Volkswagen India is all set to launch new 2012 Volkswagen Touareg SUV in the country very soon. Now rumor has it that the official launch will take place in next few months. The VW Touareg has already been unveiled for India at the Auto Expo held in January this year in New Delhi. The Touareg was since then spotted in various parts of the country while testing specially in Pune and is already been selling in numerous international markets.
This second generation model of Touareg will be positioned as the flagship SUV from Volkswagen India and would be placed just below Audi Q7 Crossover SUV. The 2012 Touareg is a five seater car and can be termed as a full grown SUV with on board processors that take care of the stability and handling. This is called the 4Motion system and has been developed exclusively for VW Touareg. This also enables the VW SUV in India to have descent control besides many off roading features that will make the sports crazy people in India go gaga.
VW Touareg will be launched in India in a single engine variant which is the 3L six valve TDI engine. This engine will be giving mammoth 240 bhp to the SUV with 550Nm peak torque enabling it to handle whatsoever terrain come in its way. In order to handle this much power, the VW Touareg will be available in eight speed automatic transmission that will also make it frugal contrary to other SUVs. Full-fledged eight airbags will be at service in the Touareg making it an impenetrable cocoon. Other safety features include, ABS, EBD and stability program. 18 Inch alloys, LED daytime running lights, full panoramic sunroof and bi xenon headlamps will be there to adorn this upcoming SUV in India.
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