Recently, Volkswagen officially released the latest notice of the new Touareg, which will be officially released on May 24. As a mid-term facelift model, the exterior design of the new car has been significantly adjusted, and the configuration and power have also been upgraded. In addition, the new Touareg R will use a V6+ electric motor to form a plug-in hybrid system.
According to the latest preview, the new car is equipped with Volkswagen IQ.LIGHT HD matrix headlights. Each headlight is composed of 19,200 micro-LED light sources, enabling it to present interactive lighting effects. In addition, with the penetrating light strip design, The sense of technology on the front face has been significantly improved. In addition, the lower enclosure of the new car has also been upgraded, with a through-type vent design, which reduces the visual center of gravity and optimizes the air intake effect.
The side of the new car is basically unchanged, and the overall outline, waistline and window shape are consistent with the current model, and it is expected that only the details such as the wheel rim will be adjusted. At the rear of the car, a brand-new taillight is installed, and a penetrating light strip is used to echo the front face design. It is worth mentioning that this car will also become the first model with a luminous LOGO launched by Volkswagen in Europe.
The interior of the new car does not seem to be adjusted for the design. It still uses a full LCD instrument panel, a three-spoke multi-function steering wheel and a 15-inch central touch screen. In terms of configuration, the new car will be equipped with a brand new car-machine system, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connections, as well as high-resolution maps and lane-level navigation, and optional night vision system and HUD head-up display. In addition, the facelifted Touareg is also equipped with a new USB-C interface, and the charging capacity has changed from 15 watts to 45 watts; the material of the interior panels will also be updated, and the armrests of the front seats and the knee pads of the center console will be updated. soft material.
In terms of power, the new car still provides gasoline version, diesel version and plug-in hybrid power system. Among them, overseas diesel models still use 3.0T V6 diesel engines divided into low and high power, with maximum power of 231 horsepower and 286 horsepower, and maximum torque of 500 Nm and 600 Nm. In the gasoline version, the new car will also provide 2.0T four-cylinder and 3.0T six-cylinder engines with maximum power of 245 horsepower and 340 horsepower respectively, and maximum torque of 370 Nm and 450 Nm.
The normal version of the plug-in hybrid power system will use a combination of 3.0T + electric motor, with a combined power of 381 horsepower and a torque of 600 Nm; the R high-performance version is also a combination of V6 engine + electric motor, with a maximum power of 463 horsepower and a maximum torque of 600 Nm. is 700 Nm. These two plug-in hybrid systems are equipped with a 14.3kWh ternary lithium battery pack. The pure electric cruising range of the regular version of the eHybrid model is 47 kilometers, and the R version is 44 kilometers. In addition, all the above power systems are matched with an 8-speed automatic manual transmission and a four-wheel drive system.
It is worth mentioning that the new car has also upgraded the suspension calibration and optional dual-chamber air suspension, so that it has a higher bandwidth in comfort mode and sports mode. In addition, the new car will continue to provide optional active roll control system and rear-wheel steering system.