Premiere crossover Volkswagen took place at a special event in Beijing. Only one of the new SUV is already a production model. We are talking about the third generation Touareg, it will soon be on European, Chinese andn markets. In particular, in our country, the Touareg is expected in the summer of 2018. Other new items are still in the status of prototypes, and commercial names of two of them not disclosed.
So, in Beijing showed a concept, Volkswagen Advanced Mid-Size SUV. The exterior design of the car has traces of the five-seater VW Atlas, the only sketch which mark circulated a few days ago. We will remind, in our country the three-row crossover sold under the name Teramont, the appearance of a five modifications we have is open to question. The production of Advanced Mid-Size SUV will be adjusted in China at the plant of Volkswagen and FAW joint venture by the end of this year, and other data about the model no.
Another concept debuted under the name of the Powerful Family SUV. According to local media, is based on the Chinese version of Skoda Karoq, which is 50 mm longer than the European “SUV”. Most likely, from “Czech” model will get and motors: in China Karok available with the 1.2 TSI turbo (116 HP) and 1.4 TSI (150 HP). To release the SUV will be a joint venture of SAIC and Volkswagen. By the way, it is expected that other countries Powerful Family SUV will become a crossover Tharu, who in the line of the brand will be on the step below the Tiguan. And in 2020, this “SUV” will be on the conveyor and then plant.
Back in Beijing presented a pre-production of a local version of T-Roc. From the European version of the model has dimensions: length “celestial” cross increased to 4 318 mm (+84 mm compared with “European”), the wheelbase grew to 2 680 mm (77 mm). In China, Volkswagen T-Roc will be offered with a 150-strong petrol “turboservice” 1.4 TSI, the engine will be combined with semidiapazonnym “robot” DSG. According to preliminary data, the crossover will be available as front-wheel and all-wheel drive.
Finally, in China debuted a rechargeable hybrid VW Tiguan L (letter L indicates again extended version). This cross has a petrol engine 1.4 TSI and two electric motors, the total impact is approximately 200 HP To the Chinese dealers hybrid Tiguan will arrive in the summer of 2018, he later will appear on other markets, however, in their list are not included.