The second generation of Volkswagen Tiguan is now official. It is larger and has a more refined style than the model which will replace. It will debut tomorrow at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
F inally after showing the first sketches, Volkswagen officially introduced the next generation of Tiguan, will have its world premiere as part of Frankfurt Motor Show . It is the first SUV VAG to use the modular platform MQB , the same life to countless models of various brands and sizes within the Volkswagen group.
The second generation of Volkswagen Tiguan hit the market to compete in the compact SUV segment, where must be measured against the likes of the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR -V, among many others.
While still its dimensions have not been released officially, from the mark confirm that the new Volkswagen Tiguan is bigger than the model it replaces, while thanks to the benefits of the new architecture MQB, is 50 kilograms lighter .
is the first SUV from the Volkswagen group to use the MQB architecture.
also has a longer wheelbase and improved habitability, now 615 liters, which can be expanded to reach 1655 liters by folding down the rear seats. At a later stage there will be a variant of extended platform for Chinese and North American markets, which have seven seats in three rows of seats.
Mechanically options would be varied, as have eight engines for the European market, including TSI in versions of 125, 150, 180 and 220 horsepower, and four options diesel TDI with powers DE115, 150, 190 and 240 horsepower in the case of twin-turbo 2.0-liter engine with.
There will be front-wheel drive versions of both as integral system equipped with Active Control 4MOTION which allows various settings.
In addition, for those who enjoy sports such as motorcycling or camping, since the brand clarified that the towing capacity new Tiguan is 2,500 kilograms. Also it has a huge package of driving aids , including the automatic braking system, monitoring pedestrians, lane keeping, etc.
The Frankfurt Motor Show , the German brand will show the Tiguan in four different variants, but only three for the model that goes on sale next year. The finish R-Line sportier appearance will be one of the versions intended for urban use, lie the off-road , which has a greater angle of attack will be the version designed for those customers who want to have a product with features off-road.
also show a variant called GTE arrives in the format of a prototype, but it actually is almost a pre-production model. It is a plug-in hybrid that produces 218 horsepower using the same hybrid powerplant that the Volkswagen Golf GTE.
The new Volkswagen Tiguan will be produced in Germany, China, Russia and Mexico . You will reach the main markets of Europe in April 2016.
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