World premiere of the new Touareg V8 TDI in Geneva
Volkswagen is celebrating the world premiere of the new Touareg V8 TDI at the Geneva International Motor Show. Its output 421 PS makes it the most powerful SUV with a diesel engine from a German manufacturer.
The maximum torque of the high tech turbo diesel engine reaches the level of a super sports car: 900 newton metres. Whether cruising at low speeds, moving fast or going off-road – this power provides superior drive characteristics. The 250 km/h-fast Touareg V8 TDI demonstrates the potential of its dynamics as it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds.
The Touareg V8 TDI includes as standard 4 Corner air suspension and also comes with 19-inch Tirano alloy wheels.
The equipment range also includes state-of-the-art driver assist and running gear systems. Some of the features that increase safety include Night Vision, Traffic Jam and Roadwork Lane Assist, Front Cross Traffic Assist, all-wheel steering system and a roll stabilisation system with electromechanically controlled anti-roll bars.
The new flagship vehicle will come on the market at the end of May.