The performance car world is changing, and so is Volkswagen R, as evidenced by the arrival of the 2021 Volkswagen Touareg R, the first-ever plug-in hybrid model to come from the German carmaker’s performance sub-brand. The new range-topping Touareg indirectly replaces the short-lived Touareg V8 TDI, becoming the first model in Volkswagen’s flagship SUV line-up to wear the R badge since the memorable twin-turbocharged 5...
The new Volkswagen Touareg is a very real option for those buyers wanting a premium tow vehicle. We might not be towing a caravan this time, but we test the Touareg out on typical Aussie country roads.
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)...
At around $87K, the Volkswagen Touareg Premium is a compelling balance of upmarket goodness and value for money. But does almost $30K of options make it a more or less enticing proposition?
The new 190TDI drops the entry point into the Volkswagen Touareg by $10K. Does its cost-savvy nature cut corners on its premium SUV aspirations?
It's not often you get a chance to test cars back-to-back on the snow and the race track, but in places like Queenstown, New Zealand, you're as close to snow-capped mountain peaks as you are to the local circuit. When colleague Scott Collie came back from the BMW Alpine Experience having not actually experienced much in the way of alpine driving, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Volkswagen 4Motion 'Get A Grip' showcase, given the itinerary is entirely dependent on the weather...
It's all new, and loaded with features inside and under the skin. Is the new Touareg enough to topple the order of large SUVs?
The new Volkswagen Touareg is a fitting flagship for the brand’s Australian arm, and quantifies how much many people pay for a badge. Here is our first drive on Australian shores.
From the second we jumped behind the wheel of the brand new flagship Volkswagen Touareg, it was clear this version is a substantial improvement on its predecessor.
We know the Touareg platform is ageing in the face of revised competition, but with this special Adventure edition, Volkswagen has injected some new appeal and value into an already excellent SUV.
Volkswagen gives its mid-spec Touareg V6 TDI the Wolfsburg Edition treatment, but can the updates keep the shine on the ageing large SUV with premium aspirations?