Range-topping Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI with debut in Geneva

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If you thought powerful T-Roc R SUV will make its debut at 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Volkswagen has announced that range-topping will make its debut with eight-cylinder turbo diesel engine. Volkswagen Touareg with 4.0 liter V8 TDI offers an impressive 415hp and mammoth 900Nm of torque. The engine is mated with eight-speed automatic transmission and standard 4Motion AWD. The engine enables the Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI SUV to accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 4.9 seconds before hitting the electronically limited top speed of 155mph. What is more interesting is the fact that these figures are identical to T-Roc R.

Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI in Atmosphere equipment line

For customers who feel uneasy when they hear the term “Volkswagen” and “Diesel”, the German automaker claims that the new diesel engine complies with the new Euro 6d-Temp emission standard. Buyers won’t only have to be content with new powerful diesel engine, as Volkswagen is offering host of goodies in the package. For instance, there is air suspension, Vienna leather upholstery, power tailgate, comfort seats, an anti-theft alarm system, stainless steel pedals, automatic headlights, as well as automatically dimming exterior mirrors. In addition to it, range-topping Volkswagen Touareg comes with standard 19-inch Tirano alloys in place of Touareg V6 model’s 18 inch wheels.

The eight-cylinder diesel SUV will be made available with standard Elegance design package or the Atmosphere package. Elegance Design package offers an interior heavy and is dominated by metal and cool color tones. The latter package brings forth warmer ambiance with the help of wood and natural tones. Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI SUV will go on sale by the end of May in European market. Rest of range won’t be available in United States.

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