The Volkswagen Touareg 2018 arrives in the Spanish market in June
By: Fedora Atjeh | April 14, 2018
The third generation of the flagship of Volkswagen as far as all roads are concerned already has a date of arrival in the Spanish market and launch price: the Volkswagen Touareg 2018 will disembark in the dealerships in June and the first version that will be available will be associated with the engine TDI V6 of 286 HP, which will have a price of 74,835 euros.
The new generation of the Volkswagen Touareg was presented to the world a few days ago demonstrating an important leap in quality: bigger, with a new design and, above all, with a whole technological arsenal at the service of safety, comfort and connectivity . With four available mechanics, all diesel except a variant of gasoline, and all associated with the 4Motion all-wheel drive and the automatic double-clutch DSG eight-speed shift (by-wire).
This will bring the Volkswagen Touareg to the Spanish market
The first version of the Volkswagen Touareg 2018 chosen to reach the market is the V6 turbodiésel of 3.0 liters and 286 hp, part of the 74,835 euros already mentioned, price that does not have any type of discount or is associated with any campaign. The brand announces that a few weeks later will be available the less powerful variant, and therefore cheaper, of the range: the also TDI V6 3.0 but of 231 CV of delivery.
It will not be until the end of 2018, or early 2019, when the two remaining engines are launched in Spain, the 3.0-liter, 340-hp TSI petrol and the top-end represented by the 4.0-liter V8 TDI and 421 hp.
In the same way, the new Volkswagen Touareg will have a plug-in hybrid variant among its ranks, but at the moment there are hardly any data available on this eco friendly version, beyond that it will yield 367 HP. However, it is expected that it will reach the dealerships by 2019 or by 2020 at the latest.
A lot of personalization and a complete equipment
Three are the finishes with which the Volkswagen Touareg 2018 disembarks in the dealers of our country: Pure, Premium and R-Line. The announced price associated with the TDI of 286 HP corresponds to the first mentioned finish, the Pure, which includes standard features such as LED daytime running lights, Discover pro navigation system, App Connect in addition to the Volkswagen Media Control, the Car- Net Security & Service or 18-inch wheels in Cascade design.
There are also technologies such as the Lane Assist lane maintenance system, the intelligent Light Assist adaptive lights, as well as the parking assistant Park Pilot, traffic sign recognition system and adaptive cruise control with automatic braking Front Assist. .
The next Premium finish adds to the equipment the Elegance, Easy Open and Luz Vision design packages, as well as an anti-theft alarm, Park Assist autonomous parking assistant, rear view camera and Vienna leather seats. For its part, the top-of-the-line R-Line includes as standard the sporty design package that bears his name, as well as the Innovision Cockpit digital instrumentation, the Head-up display, panoramic sunroof and the designer wheels. Nevada in 20 inches.
The Volkswagen Touareg 2018 also offers a wide range of customization options, starting with the aforementioned design packages to which the Atmosphere and the Black Style are added, along with new body color options, several tire designs up to 21 inches and up to 30 chromatic versions for ambient lighting.
The most technological Volkswagen Touareg
Technology is undoubtedly one of the main demands of the third generation of the Volkwagen Touareg. Being designed on the new modular MLB platform, the German SUV integrates a wide range of technologies focused on entertainment, connectivity, safety and comfort. Among them are elements such as the closing of servo-assisted doors, different options for the taxi train and suspension, or the Car-net service with emergency call e-call.
The great protagonist in the Volkswagen Touareg 2018 is the Innovision Cockpit, featuring two screens: a 12-inch for the instrument panel and another multimedia located in the 15-inch center console, which integrates the Discover Premium navigation system and from the that the entire infotainment system is managed. To this is added the Head-up display, which projects information on the windshield thus avoiding distractions.
With regard to active and passive safety, Volkswagen incorporates the latest technology in this section in the new Touareg. As standard, in the basic finish, the German SUV has six airbags, anti-fatigue detector or the aforementioned Lane Assist, Light Assist and Front Assist.
Optionally you can add systems such as the night vision assistant, the traffic jam assistant Traffic Jam Assist, as well as the Cross Road Assist front for intersections, the Emergency Assist, the Park Assist Premium autonomous parking, the proactive system of protection for the Pre-Crash 360º occupants or the Turning Rear Assist rear turn seat.