VW Touran R-Line launched – UK
Gaurav Malik, A fellow wheeler who has been associated with Indian Autos Blog since December 2011 and a huge fan of SUVs. What's my favorite one you ask? It has to be the Range Rover!
Features interior and exterior styling updates.
In the UK, Volkswagen has given the VW Touran the R-Line treatment. The vehicle gains interior and exterior styling updates to enhance the sporty appeal of the vehicle.
The VW Touran R-Line features unique front and rear bumpers, radiator grille, side skirts and chrome strip for the rear bumper. The new 18-inch “Marseille” alloys and R-Line badges completes the list of external changes.
Inside, the MPV gets ‘Black Lead Grey’ inserts in the dashboard, center console and the doors. In addition to that, the Touran R-Line gets a black roof lining, grey stitching on the leather-trimmed three-spoke multi-function steering wheel featuring aluminum inserts and R-Line logo. The seats get contrasting micro-fiber side bolsters and R-Line logo on backrests of front seats. Rounding it off are the stainless steel pedals and R-Line sill protectors.
The Touran R-Line is available with a selection of turbocharged petrol and diesel engine options. The 1.4 TSI has an output of 150 PS and is mated to six-speed manual or a seven-speed DSG. The 2.0 TDI is tuned to deliver 150 PS and 190 PS and comes mated to a six-speed manual or six-speed DSG.
The Touran R-Line range starts from £27,740 (INR 26.22 lakhs) and goes all the way to £31,505 (INR 29.81 lakhs).