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Technical equipment Volkswagen Touareg 2013

The first Volkswagen Touareg was introduced to the public in 2002, 26 September at the international exhibition in Paris. Its name means "desert knights" - the tribes that roamed the one of the hottest deserts – Sugar, and it was chosen not accidentally.

Today Volkswagen Touareg – this is the car of a representative class, so no roads. This creature is the German concern has become the embodiment of the best, combining the dynamics of a sports car, comfort of a sedan and the quality of the SUV into a single whole, so the study of Volkswagen Touareg features would simply not very good.

 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 front view

Geometric indicators of the car

The new Volkswagen Touareg become a bit more compared to previous generations. The length of the car – 4.795 meters, width – 1.94 meters, height – 1.709 meters. Wheelbase is 289.3 cm and ground clearance – 22 see

Thanks to some innovations designers vehicle weight decreased significantly (by more than 200 kg) and now it can vary from 2035 to 2250 kg of Luggage compartment accommodates 580 litres when unfolded the second row of seats and 1642 liters when they are folded.

The engine and transmission of the new Volkswagen Touareg

For each model Volkswagen Touareg 2013 is the standard 8-speed automatic transmission - гидротрансформаторный unit Aisin. Earlier on all models recently exclusive 6-speed box. Thanks to such innovations SUV has become even more dynamic and fast.

On the Russian market the car will be represented by 6 types of engines: three diesel, three petrol and one hybrid.

Diesel engine the following:

 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 rear view

Petrol models of engines:

Drive, transmission, suspension of the new Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg has a “lower» transmission range and equipped with inter-axle differential blocking – this combination improves its off-road capabilities. This system is called 4XMotion and is now installed on cars only for an extra charge as an option in the amount of 1700-2000 Euro. Lovers of urban away refuse.

Describing the technical characteristics of Volkswagen Tiguan, not to mention off-road performance. They ensured due to the implementation in the car of the new electronic system of a full drive. When you travel in a normal mode, the system provides uniform distribution of energy aimed at rotation of the front and rear axles. When one wheel starts to slip on the road surface, it slows down the system, and its energy is redistributed to the other wheels. During the launch of the system more power forwards on the rear axle, making the acceleration is more effective.

 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 engine

Volkswagen Touareg is equipped with pneumatic suspension, which works in conjunction with shock absorbers Sachs. It is worth noting that it deserves only flattering reviews, capable of providing a wide range of damping, so when driving in  nestled" mode SUV will not result in  the crusher for bone".

Structurally, the suspension of the new Volkswagen Touareg 2013 has not changed. The rear design is based on the levers in aluminium. In this case, "easy" metal was more, thanks to what the designers have reduced the weight of the car almost half a hundred pounds.

Picking Volkswagen Touareg

The new Volkswagen Touareg 2013 will be supplied with three packages:

Volkswagen Touareg V6 / V6 TDI will be sold with three types of engines (diesel and one petrol):

Among the main options would be:

Buy a model with this spec from 1.9 million rubles.

 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 steering wheel

Volkswagen Touareg V8 / V8 TDI will have only two types of engines (one diesel and one petrol):

Among the main options would be:

Buy a model with this spec can be from 3 million rubles.

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid will be sold with a combination of a petrol engine 3.0 V6 TSI (380 PS) 8-automatic transmission and an electric motor.

Among the main options would be:

Buy a model with this spec from 3.2 million rubles.

 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 transmission

Options Of Volkswagen Touareg

Describing the Volkswagen Touareg 2013 specifications, should say a few words about this component of the electronic system. Developers have done their best and supplied the SUV a large variety of subsystems, each of which is better than the other.

In the cabin boast advanced multimedia system, containing 60 GB hard disc drive and touch display. Hybrid version has a modified menu of installed BY reflecting the award icons that describe the operation of the power plant.

Added system "active" light. Volkswagen Touareg can be equipped with xenon headlights, constantly luminous in the long-lights, camera, which is positioned behind the windshield, automatically notices counter or a passing car and with the help of special roller blind regulates the transmission of light rays.

Useful system will circular review and reverse motion. Four cameras located around the perimeter of the SUV, create a detailed picture of all that exist about the car. System that controls the reversing, draws a trajectory.

Comfort mode allows you to abstract from road flaws of all the passengers. It is worth noting that the deficiencies of the roadway disappear completely, and the gentle rocking of the waves almost imperceptible.

The only thing that тсутствует automatic Parking system. According to the developers, it is impossible to implement due to hydraulic servo steering. Today Volkswagen has yet invented the necessary power node, which would combine both systems.

 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 options

In conclusion

Describe the volkswagen touareg specifications in full is impossible as they are innumerable. But it is safe to say that Volkswagen Touareg 2013 – is a representative SUV that feels comfortable on any road surface, passing all the comfort of the passengers. Despite minor shortcomings, the designers managed to create a car that will satisfy the requirements of many motorists, such as technical characteristics and price.