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Volkswagen Touareg: Through the generations

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Volkswagen Touareg: Through the generations

The third-generation 2019 Volkswagen Touareg was revealed earlier this week, so we thought we'd look back on how far it has come over its 15-year history. Let us know which is your favourite in the comments below...

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Volkswagen R division to go solo
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Volkswagen R division to go solo

Volkswagen’s famous “R” performance family is about to follow the lead of fellow German manufacturers and become its own entity, according to company insiders. To be officially announced at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the marque will create vehicles that are more “from the ground up” than the current performance offerings like the Passat R36 and the Touareg R50...


AutoRoute: Volkswagen Touareg R50 from Perth to Esperance
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AutoRoute: Volkswagen Touareg R50 from Perth to Esperance

AutoRoute: Volkswagen R50 from Perth to Esperance "A trip away with the family is a whole lot nicer with 850Nm under your right foot." Photography by Karl Peskett, Randell Thalhammer and Dave Preston With costs going through the roof, it was time for the Peskett family holiday to be scaled down from the five-star accommodation that we'd all love, but realistically couldn't afford...


2008 Volkswagen R50 offroad review
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2008 Volkswagen R50 offroad review

2008 Volkswagon R50 offroad review   It's time the ultimate Touareg took the ultimate challenge   Review by: Karl Peskett Photography by: Paul Brockbank   It's nice to push the boundaries once in a while. To do what most wouldn't dare to do. So when you're offered a $130,000 four-wheel drive to test, it's just complacency and pure laziness to drive it around the 'burbs and say what a nice car it is...


Volkswagen Touareg R50 & Mercedes Benz ML500 review
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Volkswagen Touareg R50 & Mercedes Benz ML500 review

2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50 & Mercedes Benz ML500 Review & Road Test & Comparison Model tested: 2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50 Recommended Retail Price: $129,990. Options fitted: None fitted. Stupendous torque; good fuel efficiency; styling; RNS510. Weight; foot operated park brake; I don't own one. CarAdvice rating: (4...


2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50 Review
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2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50 Review

2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50 Review Aus leidenschaft zum automobile Model Tested: 2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50 Wagon 5...


Volkswagen Touareg R50 World Premiere
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Volkswagen Touareg R50 World Premiere

Forget everything you know about performance SUV's because VW has redefined the genre with the all-new Touareg R50 which has made its world wide debut at the Australian International Motor Show. Unlike other performance SUV's where high-output, inefficient petrol engines are the norm, the R50 is instead powered by a far more suitable V10 TDI engine...


Volkswagen Touareg R50 Sydney Motor Show
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Volkswagen Touareg R50 Sydney Motor Show

Volkswagen Touareg R50 Sydney Motor Show The car which was born out of the Volkswagen "R" concept is here. With 258kW of power and an absolutely enormous 850Nm of torque, the 5.0-litre V10 Diesel is sure to please. The car sits on 21" wheels. 0-100km/h in 6.8 seconds with a top speed of 235km/k all of this for $129,990...