We saw it for the first time at the Beijing Motor Show in April and shortly landed on European soil. We refer to Volkswagen Touareg 2014, deep upgrade one of the SUV medium-high range of reference worldwide.
From the aesthetic point of view, the renewed VW Touareg 2014 sports a frontal new bill, with new elements as the grill, headlights trapezoidal and bumper with ventilation openings in the sides. In the back, the bumper is more prominent, contributing to 'increase' the feeling of power and 'muscle' of this SUV. In this rear area, not go unnoticed fog LED lights, outlets integrated into the rear air diffuser exhaust reversing lights integrated in the bumper and the new Logo from VW visible on the tailgate.
Silhouette Volkswagen Touareg 2014 He is known for its dose of personality and elegance. In this side view Car features new designs alloy wheels (16 different combinations), among which include the design Arica 18 inch and 19 inch Salvador Masafi Talladega and 20 inches.
By inside, The most relevant changes in the Touareg 2014 They are located in the encoders aluminum system Climatronic air conditioning, also appreciate design changes to the chassis configuration controls and air cushion, the radio navigation system, adjusting mirrors and regulating air vents. The area of the center console happens to have a greater number of keys. Regarding the front seats, they may have a new lumbar adjustment manual operation, while supply of leather upholstery and wood inserts also increases.
Diesel and hybrid moment
New mechanical options Volkswagen Touareg 2014 which will be available in Europe initially they correspond to three engines Diesel and a hybrid variant (All are standard with 8-speed automatic transmission and the system Intelligent integrated 4MOTION). For the former, Volkswagen says its diesel range is already adapted to the antipollution standard euro 6. In the case of two TDI V6 3.0 blocks 204 and 262 CV CV (Previously 245 hp), both technical elements added as new one SCR-DPF catalyst module, special AdBlue and a catalyst locking removes excess ammonia. With all this, it is achieved by significantly reducing pollutant emissions NOx (nitrogen oxide), one of the Indispensable restrictions for new mechanical meet the requirements of the standard euro 6.
In terms of consumption and emissions, for VW Touareg 3.0 TDI V6 2014 204 hp an average expenditure of declaring 6.6 l / 100 km and 173 g / km of CO2. For its part, the version 2014 Touareg 3.0 TDI V6 262 hp BlueMotion Technology, homologated consumption is also 6.6 l / 100 km (174 g / km of CO2).
A step up in terms of power the engine will be offered V8 4.2 TDI 340 hp. The most powerful version of the new Touareg on European soil will correspond to Touareg Hybrid, with a total capacity of 380 hp and maximum torque of 59.14 mkg, which are extracted from a gasoline engine V6 TSI 333 hp and an electric motor-generator 38 kW (52 hp).
Chassis and technology
The new VW Touareg 2014 It presents several changes to the chassis, with a new address and a revised suspension system. The Touareg can be equipped optionally with a system of air suspension increasing ground clearance of Touareg up to 300 mm in off-road routes and restarts automatically shorten at high speeds (from 140 km / h). In addition, it has also been perfected Cruise Control Adaptive Cruise (ACC) with 'Front Assist', including assistant city emergency braking (now feature Stop-and-go).
He Driving assistant 'Area View' Touareg explores the environment through four chambers. Other important elements are the nines safety airbags, the lane keeping assistant 'Lane Assist', the system 'Side Assist', detecting approaching vehicles in adjacent tracks alerting the driver to not attempt to change lanes and intelligent lighting system 'Dynamic Light Assist', with automatic short-long and cornering light function lights.