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    Report: Volkswagen Touareg R will be sold in U.S. with a diesel by 2012
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last time we talked about the next-generation Volkswagen Touareg R it was to relay rumors that the high-performance SUV might drop the automaker's venerable 5.0-liter diesel V10 TDI engine in favor of a V8 hybrid powertrain. ...

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    Rumormill: Volkswagen Touareg R Hybrid under consideration
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The words "performance" and "hybrid" are typically only bandied about in the same sentence by marketing types. Here in the real world, lugging around an extra few hundred pounds of batteries is no way to sharpen a vehicle's ...

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    Volkswagen unveils Race Touareg 3 for 2011 Dakar Rally duty
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    Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen has had great success with its diesel-powered Race Touareg 2, earning wins in both the 2009 and 2010 Dakar Rally. For the 2011 event, however, a brand new race truck will be entered, mimicking the changes made to ...

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    Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 teased, confirmed and under development
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    Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 teaser – Click above for high-res image
    While the latter years of the Dakar rally (when it was actually held in Dakar) may have belonged to the Mitsubishi Pajero, in the past two years since the premiere rally-raid event was moved from its namesake in North Africa ...

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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen Race Touareg 2 caught playing on Alpen roads
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    VW Race Touareg 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our camera-happy spy photographers were quick enough to grab a batch of shots of one very distinctive Volkswagen Touareg as it underwent mountain testing. From what we can tell, it's the next iteration of the German manufacturer's ...

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    VW Touareg W12 given the 500 horsepower treatment by CoverEFX
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    CoverEFX VW Touareg W12 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    CoverEFX, a tuner out of Erftstadt, Germany, has taken it upon itself to bless the VW Touareg W12 with a little extra horsepower. While the company specializes in vehicle wraps of all shapes and sizes, it's answered the ...

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    VW planning frugal-minded Touareg 2Motion?
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rumor has it Volkswagen is mulling a two-wheel drive version of the Touareg. Whispers are buzzing around the francophone site L'Automobile that the company is considering dropping power to the front wheels in order to create a ...

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    New York 2010: Second generation Volkswagen Touareg makes U.S. debut, Hybrid too
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen has just unveiled its 2011 Touareg for the first time in the States, giving us Americans a chance to see the slimmed down SUV and its hybrid sibling that we first saw at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg lightens up while getting serious
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The outgoing Volkswagen Touareg range has always lived on the wrong side of the tracks in America. It was a big, expensive Volkswagen. Notice that we can't just say it was a big, expensive vehicle, because those adjectives are ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #168 - Geneva Eve
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    The Shunk, Nunez, Abuelsamid and Roth quartet reconvene for Episode #168 of the Autoblog Podcast with the Geneva Motor Show now underway. Our first order of business is a stop at the Autoblog Garage, occupied this week by the ...

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    Geneva 2010: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg sports more features and curves, less weight
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We could say Volkswagen was tired of making an SUV that ended up being rather expensive – for a VW – after you stuck a few options on it. So in addition to the lost weight, the new Touareg has lost some of the ...

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    Volkswagen Touareg hybrid costs almost €23K more than diesel in Germany
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen is apparently content to sell lots and lots of diesel Touaregs and sees no need to market the new hybrid model as a loss leader to get market share. While U.S. pricing for the 2011 Touareg has yet to be ...

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    Officially Official: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg [w/videos]
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We weren't expecting to see the new second generation Volkswagen Touareg until the beginning of March at the Geneva Motor Show, but VW rolled out its big SUV at an event in Munich earlier today. The basic shape and proportions of ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg revealed in diecast form?
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    Between patent offices, surreptitious shipping company videos, and Marussias being left uncovered on the back of a truck in a traffic jam, lately we've been coming across all manner of ways for new cars to be accidentally revealed ahead-of-schedule. Here's another: a German model car company has ...

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    Geneva Preview: Autocar samples the new Porsche Cayenne Hybrid
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    The second-generation Porsche Cayenne is set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March along with its cousin, the Volkswagen Touareg. Both SUVs will mark the debut of a new hybrid drive system co-developed by the two brands, and both the revised Cayenne and Touareg will enter production some ...

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    Carlos Sainz victorious as Volkswagen fills the podium at Dakar
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    Carlos Sainz wins the 2010 Dakar Rally for VW – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we joined Volkswagen on its first run in the Baja 500 back in 2008, the diesel-powered Race Touareg 2 suffered two lengthy breakdowns before the first hundred miles had passed. Just a few months, ...

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    Spy Shots: Prototype 2011 Volkswagen Touareg caught naked?
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    Hey there, odd looking, what you got cooking? Yes, we're pretty positive you're looking (or about to be looking) at the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg caught without its robe on. Visually speaking, not much has changed. The front clip and hood look more in line with the sixth generation Golf/GTI. From ...

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    REPORT: Volkswagen Touareg successor headed for Detroit
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg - Click above for high-res image gallery
    January's North American International Auto Show (Detroit Auto Show) is expected to host the debut of Volkswagen's all-new third-generation Touareg SUV (the facelifted "second-gen" arrived in the States as a 2008 model). While ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg caught desert testing
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg - Click above for a high-res gallery of spy shots
    The Volkswagen Touareg (and its Porsche counterpart) are getting long in the tooth, and come 2011, both models are due for a full redesign expected to include a thorough makeover and a diet.Caught testing in the California ...

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    (Over) Active Aero: VW recalling Touareg over spoilers that might take flight
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    With products like its now-defunct Corrado sports coupe, Volkswagen has proven that they understand the benefits of active aerodynamics – but a new recall in conjunction with the National HIghway Traffic Safety Administration centers on the potential for some completely unintentional and ...

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