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2011 Volkswagen Touareg Gold Edition

There's only one way to introduce a special edition model to the Middle East and Arab regions: bring out a Gold edition. It's not like the region is running short of gold supplies, so that's exactly what Volkswagen has done. Introducing the Volkswagen Touareg Gold Edition. The car was unveiled at the Qatar show earlier this week...

2011 Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 Qatar

Feel like going Paris-to-Dakar racing but don't quite have the funds or a current racing licence? Volkwagen might have just the thing. It's called the Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 Qatar and it's a concept that might be heading for production. It's early days yet as it was only just unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show, which is currently underway...

2011 Volkswagen Touareg R to get hybrid technology

Like the Volkswagen Golf R and R32, the Volkswagen Touareg performance model is expected and rumoured to be dropping the '50' from its previous R50 name and employing the simple 'R'. Reports say the Volkswagen Touareg R could also be powered by a high-output twin turbo V8 using hybrid technology...

Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 ready for 2011 Dakar Rally

Volkswagen has unveiled the vehicle it hopes will help it achieve a three-peat of the Dakar Rally in 2011: the Race Touareg 3. Following the success of the Race Touareg 2, which won the previous two rallies and became the first diesel-powered vehicle to win the event, Volkswagen says the new desert racer will be faster and more efficient than the old model, and retain its world-beating strength and durability...

Volkswagen Touareg Dakar-spec spied in the Alps

These are no ordinary spy shots, with our photographers capturing the new race version of the Volkswagen Touareg testing in the European mountains. Destined to compete on some of the most gruelling terrain on the planet, the sight of the bright blue race-spec Volkswagen Touareg certainly came as a surprise when it arrived in the CarAdvice inbox early this morning...

Volkswagen Touareg 2MOTION in the pipeline?

French publication, L'Automobile has reported that Volkswagen is considering a two-wheel drive version of its popular Touareg SUV. The French motoring website suggests VW will offer the Touareg in rear-wheel drive guise to reduce weight and, at the same time, improve fuel consumption...

Volkswagen Touareg at Geneva Motor Show

After releasing its hybrid model this morning, Volkswagen have displayed the new, conventionally-powered Touareg models at Geneva this afternoon. To reduce costs, the new Touareg loses some of its 4WD ability (in standard form) this time round with a Torsen limited-slip differential now fitted...

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid released at Geneva Motor Show 2010

Much like the latest creation from Porsche, Volkswagen has released its first hybrid in the way of a Touareg. Coupling a hybrid drive motor to the existing V6 TSI, Volkswagen has been able to extract 279kW of power out of the system, with a maximum torque of 580Nm. The main advantage to the hybrid drive system is the reduction in fuel consumption, being slashed to just 8...

2010 Volkswagen Touareg revealed

Volkswagen's new Touareg will be the most technically advanced VW the brand has ever produced. A new range of engines that are 20 per cent more fuel efficient as well as a variety of driver assistance and safety systems will be available. The Touareg will be the first hybrid SUV produced by a German manufacturer available in Europe, with the ability to be driven up to 50 km/h in electric only mode...

Volkswagen Touareg set to defend 'Dakar' title

Volkswagen will field not one but five race-spec Touaregs early next year as the team bids to defend one of the most challenging international motorsport events, the Dakar Rally. Taking place across the South American continent for the second consecutive year, the 31st ‘Dakar’ Rally will see the five Volkswagen teams encountering some of the most demanding terrain on the planet...

2011 Volkswagen Touareg spy pics

Today's spy pics show an actual prototype of the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg. The 2011 Touareg will go on a crash diet and be some 300 kilograms lighter! This should certainly help the Touareg's less-than-stellar fuel economy and improve handling...