A high-tech ride

The Volkswagen Touareg will arrive in Singapore early next year with a 3-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine.
The Volkswagen Touareg will arrive in Singapore early next year with a 3-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine.PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN
The Volkswagen Touareg will arrive in Singapore early next year with a 3-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine.
The Volkswagen Touareg will arrive in Singapore early next year with a 3-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine.PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN

Volkswagen's latest full-size sport utility vehicle is sleeker and comes with a drastically different cockpit

The Touareg is not Volkswagen's first sport utility vehicle. That title belongs to a quirky one-off called the Golf Country that was made in Austria in 1990 and 1991.

But the Touareg is certainly Volkswagen's most famous SUV. It was launched in 2002 and is now in its third generation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2018, with the headline 'A high-tech ride'. Print Edition | Subscribe