The 2018 VW Touareg is supposed to become another luxurious SUV with its three-row segment in its class. In fact, it is in rumor within the Volkswagen since 2011. Today, one can say that it is extremely late, but the manufacturer has confirmed its production. Experts have reported that several concepts like Cross Coupe, Cross Blue are previewed by VW.
A few sources have found some spy photos of 2018 VW Touareg three-row SUV. The sources have also reported that its front end seems to offer better grille and bumper design. This might incorporate the large MQB modular platform that has already underpinned Golf and new Tiguan.
2018 VW Touareg three-row SUV – In Action
While its three-row segment will be appealing, it will occupy reduction in overall weight with the proportioned use of different materials. Although one cannot get as much as information at present, some of the spied photos have revealed a few specs. It includes:
- Headlights will be seen at the front corners just below its hood cover.
- The hood will be slanting downwards towards the front grille.
- A slight horizontal bump will be seen at the bottom of its side doors.
- Taillights might be divided into two in which one part will be attached to its tailgate.
- One can see a bump on its fenders to offer better wheel movement.
In fact, experts get a leaked photos of 2018 VW Touareg three-row SUV that highlights some internal design. It is still unclear what types of materials will be used. But it clears that the person who will own this SUV is going to enjoy another top-class engineering from Volkswagen.
2018 VW Touareg three-row SUV – Engine Specs
It is expected to offer high-tech hybrid powertrain along with its normal engine variant. The concept model has revealed some of these facts at the latest car show. It has been found that 2018 VW Touareg might be equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 280 hp. It is possible to be coupled to a 6-speed transmission system. There is a possibility of adoption of a 10-speed transmission system.
Another engine variant of 2.0-liter diesel might get the green signal. It will be able to produce at least 200 hp. It is expected to hike in the original model. Its hybrid system will get a 94 kW battery. Also, it is supposed to be coupled to 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox. Volkswagen will surely offer a choice between front wheel drive and all-wheel-drive systems.
2018 VW Touareg three-row SUV – Price, Rivals, and Release Date
The 2018 VW Touareg three-row SUV is expected to come at the end of 2017. There is no clear evidence for its release date. It might get an official release at the beginning of 2018. The price of all-new Touareg is suspected of going around $30,000. There is much possibility of its hike at the time of its release. One has to wait till the automaker put some green light to these expectations.
Although 2018 VW Touareg is in the manufacturing stage, it has found some competitors. The main rivals will be from different manufacturer’s hub. Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, and Mazda CX-9 might be its top counterparts.