Next Generation Of Volkswagen Touran
On the eve of its debut at the Geneva motor show Volkswagen has fully unveiled the new generation of its Touran compact MPV. He, as before, will be available in five - and seven-seat version, but it was roomier, faster and more economical.
At the heart of the compact MPV expected lay modular platform MQB. The length of the compact MPV has increased by 130 mm (to 4.53 m), and 113 of these mm were mounted on a wheeled base. Due to the increased dimensions and improved design of the rear seat VW Touran received an impressive trunk. Its volume in a five-modification is 1 040 l, which, according to Volkswagen, is the best performance in the class. Maximum cargo space when folded rear seats can reach 1 980 HP By the way, despite the increased dimensions, VW Touran noticeably lost weight - an average of a new generation of compact MPV weighs 62 pounds lighter than the previous.
Touran will get a wide engine range, which will be petrol and diesel engines with turbocharging. Petrol motors in volume from 1.2 liters to 1.8 liters develops from 110 to 180 HP, diesel provide from 110 to 190 HP All motors are accompanied by installation, start-stop and recuperation of braking energy. In VW argue that a new generation of compact MPV was 19% more economical.
Novelty have provided a thoroughly redesigned interior and a significantly expanded list of additional options. For example, Touran received adaptive cruise control, automatic braking in front of obstacles, power liftgate can be opened, just after a foot under the rear bumper), three-zone climate control and led optics. In addition, some configuration of the compact MPV has received a modern multimedia system with MirrorLink function that allows you to display on its screen the contents of smartphones.
The debut of new items scheduled for March 3. Orders for VW Touran manufacturer will begin to take in the summer, and delivery of "live" cars will start in the second half of this year.