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2020 Geneva Motor Show cancelled: What the car brands are doing instead

With news the 90th annual Geneva motor show had been cancelled three days out from its opening amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the world's biggest motoring brands were forced to get innovative...

The car names you've probably been mispronouncing this whole time

Fancy yourself a car enthusiast? While being an enthusiastic car owner and a good driver are both part of your overall street cred, a lot of it comes down to being able to talk the torque. And where many of us can come undone when showing off our automotive prowess is butchering the pronunciation of brand or model names as badly as Kim from Kath & Kim used to pronounce 'chardonnay' (she said 'kar-don-aye', for the record)...

2020 Volkswagen Touareg R PHEV revealed

There’s a new flagship Volkswagen Touareg plug-in electric (PHEV) derivative set to premiere in Geneva next month, but Australian enthusiasts will have to head to Europe if they desire one. The Touareg R is the brand’s first R-Line model with a PHEV drivetrain, and its third PHEV in Europe...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: 2019 Holden Trailblazer and Colorado Storm revealed 2020 Volkswagen ID...

Volkswagen Touareg entry model arrives in Australia priced from $79,490

Volkswagen has introduced the most affordable model in its new Touareg range six months after $89,990 Launch Edition went on sale. Priced from $79,490 before on roads, the base Volkswagen Touareg 190TDI is powered by the same 190kW and 600Nm 3.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, eight-speed automatic transmission, and permanent all-wheel drive system used throughout the revised range...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2021 Volkswagen Touareg R coming with PHEV power

Volkswagen is working on an even hotter version of its Touareg luxury SUV, with the company's marketing boss confirming it will feature a plug-in hybrid system. Speaking with media at the global reveal of the eighth-generation Golf hatchback, Jürgen Stackmann said the Touareg will be "the first R model to go plug-in hybrid" – as reported by the UK's Autocar...

CarAdvice podcast 163: Discussing the 2020 Kia Seltos

On this week's podcast you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, according to an RACQ study, electric cars are cheaper to run but high prices are still a problem. Also, pricing and specs have been released for the 2020 Volkswagen Touareg, the Toyota HiLux gets an updated 5-star ANCAP safety rating, and the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback has been revealed...

Volkswagen Touareg One Million edition revealed, not for Oz

The Volkswagen Touareg One Million edition has been revealed, marking the seven-figure production milestone for the brand's top-shelf luxury crossover. Available to order in Europe now, the Touareg One Million offers a new Sechura Beige exterior paint option, two new alloy wheel designs/finishes, darkened tail-lights, 'ONE Million' badging, and gloss-black exterior accents...

2020 Volkswagen Touareg pricing and specs

The 2020 Touareg range has been detailed by Volkswagen's local division, ahead of a sales launch in late October or early November 2019. Currently limited to one trim level and limited options, the MY20 Touareg will be split into two variants with three available option packages depending on grade, along with additional colour choices inside and out...

CarAdvice podcast 162: Take a ride in the 2019 Lexus LC500h

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and James Wong. In car news, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS will be coming to Australia, the Ford and Volkswagen alliance is expanding to electric and autonomous tech, the Lotus Evija has been unveiled, and the 2019 Ford Everest is getting AEB across the range. Sam Purcell reviews the 2019 Volkswagen Touareg and takes it off-roading...