2015 Volkswagen Touareg (facelift) revealed [Update – Live images]
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Update – Live images of the 2015 VW Touareg added to the gallery.
Volkswagen has announced that it would show the 2015 VW Touareg (facelift) at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show.
The facelifted SUV gets cosmetic changes such as bigger bi-xenon headlamps, bigger grille and a new bumper. The rear sees updates to its bumper and diffuser. The car stands on a fresh alloy wheel design and also new are interior upholstery shades.
While all engine options are retained, the European-spec V6 TDI gains a new catalytic convertor that makes it Euro 6-compliant. Standard equipments for the new Touareg will include low rolling-resistance tyres along with start/stop systems.
The Touareg also gets post-collision braking system and an integrated coasting function. VW’s 8-speed automatic gearbox will be standard across all variants and the Touareg’s existing cruise control system will also include a city braking function.
The SUV measures 4,795 mm in length, 1,940 mm in width, 1,732 mm in height and gets a wheelbase of 2,893 mm. It gets a double wishbone suspension set up at the front and a multi-link setup for the rear.
2015 VW Touareg – 2014 Beijing Auto Show – Image Gallery
2015 VW Touareg – Image Gallery
2015 VW Touareg – Press Release
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