Volkswagen announced a new electric plug-in sedan, the Touareg R, joining the likes of the Passat GTE and the forthcoming Golf GTE.
It is powered by a 340 PS (335 HP / kW) 3.0-liter V6 TSI petrol engine and a 136 PS (134 HP/100 kW). Electric motor with a total system output of 462 PS (455 HP/340 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) torque. Based on the third generation which launched in 2018.
The powertrain connected via an eight-speed automatic transmission. A center differential lock that acts as a transfer box to the 4Motion all-wheel-drive system. So, in electric drive mode. The top speed electronically limited to 250 km / h (155 mph) or 140 km / h (87 mph).
It provides the juice for a zero-emission range estimated at 43-48 km (27-30 miles). So, the acceleration of 0-100 km / h (0-62 mph) expected to take some 5 seconds.
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Drivers will turn to the customized configuration between E-Mode for zero-emission driving, and Hybrid. They can also set the desired battery charge level which essentially transforms the V6 into a generator and increases the regenerative braking level. Other profiles include Offroad and Snow, Eco, Comfort, Normal, Sport and Individual.
If the optional off-road kit. This includes underbody safety, purchase, consumers get two more modes called Gravel and Sand that improve traction on those surfaces. The Touareg R has a maximum towing capacity of 3.5 tons (7,716 lbs). So, it has multiple safety systems, including Trailer Assistance.
Outside, the luxury midsize SUV plug-in hybrid sports R-style bumpers and air intakes, lower door parts, side window black accent bars, black side mirror covers, and a black grill. It also gets dark LED lights and 20 “alloy wheels from Braga. It can also fit with Suzuka 21-inch or Estoril22-inch wheels. So, the optional Lapiz Blue Metallic model-exclusive color.
Because the interior package includes Vienna leather seats with ‘ R ‘ embossing and contrast stitching, a new leather-lined multifunction steering wheel. With Silver Wave aluminum decorative hardware on the dashboard and door panels, High Gloss Black. And Gold Look center console. Illuminated stainless steel sill panel trim.