2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50

2008 Volkswagen Touareg R50

The new Volkswagen Touareg R50 is very impressive. Able to develops 350 PS of power and 850 Newton-meter of torque. The new Touareg will ranked among the most powerful SUVs in the world. The new Touareg R50 will produce 850 Newton-meter at a low 2,000 rpm. Meanwhile the turbo diesel was derived from the well-known ten cylinder with 230 kW/313 PS. Adjustments to its turbo charging and modified engine management enabled a 28 kW / 37 PS increase in power and a considerable 100 Newton-meter increase in maximum torque. The SUV just needs 6.7 seconds to reach 100 km/h and the top speed is clocked at 235 km/h. In terms of fuel consumption, the turbo diesel Touareg R50 is equipped with a particulate filter is a moderate 9.6 liters per 100 km on highway and 12.6 liters per 100 km at overall. Compare to Touareg V10 TDI, the fuel consumption values have remained constant.

Talking about the exterior, the R50 is fitted with its 21-inch Omanyt type allow wheels and size 295 tires, blue painted brake calipers to suit the colour of the car, discrete wheel well flares, side skirts and bumpers of Sport Design Package.

The new Touareg R50 also include an air suspension sport chassis and the chassis is lowered by twenty millimeter. On the interior, the new Touareg R50 features a nappa leather seat with R50 logo integrated in the headrests. The standard features also include a winter package (including seat heating for the rear seats) and the Premium Memory Package including the electrically adjustable seats, steering column and seatbelt height, net partition behind the rear seats and a ski sack.

The new Touareg R50 is now on sale in the UK, retailing at a price of £61,885 (RRP OTR), a premium of £3,885 over the normal Altitude V10 TDI Touareg.

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