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Volkswagen Touareg R50: Stump pulling in style

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Oct 9th, 2007 at 2:31PM

Click the image above for a gallery of high-res pics of the Touareg R50.After releasing a teaser last week, Volkswagen finally let loose official details about the Touareg R50 before its debut at the Sydney Motor Show this Sunday. VW tweaked the ECU to huff extra boost into the twin-turbo'd 5.0-liter V10 TDI, which now produces 350 HP at 3,500 RPM and peak torque of 627 lb.-ft. at 2,000 RPM. That allows the bespoke blue behemoth to sprint to 62 in 6.7 seconds and on to a top speed of 146 MPH.The Touareg's R-treatment isn't limited to the extra grunt, as VW's Individual group equipped the R50... Read More

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