Volkswagen's new Touareg V6 TDI may or may not be making its official debut this week in LA. However, pricing information for the diesel SUV does appear to have leaked out onto the web. If accurate, the Touareg TDI will start at $42,800. That's a $2,500 premium over the existing 3.6L V6 gas engine version. That's a slightly higher premium than the Jetta TDI which runs $2,000 over the similarly-equipped gas Jetta. Of course being a German vehicle it's very easy to jack up the price well above tha
With a few hours behind us since the early-morning announcement of their diesel line-up in Geneva, VW is now giving more details on the Touareg BlueTDI, which will be coming to North America in 2008. There are no plans to bring this SUV to Europe. As we mentioned this morning, the Touareg BlueTDI's Selective Catalytic Reduction system (SCR) makes the 3.0-litre V6 TDI 225 PS diesel engine one of the cleanest diesel engines on the market. The point-by-point details are available after the jump.