Volkswagen Touareg has published 20 years for Europe, not for Australia

Volkswagen Has released another anniversary edition, but it will not come to Australia.

The Volkswagen Tuareg version 20 The brand’s flagship luxury SUV is celebrating two decades and will go on sale in the European market from mid-June 2022.

A spokesman for VW Australia has confirmed that the Touareg Edition 20 will not go under trip down, despite the strong adherence to the nameplate locally, focusing on the Touareg R plug-in hybrid instead of the company.

Further, the local division of the company recently announced that it has secured 1000 units from its Slovakian plant in the second half of 2022, which will reduce the waiting time and meet the high local demand.

The 20th Anniversary Special Touareg will be available abroad with all existing non-performance powertrains – meaning 170kW and 210kW 3.0 V6 TDI diesel, a 250kW 3.0 V6 TSI petrol and a 280kW V6 TSI plug-in hybrid.

The special edition features the new Melo Blue exterior paint and 20-inch Bogota High-gloss black alloy wheels, both of which are not found anywhere else in the range.

Other exterior improvements include a rear privacy glass, LED tail lights with a cherry red tint, and a Version 20 B-column badge.

Plus, there’s gloss-black trim for wheel arches and rear diffusers.

Inside, the anniversary appointments are illuminated Version 20 Door seals, high-grade Savona leather upholstery with diamond stitching, and reverse ceramic (light beige) seams.

The Touareg Edition 20 also adds sporty red contrast stitching and accents to the dash panel, steering wheel and door card and is available Version 20 As well as branding in dashboard inserts.

You will also receive Version 20 Logo embedded in leather gear selector.

In Europe, the Touareg version 20 170kW V6 TDI starts at 77,530 ($ 116,782).

Now in its third generation, the Volkswagen Tourge was first launched worldwide in 2002 before arriving in Australia in 2003.

The first-generation Touareg offered a range of engines throughout its life cycle, including five-, six-, eight- and ten-cylinder engines. It shares its platform with Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne’s first iteration.

Volkswagen’s first R-badged SUV, the Touareg R50, became part of the Facelifted Range and was unveiled at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney in 2008 with a stoning 258kW and 850Nm of its 5.0-liter V10 twin-turbo diesel. The Hulking Performance SUV can dash from 0-100 in 6.7 seconds and hit at a maximum speed of 235km / h.

Even a fast 331kW 6.0-liter W12 model was produced for the specific market, sharing its motors with the likes of VW Phaeton limousine and Bentley Continental.

The second generation was launched in 2010 and lasted until 2018, leaving five- and ten-cylinder engines in favor of six- and eight-cylinder units.

Like its predecessor, the second-gen Tuareg was a technology carrier for the brand based on its Q7 and shared underpinnings with Cain.

The latest third iteration was launched worldwide in 2018 and reached Australia in 2019.

Currently, it is offered with 170kW and 210kW 3.0 V6 TDI diesel, and will soon be available in Touareg R format with a 340kW 3.0 V6 TSI plug-in hybrid – which is somewhat delayed until 2023 although later orders will open by 2022.

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