Volkswagen recently unveiled the first details and pictures of the new Race Touareg 3 model with which the Germans will try to obtain a new success in the Dakar Rally in 2011.
This weekend brought the first page of self publishing the first images and technical specifications of the new generation Volkswagen Race Touareg model with which the Germans will try to pass a new account success in the Dakar Rally.
SUV ready to climb the sand dunes of the world’s toughest rally, promising performance with much improved thanks to the introduction of a carbon and Kevlar body, increasing the stiffness components, but considerably reduced the total mass. Aerodynamics has also been redesigned, Germans engineers repoziţionând air intakes for engine cooling.
As an aesthetic that reminds brothers series produced in Wolfsburg, 3 Race Touareg to adopt LED lights front and rear. Under the newly replaced grille lies a 2.5-liter TDI diesel engine modified to produce a total of 300 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque.
Connected to a sequential manual five reports, propeller promises better fuel economy than its predecessor. Engine resources are transmitted through three-slip differential and helps SUV to accelerate from 0-100 km / h in 6.1 seconds, up to a maximum speed of 188 km / h.
German engineers have tested the new Race Touareg in March to more than 10,000 miles of rough terrain, which describes the new generation for 2011 edition of the Dakar Rally.
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