• Jun 28, 2006
The 2007 Volkswagen Touareg is already on sale, but a late-2007 model will debut in the spring with the revised headlights and front end seen above, along with refreshened taillights. This swept back taillight shape with a slight dip in the lower contour seems to be a new design trend, as Chrysler has begun using it in its lineup on vehicles such as the upcoming redesigned Sebring sedan and refreshened Pacifica.

The Touareg also gets an updated interior with a new pop-up navigation system, seats and some new switchgear as well, according to Edmunds' Straightline blog. The 2007 model already on sale was upgraded for this model year with a new 3.6L V6 that will carry over into the new model along with rest of the Touareg's engine lineup. The only motor in question is the diesel, which had been discontinued in the U.S. but will be returning later this year or early next. As new stricter diesel emissions regulations go into effect on January 1st, the Touareg's diesel will suddenly find itself legal in only 45 states.

[Source: Straightline Blog]


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      • 8 Years Ago
      "This swept back taillight shape with a slight dip in the lower contour seems to be a new design trend, as Chrysler has begun using it in its lineup on vehicles such as the upcoming redesigned Sebring sedan and refreshened Pacifica."


      Or the Chrysler 300 that has been on sale for only a few years now... we wouldn't want any corporate faces, now would we?
      I hear that the GMT-900's are going to use a new "bowtie" looking thing in the middle of the grill.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I love that something released in spring 07 is a "late 2007" model. I'm going to start calling car models by the year in which they were literally built, or by generation... so this touareg will be a 2007 (since I'm assuming it would be built in winter 2007). It would also be generation 2.1 . However, generation 2.0 will have 2006 cars.
      • 8 Years Ago
      One of the most unreliable cars I have ever owned. Can't wait to get rid of this POS.
      • 8 Years Ago
      > This swept back taillight shape with a slight dip in the lower contour seems to be a new design trend

      wtf? New???
      • 8 Years Ago
      VW makes such a big stink about their designs. They should focus on building reliable cars that retain their value. The Touareg is one beautiful designer piece of German junk!
      • 8 Years Ago
      #4, I am 6'2" and have no problems with the seats.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I wonder if the "revised" seats give the driver any more room. My ex and I went looking at the Touareg and with him at 6'3" he could only see the sun visor while trying to look out the windshield.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Black turtleneck wearin', latte lovin' beatniks rejoice all around the World.