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2019 Volkswagen Touareg gets 170kW V6 TDI option in the UK

The new-generation Volkswagen Touareg has already been on sale in the UK for a while, and the company's British division has announced an additional engine variant this week. Starting at £48,995 ($85,397), the new 231PS (170kW) 3.0 TDI V6 turbo-diesel is essentially a lower-output version of the 281PS (206kW) oiler that has been available since launch in the UK...

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. First Generation: 2002-2010 Volkswagen's first iteration of the Touareg launched globally in 2002, offering a luxurious interior combined with proper off-road ability...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg revealed, here in Q2 2019

The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been revealed in Beijing, ahead of an Australian introduction next year. Pitched as "Volkswagen's claim in the premium class", the new Touareg is a showcase of the brand's latest design, technology and luxury – as any flagship model should...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg teased

The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been teased again this week, ahead of a full reveal at the Beijing motor show on March 23. In addition to a quick video clip showing a camouflaged version of the new SUV travelling through Russia and Kazakhstan on its way to the Chinese capital, we've nabbed some new images showing some exterior and interior details...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg teased again - VIDEO

The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been teased again this week, in a new set of images and a video showcasing the nameplate's 15-year history. Set to be revealed on March 23 in Beijing, China, the new Touareg will be the first major overhaul of the German SUV in nearly a decade...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg previewed

  The third-generation 2019 Volkswagen Touareg will make its debut in Beijing on March 23, the company has confirmed. A single side-on sketch of the flagship SUV was posted online, previewing sleeker looks inspired by the Arteon and T-Prime GTE concept, the latter revealed in Beijing two years ago...

Volkswagen Touareg Monochrome arrives from $74,990

Volkswagen has announced a new special edition Touareg for Australia. Dubbed the Monochrome, the black-and-white edition brings a raft of styling add-ons and interior equipment compared to the existing Touareg 150TDI on which it's based. On the outside, you'll be able to tell the Monochrome apart from regular Touaregs thanks to its unique badges, black mirror caps, dark grille and roof rails, along with dark tinting on the tail-lights...

US authorities approve 3.0 TDI 'Dieselgate' fix for 38,000 vehicles - report

Authorities in the US have reportedly approved a fix for around 38,000 vehicles fitted with the Volkswagen Group 3.0-litre TDI turbo-diesel engine as part of the Dieselgate emissions scandal. According to reports from the United States, a letter made public earlier this week says VW Group brands have been approved to make hardware and software changes to vehicles fitted with the 3...

CarAdvice podcast 58: Go behind-the-scenes of the hatchback mega test

Join Mandy Turner, Mike Costello and Trent Nikolic on location with this view (above) from the Hunter Valley, while our hatchback mega test is underway. We talk how important the Kia Stinger is for the Korean brand in a special car news report after it received a CarAdvice rating of 9.0 in our latest review...

Volkswagen Touareg Adventure limited edition on sale from $79,990

The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg Adventure special edition is now on sale in Australia, priced from $79,990 before on-road costs. Based on the V6 180TDI variant, the Touareg Adventure is powered by - as the name suggests - a 180kW550Nm 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, and is pitched at buyers who want an SUV that's as at home "in the high street as the high country"...

2018 Volkswagen Touareg caught undisguised

The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been spied almost completely without disguise, with only its badge and trim highlights obscured. The big SUV was snapped by a reader of South Africa's Car magazine at O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. The new Touareg was spotted alongside an undisguised version of the next-generation Polo hatch, possibly the same car photographed last week...