Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
Segment: Large SUV
Infotainment: Apple CarPlay Android Auto
Production years: 2023
The history of the R Division from Volkswagen is one of constant innovation and evolution. From its early days with the Golf R32 to its expansion into electrification with the ID.4 GTX, the division has consistently delivered vehicles that blend exhilarating performance with everyday practicality.
R Division continues to shape the future of Volkswagen by pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the realm of high-performance vehicles. The brand-new Touareg R is no exception to the rule, as it offers a lot of power while providing a comfortable ride.
The plug-in hybrid propulsion system in the Touareg R eHybrid consists of a combination of a V6 petrol engine and an electric drive motor. This advanced hybrid drive configuration of the SUV generates an impressive system power of over 450 horsepower, enabling the car to convey it to the wheels through a four-wheel permanent drive system.
Combining this with the improved coordination of the running gear and control systems makes the vehicle a real competitor in the fast-SUVs category, of course, keeping in mind the price range.
Besides the numerous advanced technologies that the Touareg R inherited from the base version, the flagship has a lot of design features that are meant to differentiate it from the rest of the pack.
The specific blue R color is used in many zones, such as the brake calipers and the interior stitching. When starting the car, the R logo pops up on the navigation system to remind the driver once again that he is behind the wheel of a racing-inspired machine, not only a comfortable and very spacious SUV.
One awesome feature is the standard 20-inch Braga alloy wheels that can optionally be upgraded to some 22-inch Estoril alloy wheels meant to be more imposing than the car itself.
For a better look, the designers of the SUV implemented an R logo projection from the exterior mirror housing, which is turned on whenever the doors are opened, to try somehow to materialize the racing aura that floats around this Volkswagen.
The IQ.Light HD matrix headlights and the IQ.Light LED tail light clusters with dynamic brake and turn signal function and illuminated Volkswagen logo have the ability to highlight the fine lines and edges of the car, not only to increase the safety and the comfort of the passengers.
To conclude, the Tiguan R eHybrid is such a versatile car that you can take it to the racetrack one day, then the following day, pack all the things you need in the car and go on a road trip with your whole family. Besides this, the off-road trails no longer seem so scary when you're in the front seat of a complete German-made SUV.
ENGINE SPECS - 3.0L TSI V6 4MOTION 8AT AWD (462 HP)
|Power:||250.1 KW @ - RPM|
340 HP @ - RPM
335 BHP @ - RPM
|Torque:||332 lb-ft @ 1340-5300 RPM|
450 Nm @ 1340-5300 RPM
|Electrical motor power:||100 kw (136 hp)|
|Electrical motor torque:||295 lb-ft (400 Nm)|
|Total maximum power:||339.8 kw (462 hp)|
|Total maximum torque:||516.3 lb-ft (700 Nm)|
|Fuel System:||Turbocharged Direct Injection|
|Fuel capacity:||20.1 gallons (76.1 L)|
|Drive Type:||All Wheel Drive|
|Gearbox:||8-speed automatic Tiptronic|
POWER SYSTEM SPECS
|Nominal Capacity:||14.3 kWh|
|Maximum Capacity:||17.9 kWh|