2017 Volkswagen Touareg Release Date and News

2017 Volkswagen Touareg Release Date, Specs, Review – The new large crossover is being released under the name of 2017 Volkswagen Touareg and will be issued next year. The car has been reported to be based on the CrossBlue concept that was made available quite recently. This made possible the newest evolutionary design to be available which will completely change the look of the vehicle. Volkswagen has been looking for something to make their cars more approaching and interesting and it appears that they are going to do so with the latest Touareg model.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg side angle, alloy wheels

Their aim is to make the vehicle much more interesting for the general buyer and they are starting with a much more sophisticated look. The premium appearance of the car is going to start with the newest version of the car and from this model we may get to have other future model featuring the same kind of elegant lines and cues to their designs.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg front angle, grille and headlights

The designers have given the vehicle a new personality with the added elements and in a way breathe new life in it. The modern day mechanics of the vehicle makes for a much interesting ride and a better concept for the car as they are not only coming out with a new type of a design but also include a new optionally added equipment for the car, making it richer, but also a new engine version, making it a bit more powerful and versatile. Our review thoroughly presents the available information about the car and you can read all about it here.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg rear view, tailpipe and taillights

2017 Volkswagen Touareg price and release date

The current information do not offer us an exact release date for the upcoming 2017 Volkswagen Touareg. The vehicle was announced as a 2017 model and it will certainly arrive by then but there are some speculations which say that we will be able to see the car as early as the beginning of the year but we are not that optimistic when it comes to the release of the car. A more believable and suitable option is mid-2017 and all reports suggest that this is a much better period for the car to be released. There are still some kinks that need to be worked out thus the production level vehicle may take a bit longer than initially planned.

The car is going to come at a starting price of $43,000, but that is without any of the added equipment that car might come with. The vehicle ‘s price is expected to climb up to around $64,000 as  the highest trim level will be available for a price closer to that figure.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg engine options

2017 Volkswagen Touareg engine

There have been many talks and assumptions which are linked with the newest 2017 Volkswagen Touareg vehicle and its engines. The bottom line is that the vehicle is going to offer us a few options regarding the powertrain but there is no official information to state which one is going to be the ones that make it inside the car. The most apparent option is using a 4-cylinder engine as a base version and using the six-cylinder one as the secondary option. The third generation V-8 engine is also one of the possibilities that are being rumored about.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg engine view

Thus from our point of view we see the new 2017 Touareg boasting a 2.0-liter four-cylinder as its base option which is going to leave it with an output of  252 hp and 272 pound-feet of torque. The secondary option may well be the 3.0-liter V-6 with the production level set at 333 hp and 325 pound-feet of torque. We do not exclude the 3.0-liter TDI  engine which was also regarded as a high option for the newest vehicle. The last option will enable the latest Volkswagen product to achieve an output of 272 hp and also 442 pound-feet of torque. What we anticipate the most is the car using the new 10-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission which will enable the car to get better fuel economy rates and make the shifting much smoother.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg exterior changes

2017 Volkswagen Touareg white color, side view

What the initial thought about the exterior dosing of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is that it is going to use the  MLB Evo platform as a base for the car. This will make the car a very modern version and a pretty useful vehicle all in all. There are some parts which are going to be based on the latest Porsche Cayenne and are going to make it an overall better car. What they are going to do for the upcoming model is to make the materials lighter. What this is going to bring is the enable much better fuel economy rates and make it a better performance as well. It was not announced with are going to be the materials that are going to be used but it is certain that a aluminum based material is going to replace the traditional ones that were used for the previous car.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 5.9 in. (113.9 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 8.8 in. (188.8 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 4.4 in. (76.4 in.)
Passenger volume: 104 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 32.1 cu.ft. (max 64.0 cu.ft.)
Curb weight: 4696 lbs.
Top Speed: 125 mph
0-60: 6.9 sec
MPG: 17/23 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Black Oak Brown Metallic, Canyon Gray Metallic, Dark Flint Metallic, Deep Black Metallic, Moonlight Blue, Pure White, Reef Blue Metallic, Reflex Silver Metallic, Sand Gold Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 7716 lbs.

Interior specs

2017 Volkswagen Touareg steering wheel, dashboard, lcd screen and gear shift knob

The interior of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is going to benefit from its exterior design and the dimensions it brings. Thanks to the overall design the space inside the vehicle is going to be ample and it is going to allow for much more roominess and enable the passengers to feel comfortable. The Touareg is going to be fitted with a premium setting which is going to be aimed at maximum comforts. The car is going to remain with three rows of seats and they are not going to change their concept. The seven-seat seating arrangement is what the vehicle is going to use and all the passengers are going to enjoy the high comfort levels the car offers them.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg interior, leather seats and steering wheel

As the MLB Evo platform that is going to be utilized here is already applied to such vehicles as Bentley and Porsche. Thus we expect to see a similar kind of a setup that was given inside a Porsche Cayenne. The car also adopts some  Audi Q7 SUV features as the latest car was perfectly designed. If the car manages to adopt the features of the Q7 vehicles to perfection we are in for a perfect SUV crossover car.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg leather setas, back seats

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Release Date & Review

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Release Date and Review – The Volkswagen Tiguan for 2017 provides a refined level of ride quality and sophistication associated with German-made crossovers. However, with its so-so safety credentials, a fuel-sapping base engine, and a limited interior space make the Tiguan a hard sell. Its release date should be expected mid this year.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan exterior, headlights

Some of its highlights include a serene cabin, a premium interior trapping, a refined handling and ride quality, and punchy turbocharged performance. The new model has gained VW’s latest touchscreen technology interface, premium vinyl upholstery, heated front seats, keyless ignition and entry, and a lowered MSRP.

As an outlier, the vehicle has managed to stand in contrast to virtually every other SUV in terms of performance, refinement, family hauling activities, and interior quality. While the Tiguan has managed to do all that, the vehicle has prioritized more on certain areas than others which, nonetheless, come with their own positive attributes.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan rear view, white color,taillights

The 2017 Tiguan provides an indisputable and responsive German refinement that makes it more pleasurable to drive than the normal SUV. Things get even better with the four-cylinder turbocharged engine rated at 200 horsepower under the base’s hood. Additionally, the engine provides an impressive acceleration that most other SUVs in the segment may find hard to achieve.

More standard features have been made available to the 2017 Tiguan relative to its predecessor. Some of them include a blind-spot monitoring, forward collision mitigation, high-tech accident avoidance features, and the latest VW’s touchscreen interface that comes chock full of convenience and entertainment features.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan side view, alloy wheels, grille and headlights

Before considering the Tiguan, we highly recommend that you find time to shop around first. Among its compact crossover rivals include the 2017 Mazda CX-5, 2017 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2017 Ford Escape. However, if you can manage to live with its flipsides, the larger and more comprehensive Tiguan will be worth the wait.

Available Trims – Volkswagen Tiguan

The five-passenger 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will be offered in four trim levels: base S, R-Line, SE, and the SEL trims.

Interior Review & Exterior Changes – 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

Standard equipment and accessories available for the Tiguan S trim includes keyless ignition and entry, a steering leather-wrapped wheel, automatic headlights, 16” alloy wheels, heated mirrors, roof rails, a sliding and reclining backseat, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, an aftview camera, a CD player, media player interface, an eight-speaker premium sound system, “V-Tex” premium vinyl upholstery, a manual height-adjustable driver seat, air-conditioning, heated mirrors, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 5” touchscreen interface, and a CD player.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan interior, steering wheel, lcd screen, dashboard

The R-Line trim adds a power reclining front passenger seat, power lumbar, foglights, special styling and performance elements, a sport steering wheel, 19” wheels, special “R-Line” styling flourishes, VW Car-Net smartphone connectivity, a power reclining front passenger seat, satellite radio, a 6.3” touchscreen interface, and emergency communications.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan interior, gear shift knob, leather seats

The SE trim eliminates the R-Line’s styling and performance elements, but builds upon other equipment with a navigation system, LED running lights, 18” wheels, and a panoramic sunroof.

Finally, the SEL trim adds its own additional passenger seat adjustability, automatic climate control (dual-zone), an enhanced rearview camera, an eight-speaker Fender audio system, 19” wheels, driver memory settings, and a leather upholstery.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan side angle, alloy wheels, headlights, blue color

Exterior colors to look forward to include Panther Grey Metallic, Deep Black Pearl, Reflex Silver Metallic, Wild Cherry Metallic, Night blue Metallic, Pepper Gray Metallic, and Pure White.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Specs

A 2.0L four-cylinder TDI engine rated at 200 horsepower and 207 lbs. of torque comes fitted under the hood of every 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. The front wheel drive system is standard, as is the six-speed automatic transmission system.

During our test drive, a 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan with a front wheel accelerated from naught to60 mph in just 7.5 seconds.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan engine

As per the EPA estimates, both the front-and all-wheel drive return a fuel economy rating of 21/26/23 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 20/26/23 mpg with the AWD system.

Safety features available include side curtain airbags, automatic crash notification, remote vehicle access, a rearview camera, stability and traction control, stolen vehicle location, full-length side curtain, and geo-fencing.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 8 ft. 6.5 in. (102.5 in.)
Length: 14 ft. 6.5 in. (174.5 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.2 in. (71.2 in.)
Passenger volume: 95 cu ft
Cargo volume: 24 cu ft
Curb weight: 3601 lb
Top Speed: 119 mph
0-60: 7.7 sec
MPG: 21/26 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Deep Black Pearl, Night Blue Metallic, Panther Grey Metallic, Pepper Gray Metallic, Pure White, Reflex Silver Metallic, Wild Cherry Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 2200 lbs

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Release Date & Price

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will go for sale for an MSRP of $24,890. Rumors going round allege that the vehicle will probably be available mid this year. However, our mule is gathering vital information about its precise date of release and an update will be available soon.

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan front view, headlights and alloy wheels

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan trunk

New 2017 Volkswagen Beetle – Release Date and Info

If you love a stylish yet functional interior design, practicality, and mid-range engine performance, we suggest you check out the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle. According to Volkswagen, the new model pays proper homage to an icon of the past while still offering thoroughly modern performance and features. The Volkswagen Beetle release date is expected sometime at the fall of 2017.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle spy shots, side view

Even with Volkswagen prioritizing style over function, the Beetle still remains a compelling choice in its class especially considering it may be the most reasonably-priced four-seat convertible on the planet. For 2017, Volkswagen has made several changes and technology add-ons that are meant to offer their latest a more contemporary value and therefore enable it outperform its rivals.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle rear view, taillights and tailpipe

It combines mechanical underpinnings of both the Jetta and the Golf to bring out a unique, morphed and spirited performance and design. Even with its stunning looks, its DNA still reeks of the same flipsides its notable predecessors were known for. Its steering and handling are lackluster, and so is its driving experience. Both the backseat space and the cargo area are modest, relative to what the competition offers.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle exterior, front view

Alternatives you can consider include the Fiat 500, Kia Forte, Scion TC, and the Mini Cooper. The 2017 Mini Cooper Hatchback price starts from an MSRP of around $20,700, and for that value you get an exceptional blend of fuel efficiency and quickness, a premium interior, a highly customizable cabin, and a sharp handling. The Mini Cooper hatchback release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle side view, exterior, alloy wheels

The 2017 Scion TC release date, according to rumors, should be expected in the third-quarter of 2017. Some of the reasons that should compel you to wait for the vehicle include lots of newer standard technologies, easy exit and entry, spacious and reclining rear seats, a sporty character inside and out, and a quick acceleration. The Scion TC price is a bit lower than the Mini Cooper’s and starts from around $19,385.

2017 Volkswagen Beetlerear view, yellow color, tailpipe

Lastly, the 2017 Fiat 500 redesign has made headway, according to multiple sources. Additional specs include a distinctive styling, surprisingly spacious interior accommodation for two people, impressive fuel economy, and lots of practicality. For such features and many others, the Fiat 500 costs about $16,995 – a bargain compared to any other vehicle in this class.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Interior & Exterior Changes

2017 Volkswagen Beetle intyerior, steering wheel, dashboard

Some of the standard features available for the Volkswagen Beetle 2017 include a height-adjustable driver seat, heated mirrors, sixteen-inch alloy wheels, a media player, an eight-speaker sound system, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated mirrors, full power accessories, a CD player, a five-inch touchscreen interface, a folding rear seat, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, a rearview camera, three-color ambient lighting, upgraded gauges, satellite radio, premium leatherette upholstery, a sport-tuned suspension system, a height-adjustable driver seat, and an auxiliary audio jack.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle auto show, front angle, headlights and grille

Standalone options include automatic bi-xenon headlights, automatic wipers and headlights, a navigation system, keyless entry and ignition, a panoramic sunroof, a blind-spot monitoring system, LED running lights, a leather upholstery, a Fender premium audio system, a power-retractable roof, keyless entry and ignition, and special interior and exterior styling details.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle interior, leather seats

Exterior Volkswagen Beetle colors include Sandstorm Yellow Metallic, Pure White, and Deep Black Pearl. Slight changes on the palette can be expected during its release date next year.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Engine Specs

Beneath the hood of the Volkswagen Beetle 2017 is a turbocharged 1.8L four-cylinder engine good for 170 hp and 184 lbs. ft. of torque. Pairing is done with the standard six-speed automatic transmission system.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle engine

Some of the safety features available on the Beetle include a rearview camera, automatic crash notification, remote door unlocking and geo fencing, a blind-spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, side curtain airbags, front side airbags, stolen vehicle notification, and traction and stability control.

Check back later for more specs including its MPG, top speed, and 0-60 mph acceleration, as Volkswagen hasn’t offered any tangible clues yet.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 8 ft. 4 in. (100 in.)
Length: 14 ft. 0.4 in. (168.4 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.2 in. (71.2 in.)
Passenger volume: 85 ft³
Cargo volume: 15,4 ft³
Curb weight: 3012 lbs
Top Speed: 119 mph
0-60: 7,4 sec
MPG: 25/34 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors:
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Release Date & Price

2017 Volkswagen Beetle release date

Speculations and rumors within and without the industry fraternity has it that the vehicle will most probably go for sale sometime in the fall of 2017.

The 2017 Volkswagen Beetle price starts from an MSRP of around $19,595.

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2017 Volkswagen Beetle pink edition

2017 Volkswagen Beetle concept R line

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