The model may be the last.
The company Volkswagen in the framework of the strategic transition to electric plans to drop a diesel V8-the most powerful version of the VW Touareg with a diesel engine in danger of becoming a collector’s value.
Unfolding in 2015, deselect led to the fact that many of the brands from among the members of the Volkswagen group started to curtail production and sales of cars with diesel engines. However, to a certain point Volkswagen in this process was not involved. Meanwhile, just recently introduced in the VW Touareg V8 TDI may be the “Swan song” of the company.
The international motor show in Geneva Germans have prepared a modification of the SUV with the most powerful diesel in its history. V8 borrowed from the Audi SQ7, developing 421 HP and a monumental 900 Nm of torque, which allows the “Touareg” to accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. The maximum speed is traditionally limited to 250 km/h.
Mixed relationships European buyers similar to diesel experiments, the head of Volkswagen sales jürgen Stackmann said that “Touareg” with such an impressive motor has great potential for collectors.
“VW Touareg can deal with any competitor anywhere in the world. To supply his eight-cylinder motor was a special honor for us, and I believe that such a Touraeg will be attractive to collectors since day one,” said one of the senior managers at VW in an interview with Top Gear.
However, Jurgen Stackmann was in stock and the bad news. According to him, this modification of the “Tuareg” are likely to be the last model of the Volkswagen diesel engine of this size. In light of this statement, the VW Touareg V8 TDI can really be a particularly tempting proposition for fans of the Volkswagen brand.