Jeremy Clarkson takes the Volkswagen Touareg out for a road test in this classic Top Gear segment. Its “twin-turbocharged diesel V10 engine pushes the Touareg from 0–62 mph (100 km/h) in 7.8 seconds, and on to 143 mph (230 km/h) maximum.” Video after the jump.
…Touareg was co-developed with Porsche, who was also looking to add an SUV to their lineup, as a cost-sharing initiative. Porsche shares this chassis to underpin their Cayenne SUV, although there are numerous styling, equipment and technical differences between the two vehicles. Also, the Touareg replaced the Eurovan for North America as the company’s truck