2018 VW Touareg spied completely undisguised during promotional shoot

20/12/2017 - 02:03 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

The 2018 VW Touareg’s official debut is just around the corner. The all-new VW Touareg was recently spied completely uncamouflaged during its promotional shoot, courtesy Motor1.

2018 VW Touareg front three quarters spy shot
The third-gen VW Touareg rides on the MLB-Evo platform.

The 2018 VW Touareg was previewed by the VW T-Prime Concept GTE at Auto China 2016 and stays very close to it in terms of design. The third generation model features sportier styling, particularly at the front. Inside, it may have the influence of the VW Arteon and feature elements like 12.3-inch Active Info Display, glass-covered 9.2-inch Discovery Pro touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control, multi-colour ambient lighting, Nappa leather upholstery and more.

Volkswagen is likely to offer the MLB-Evo platform-based next-gen VW Touareg with a variety of 2.0-litre TSI turbocharged petrol and 2.0-litre TDI turbocharged diesel engines. The company may offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain similar to one the VW T-Prime Concept GTE was equipped with as well. The concept SUV’s powertrain (381 PS/700 Nm) comprises a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine (252 PS/370 Nm) and an electric motor (136 PS/350 Nm).

VW T-Prime GTE Concept front quarters at Auto Expo 2016
The 2018 VW Touareg is very close to the VW T-Prime Concept GTE (pictured) in terms of design.

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A recent report said that the 2018 VW Touareg will have its world premiere at Auto China 2018 in April next year. However, now it seems like the unveiling may take place much earlier. Production is already underway at the Bratislava plant in Slovakia.

[Image Source: Motor1]

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