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282015 Volkswagen Touareg [w/video]

VW Offers Up A Safety-First Facelift

The second-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been in production since 2010, and is therefore staring down the last part of its model cycle. To keep buyers interested, the company has undertaken a refresh of its upscale midsize SUV. As is typical of these things, the changes include some exterior and interior rejuvenation, as well as increased content levels and a slight uptick in price.

23Volkswagen says goodbye to Eos, Routan in 2015 updates

Usually automakers announce changes to their lineup individually on a vehicle-by-vehicle basis, but sometimes it all comes at once – especially when the changes are ones we either expected or might not otherwise notice. That's the path Volkswagen has gone with changes to its US lineup for 2015.

18VW could triple current SUV lineup, key CUV may be delayed

Crossovers are one of the dominant global vehicle segments of the moment, and Volkswagen is realizing that to grow sales as quickly as it wants, the business needs more of them in the lineup. However, the US might miss out on some of this CUV bonanza because the company is still waffling over where to build the Crossblue.

7VW previews retouched Touareg for Beijing

Volkswagen is in New York this week showing off its new Jetta and Golf TDI SportWagen concept. But in less than a week, the German automaker will be off to China for the Beijing Motor Show, where it will showcase the revised Touareg you see here.

20VW launches special edition Touareg X

Volkswagen is no stranger to special editions, but its Touareg SUV has remained largely unspecial in terms of exclusive trims or unique packages. That's changed with the announcement of the Touareg X, a 1,000-unit run based on the V6 TDI Lux trim – mid-range diesel model, between the navigation-equipped TDI Sport and the TDI R-Line.

18Volkswagen Touareg facelift in the works?

Every once in a while, we get a set of spy shot images that come through that are almost impossible to tell what's going on. It's just the nature of the spy shot game, but that's exactly what we have here with these images showing a Volkswagen Touareg out testing.

AddVolkswagen Touareg TDI to embark on 14-day, 16,000-mile journey

Renowned adventurer Rainer Zietlow will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the legendary Pan-American Highway by embarking on a two-week drive from Argentina to Alaska on the world's longest road. Crossing through portions of 14 countries and covering a distance of nearly 16,000 miles, Reiner, along with two co-pilots (Carlos Fernandez and Marius Biela), will put a modified 2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI to the test.

7Volkswagen releases luxurious new Touareg Exclusive for German market

Volkswagen Touareg Exclusive – Click above for high-res image gallery

11VW Touareg W12 given the 500 horsepower treatment by CoverEFX

CoverEFX VW Touareg W12 – Click above for high-res image gallery

14VW planning frugal-minded Touareg 2Motion?

2011 Volkswagen Touareg – Click above for high-res image gallery

13REPORT: Volkswagen Touareg successor headed for Detroit

2011 Volkswagen Touareg - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddSpy Shots: 2011 VW Touareg Hybrid

Back in February, Volkswagen announced it would introduce a new hybrid version of its Touareg SUV in late 2010. This being the case, it's not surprising that the German automaker would be caught testing its new fuel-saving 'ute out in the hot, barren stretches of a U.S. desert.

7Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg spotted

Volkswagen is preparing its 2011 Touareg, and the company's most expensive expensive Stateside offering is slated to lose weight. Although the German automaker is reportedly aiming for a 600 pound drop, shedding 300 pounds is said to be more realistic, and the going speculation is that the mass will be taken out of the SUV's exceptional four-wheel-drive capability.

50First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI

Volkswagen Touareg TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery

10Detroit 2009: Volkswagen Touareg Lux Limited sports J. Crew colors

Click above for a high-res gallery of the VW Touareg Lux Limited Edition

AddVW Touareg TDI Trophy Truck finishes Baja in 13th place

Click above for more live shots of the Touareg TDI Trophy Truck from LA

11VW Touareg TDI trophy truck finishes 13th in Baja 1000 debut

The VW Tourareg TDI Trophy truck that was unveiled at the LA Auto Show last week made its competition debut on Saturday in the Baja 1000. The 550-hp diesel-powered off-road racer finished the 1,000 km race in 13th place in its class after a seal failed in the gearbox. The Arciero-Miller team had to swap out the whole box mid-race, dropping the truck well down in the standings. The Touareg is powered by a modified version of the same 5.5-liter V12 diesel used so successfully in the Audi R10 TDI f

AddLA 2008: Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI, 25 mpg highway

Click for a high-res photo gallery of the new Touareg V6 TDI

AddLA 2008: Volkswagen's imposing Touareg TDI Trophy Truck

Click above for more live shots of the Touareg TDI Trophy Truck from LA

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