2008 Volkswagen Touareg 2 Unveiled

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Old 09-09-2010, 04:53 AM
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Volkswagen has unveiled the next generation Touareg, dubbed (hehe) the Touareg 2. Let’s hope that while they were focusing on the redesign, they spent a bit of time improving reliability. More info and lots of photos after the jump.

Now granted, this is more of a facelift than an all-out redesign. Some of the changes include:

EXTERIOR

Volkswagen’s signature Waterfill grill to match the rest of the model lineup: chrome for the V6 FSI and matte chrome for the V8 FSI and V10 TDI
Redesign and restructure of the headlights: slightly wider with a subtle curve outward on the bottom
Turn signals have been repositioned lower on the front bumper, and their shape has been sharpened up
Side mirrors have slimmer, elegant lines
Roof spoiler is more pronounced
Taillights now sport LED lighting and a smoked, or darkened, color
Exhaust pipes are much larger with an oval shape and chromed
New colors available: Alaska Gray, Cranberry, Galapagos and White Gold
INTERIOR

New instrument cluster with larger full-color display screen
Redesigned luxury seating with 12-way power adjustments
Keyless start/stop button
PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENTS

3.6L VR6 FSI 280HP
4.2L V8 FSI 350HP
5.0L V10 TDI twin turbo 310HP/553ft-lb
Hydraulic brake Assistant has been added to the ESP (Electronic Stabilization Program) which prevents brake pressure build-up when the gas pedal is released suddenly
Active Rollover Protection (ARP) improves rollover stability
ESP Dry Braking improves braking ability in wet conditions by repeatedly engaging/disengaging the brakes slightly during braking
NEW PACKAGES

The Touareg 2 comes with three new packages: Lux, Lux Plus and Technologie.

Lux Package

Cricket Leather
Walnut Wood trim
Upgraded center console/armrest
12-way power passenger seats
Bi-Xenon headlights with AFS
Lux Plus Package (requires Lux Package on VR6 FSI)

Includes Lux Package
Keyless access with start/stop button
Dynaudio sound system
Four-zone Climatronic
Heatable rear seats
Technologie Package

DVD navigation
Upgraded sound system
Rear-view camera
Six-disc trunk-mounted CD changer
Aux audio input
Stand-Alone Options

Trailer hitch
Rear differential lock
19” alloy wheels (V6 only)
Four-corner air suspension with CDC (requires Lux package)
WARRANTY

All new Volkswagen automobiles come with 24-hour Roadside Assistance for four years/50,000 miles and new vehicle warranties:

Five-year/60,000 mile (whichever occurs first) Powertrain Limited Warranty
Four-year/50,000 mile (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty with wear and tear items and adjustments excluded after the initial 12 months/12,000 miles
12 year unlimited distance Limited Warranty against corrosion perforation.
PRICING

$39,320 for the V6 FSI
$48,320 for the V8 FS
$68,320 for the V10 TD


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Good Specifications. Its a Polite car.
 
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