German carmaker Volkswagen has unveiled the restyled Touareg SUV ahead of its debut at the Beijing Auto Show. The SUV looks more aggressive and appealing than before. The changes are given to both exteriors and interiors, while the company has added several new features which make it responsive and efficient.
The front fascia of the Touareg gets larger bi-xenon headlights, a deeper new radiator grille with four instead of two horizontal fins and a restyled bumper to offer a wider stance. At the back, the SUV features redesigned bumper, a new rear diffuser positioned between the twin tailpipes and LED rear fog lamps. New door mirror caps, a range of new wheel designs and new paint colours complete the exterior makeover.
Inside the cabin, the Touareg sports new colour options for the standard leather upholstery, new design accents and new lighting. It boasts several advanced technology and safety features such as automatic post-collision braking system, bi-xenon headlights and a coasting function on the eight speed auto gearbox. The optional ADC automatic distance control has been enhanced. It uses a radar sensor integrated into the front of the car to detect distance from the car in front, maintain a preselected speed and automatically brakes or accelerates in traffic, now also includes a city emergency braking function, and can automatically pull away in stop-and-go traffic.
The updated Touareg is equipped with proffering low rolling resistance tyres. Start/stop function and battery regeneration system is offered as standard on models packed with V6TDI motor. The entry level model gets the 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine that produces 204PS, while the previous 245PS motor now develops 258PS.