfortable for the passengers. The quality of the material that will be used in the Touareg is also better which would add to the luxuriousness of the cabin. Its center screen will be huge and will be operated by Gesture Control technology. There will be a digital panel at the center which will make reading the instruments a lot easier.
Engine Specs of the 2018 VW Touareg
The 2018 VW Touareg will have a 3.6-liter V6 engine that will produce 280 HP. This engine will have an eight-speed automatic transmission. Its city/highway fuel economy is 17/23 mpg.
After a few months, a hybrid variant of the engine may also be introduced through that will not be possible in the initial few months of the launch. The current Touareg Hybrid is powered by 3.0 V6 TSI petrol engine, which together with electric motor makes hybrid powertrain. This hybrid SUV has a power of 375 hp and 428 lb·ft of torque.
Its combined fuel economy is about 40 mpg, which is really fantastic. We believe that redesigned Touareg for 2018 will keep this hybrid powertrain in the offer.
Availability, Price and Competitors
It is likely that the 2018 VW Touareg would be launched in the first few months of the upcoming year.
Though the price would be announced by the makers, it is being speculated based on the current price of Touareg that the price of the base model would be minimum $43,600.