The latest entrant to join the formidable fleet of cars of Volkswagen India is the commanding Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI variant. Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd is the Indian ancillary of the globally renowned transnational luxury car maker, Volkswagen Group which is based in Germany. They have quite a few cars in their stable and have always strived to develop and sell fuel efficient and powerful cars in the country. Volkswagen India is doing business in the lucrative Indian car bazaar since 2007 and has gradually increased their market share in the country considerably till date. This new sports utility vehicle is being acclaimed to be one of their best vehicles in the country and has been laden with quite a number of brilliant and practical features. The Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI is equipped with an influential 3.0 litre turbocharged direct injection power train, which has the ability to generate astounding torque and power that is exceptionally good for the country’s roads. This SUV also gets a highly developed an eight speed automatic transmission gear box, which is extremely smooth and efficient. This sports utility vehicle is said to be one of the company’s premium vehicles and they have fitted it with more than a few sophisticated luxuriant features. Apart from these convenience features, the company has also integrated this SUV with some of the most advanced and top of the line safety features, which will without doubt make an instant impact on the customers. Some of these high quality and utility features include premium leather upholstery, carpet floor mats, decorative inserts, rear center arm rest with cup holders and many more such luxurious features to enhance the driving comfort.
This formidable looking well built SUV, Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI has been designed with flamboyance and it has all the qualities of a mean machine. This SUV looks masculine with a bold and aggressive front grille, which has been given quite a bit of chrome treatment, which is making this frontage look refined and sophisticated. This radiator grille has been divided into a couple of chrome lined slats and it also has a large and prominent badge of the company embossed on it. This stylish looking front grille has been flanked by a large and radiant head light cluster, which has been powered with high intensity bi-xenon lamps with cornering lights. Apart from these radiant head lamps, this SUV has also been bestowed with sleek and dazzling LED daytime running lights, which add to the elegance of this powerfully built Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI. Below these head lamps and the grille is the body colored bumper, which has a wide air dam in the center and a couple of bright fog lamps that are integrated into it. This pair of fog lamps enhances the visibility of the driver and is helpful in any adverse weather conditions. The side profile has the body colored door handles along with the body colored external rear view mirrors, which are designed very smartly. The pronounced and large wheel arches have been integrated with a classy set of elite 18 inch Karakum light alloy wheel, which have been covered with premium tubeless radials of size 255/55 R18 that gives a superior grip on any terrain. The rear end is dynamic with a bright tail lamp cluster along with a rectangular chrome plated exhaust pipes, which add to the sportiness of this SUV. The top has been given a couple of stylish roof rails, which enhances the debonair look of this powerfully built Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI. The overall dimensions of this massive SUV are quite roomy with lots of space in it, which can easily accommodate five people effortlessly and also take in some luggage as well. The total length of this Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI is about 4795mm along with an overall width of 1940mm, which also includes the outside rear view mirrors. The total height of this elegant SUV is around 1709mm and it also has a spacious wheel base of 2904mm. This all new Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI has a minimum ground clearance of 205mm, which is quite remarkable.
The interiors of this massive well built SUV, Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI have been done up quite tastefully with many impressive features incorporated for the luxury of the passengers. The seating arrangement is very comfortable with well cushioned seat, which are covered with premium Vienna leather upholstery. The tray with a cover on the dash board adds to the comfort of keeping important things at hand and then there are the scuff plates in the door aperture. The company has given this powerful SUV some elegant floor carpets for the front and the rear seats, which make this SUV look polished. The steering as well as the gear knob along with the hand brake has been give high quality leather treatment and has a solid grip on it. The interiors have quite a lot of ornamental wood and ‘Vavona’ decorative inserts for the dash board, the door trim panels as well as the central console to make the interiors of this Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD 3.0 TDIlook refined and aristocratic. There is also a rear arm rest which is an added luxury for the back seat passengers and it also has a couple of cup holders as well.
The company has given this colossal SUV a power packed 3.0 L, V6 diesel power train, which has a turbocharged direct injection fuel supply system. This commanding power plant has been equipped with 6 cylinders in a ‘V’ type configuration and it has the capacity to displace close to 2967cc . This 3.0 L mill also has the ability to produce a maximum power yield of 240.1 Bhp at 3800 – 4400 Rpm in combination with a hammering torque yield of 550 Nm at 1750 – 2250 Rpm, which is quite incredible. This performance packed dominating diesel engine has been cleverly mated with a sophisticated 8-speed automatic transmission gear box, which has smoother gear shifts .
This powerfully built Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD 3.0 TDIhas been given some very stable and well balanced braking and suspension systems, which assists this SUV to take on any terrain or road condition effortlessly. The front as well as the rear wheels of this SUV has been equipped with powerful disc brakes and there is also a powerful regenerative braking system integrated into this well built SUV , which is very proficient. On the other hand, the company has also added the advanced ABS Plus (antilock braking system) along with brake assist. This advanced Volkswagen Touareg has also been given an auto hold function as well along with a powerful four corner suspension system that also has an electronic shock absorption control and also an electronic stability control as well. To enhance the handling of this SUV, the company has also incorporated a very responsive power steering, which helps in maneuvering this masculine and formidable SUV with ease, even in peak traffic conditions.
This is one of the most premium vehicles from the Volkswagen India stable and the company has fitted this SUV with some of the most advanced and top of the line safety features. The inventory of such protective features include driver and front side passenger air bags along with side and curtain air bags for enhanced protection of the front as well as the back seat passengers. There is also a deactivation system for the front passenger airbag that adds to the utility of this SUV. The Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD TDI also has some best in class features such as ESC (electronic stability control), an ABS Plus (antilock braking system) with brake assistance, ASR (anti slip regulation) system, an EDL (electronic differential locking) and also the highly developed EDTC (engine drag torque control) as well. This SUV has been integrated with an extended pedestrian protection measures as well. This New Volkswagen Touareghas been equipped with an all wheel drive that is called as the 4 motion technology and also has a self locking center differential as well. The 3-point seat belts are height adjustable for the front seats and also have seat belt tensioners, while the instrument cluster has been given a seat belt warning lamp as well. For added protection of the children at the back seat the company has equipped this SUV with an electrically operated child lock for the rear doors. The company has also fitted this SUV with a safety optimized front head restraints that has longitudinal as well as height adjustment. There is also an electronic engine immobilizer, a keyless locking and starting system, park distance control, cruise control, automatic head light activation with ‘coming home’ and ‘leaving home’ functions, an electric parking brake, auto hold function, a pair of rear fog lamps as well as warning lamps on the doors. Apart from all these significant features, there are a few more of such protective and safety features, which make this New Volkswagen Touaregone of the safest SUV in the Indian car market.
There is a long list of comfort features that have been integrated in this formidable SUV. These impressive and exciting features include a premium and brilliant multi functional display in the central console, front and rear reading lamps, a two piece front arm rest that is movable and has storage space as well, a powerful climatronic air conditioner that has a highly developed four zone temperature control, an advanced RCD 550 that has an integrated MP3 and CD player along with MP4 compatibility and varied input options such as a Bluetooth interface to pair the phone, voice command activation, a six CD changer with eight speakers , a ‘Media-In’ function with a USB adaptor cable as well as an Aux-in. Then this 2012 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD 3.0 TDIalso has a remote unlocking for the rear seat, green tinted heat insulating glass on the side as well as the rear windows, a multi functional power steering wheel that is wrapped in leather and has mounted control buttons for phone, audio controls and also cruise control buttons. This chunky and responsive power steering can be customized in four different ways electrically and it also has a memory function. This SUV also has a cooling glove compartment, heated front seats that also has a active climate control, a memory function for the front seats, roll up sunscreen for the rear window glasses, remote unlocking for boot compartment as well as the fuel filler and many more such practical and no nonsense comfort features, which will certainly astound the customers. All these highly developed and advanced features put together makes this SUV, 2012 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.0 TD 3.0 TDIone of the most blessed vehicle in its segment and this SUV will surely become the best seller very soon.
Formidable and very impressive exteriors loaded to the gills with safety and advanced comfort features, a dominating and very powerful engine.
The engine noise and vibration can be reduced, mileage can be improved and price can be made more competitive.