The new generation of Volkswagen Touareg finds a way to be both a Poor Man’s Cayenne and a Rich Man’s Passat
The new Volkswagen Touareg SUV does just about everything tremendously well, and there’s barely a conceivable situation where it can be convinced to behave poorly. The Touareg is sophisticated and cultured and quiet and smooth, yet it can also whip around corners with disturbing (but easily controlled) alacrity. There are plans to lift the price of the Volkswagen Touareg this time around, and that’s the only realistic impediment to its success.
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There’s a point, following a moderately-driven Boxster S through the Austrian Alps, where the road straightens for just long enough before the corners start again. It’s enough to show both the best and the worst of the new Volkswagen Touareg in one easy kilometre.
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