Wolfsburg, Germany - Volkswagen is kicking off the new automotive year with the world premiere of the new Touareg. The brand's flagship is the next milestone in the largest model campaign by Volkswagen.
Standing at the top of the model range, the Touareg shows all of the brand's power with its expressive design, innovative technologies and dynamic handling properties. The world premiere of the top vehicle will take place in China, the world's strongest growing SUV market and the company’s largest individual market.
Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design, and his team give it an unmistakable appearance that is strong in character says the automaker. A phalanx of innovative assistance systems gives it a maximum degree of safety and comfort.
The Touareg has one of the largest digital cockpits in its class, the Innovision Cockpit, opens up a new type of infotainment environment, VW says. Its connectivity makes it a driving internet node.
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With the new Touareg, Volkswagen is continuing the success story of this model series into a third generation. Like its predecessors, it will satisfy the rigorous standards of the premium automotive class and its customers.
The exclusive SUV C-segment is currently one of the fastest growing segments in global automotive markets and is expected to double its volume by the year 2023 in China, for example.
Close to one million Touaregs have been sold since its launch in 2002: on-road, off-road and on rally trails around the world. Highlights include wins in the Dakar Rally events in the years
2009-2011, one by South Africa's Giniel de Villiers.
Volkswagen is revealing the new Touareg and the entire range of its technical capabilities and comprehensive features for the first time in a world premiere on 23 March 2018 in Beijing.