Volkswagen Touareg W12 Sport Edition

VW have announced a sporting version of the Touareg that packs a W12 motor with 600NM of torque. Enough to see the specially finished 4WD sprint from 0 - 100km/h in 5.9 seconds and on to a (limited) maximum of 250 kp/h. Power is transmitted to the four driven wheels via a six-speed automatic gearbox with Tiptronic-function.

The sporting look of the new special edition Touareg includes a roof spoiler and widened wheel arches and sills, combined with "Casablanca" 20-inch alloy wheels.The car also has silver-coloured roof rails, darkened rear and side windows, and colour-coded bumpers, while twin tailpipes with a tuned exhaust exhaust system will show the neighbours who's boss.

The special edition Touareg's interior reflects the sporting look of the car. Individual sports seats in nappa leather and the aluminium "Micropoint" trim combine with a 2-zone air conditioning system, radio-DVD-navigation system with multi-function colour display plus sound system and CD changer, and fittings for a mobile phone are all standard.

In addition bi-xenon headlights with cornering and bend lights are included in the package along with tiptronic levers for manual control of the automatic gearbox.

Like its predecessor, the Touareg W12 Sport, the new Touareg W12 Sport Edition has been developed by Volkswagen Individual GmbH. Volkswagen Individual also offers the six-litre W12 engine in the Touareg W12 Executive. The new Touareg W12 Sport Edition can be ordered now and costs 96.300 euros.

Text: Classic Driver
Photos: Volkswagen

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