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Powerful, innovative and agile: the new Touareg R eHybrid is coming to Australia in 2024

The new Volkswagen Touareg R eHybrid is confirmed for launch in Australia in 2024. You can now register your interest to be the first to hear of local specifications, pricing and launch timings. The flagship model of the premium Touareg will soon launch on the market as a plug-in hybrid with the most powerful drive system of all Volkswagen models. With an optimised suspension setup and enhanced high-tech systems, the Touareg R fulfils its role as an top-of-the-line Plug-in-Hybrid Electric SUV model of the Volkswagen brand. The performance model has also been fundamentally redesigned at the front and rear, with a more comfortable interior and an even more intuitive Innovision Cockpit.

Peter Jost is Head of Marketing & Sales at Volkswagen R, Volkswagen's premium performance brand. He says: "The Touareg R eHybrid is our absolute top model. No other model offers as much performance, travel comfort and customised equipment as this model”.

Superior drive system, new suspension generation. The new Touareg R eHybrid features a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder turbocharged engine and electric drive motor with a system output of 340 kW as well as torque of 700 Nm as standard. This makes it possible to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds3 and achieve a top speed of 250 km/h. In addition, the new model has a roof load sensor that is networked with the suspension electronics. The further development of the suspension and control systems in the Touareg R eHybrid ensures even greater stability and precision in both dynamic and comfort-oriented driving situations.

IQ. LIGHT HD-matrix headlights in the Touareg project a carpet of light exactly into the lane and illuminate the road precisely

Numerous innovations – standard and optional. The standard highlights of the premium model include the redesigned, even more intuitive Innovision Cockpit with a central touchscreen (display diagonal: 38 centimetres, or 15 inches) and the new IQ.LIGHT HD matrix headlights. There are more than 38,000 interactive LEDs project a light carpet exactly onto the driving lane and illuminate the road more precisely than ever before.

In addition, the new Touareg R eHybrid stands out with the following standard features:

  • Differentiated design in Black Style for a sporty look (including R-specific front bumper inserts, black tailpipes and glossy black roof rails)
  • Blue brake callipers with R logo
  • VW logo in the rear illuminated in red
  • R logo projection via exterior mirror housings as surround lighting
  • Blue accents in the interior
  • Leather seats in sustainable Puglia leather with blue stitching.
  • 22-inch “Estoril” alloy wheels in combination with air suspension
  • Sill panel moldings with illuminated R logo
  • Vehicle key with leather-covered cap and R logo
  • Panoramic sliding sunroof
  • 4-zone air conditioning system