The all-new Touareg 2011

September 2010 - Nice, France

John Ryan
Product Marketing Volkswagen of America

The all-new Touareg: Product Overview

All-New 2011 Touareg
Completely new sport utility vehicle from Volkswagen Efficiency: reduced weight, new technologies Performance: on-road orientation, three engine choices Versatility: more function and convenience Comfort: improved ride and acoustics, new interior, size Value added: focus on the customer

Efficiency – Reduced weight, improved areodynamics, fuel saving technologies
2011 Touareg FSI +/- 366 lbs. (166 kg) +/- 330 lbs. (150 kg)

Fuel saving technologies: 8 Speed transmission Thermo management Energy recuperation 1st Volkswagen Hybrid worldwide

Curb weight

4,711 lbs. (2,137 kg) 2011 Touareg TDI

Curb weight

4,974 lbs. (2,256 kg)

Class Leading Fuel Economy
Model 2011 ML350 4Matic 2011 X5 35i 2011 Touareg V6 2010 Touareg V6 City 15 16 16 14 City 2010 ML 350 Bluetec 2011 BMW 35d 2011 Touareg TDI 2010 Touareg TDI 18 19 19 18 City 2011 ML450 Hybrid 2011 Touareg Hybrid 20 21 Highway 20 23 23 19 Highway 25 26 28 25 Highway 24 25

+ 4 MPG hwy

+ 3 MPG hwy


Exterior Length Width Height roof / roof rails Wheelbase Front track Rear track Interior Cargo Volume Cargo volume, rear seat folded Shoulder room front Shoulder room back Leg room front Leg room rear Knee room rear -4.5 ft3 +/+ 1.6 in (41 mm) + 0.5 in (12 mm) -0.7 in (17 mm) + 1.5 in (38 mm) -0.2 in (7 mm) + 0.2 in (5 mm) +/(0.05 m3)

-7 ft3 (0.02 m3) + 2.1 in (55 mm) - 0.7 in (16 mm) + 0.1 in (3 mm) + 1.1 in (27 mm) +2.7 (68 mm)


High quality interior materials - leather, wood, metals, high grade plastics. Optimized interior acoustic comfort through better sound insulation and new exhaust Superb ride quality - improved structural rigidity and new engine and transmission mountings; TORSEN differential. Improved visibility and commanding view of surroundings, panoramic sunroof for light and air Touch screen navigation and radio with Bluetooth, iPod, Satellite, MP3, CD, DVD, Rearview camera

Passenger and driver front and side airbags with overhead sidecurtain protection and roll-over sensor. ABS, ESC, seatbelt pretensioners. Auto-hold and hill hold assist. Despite reduced weight- Improved body structure and sturdy “occupant cell”. High strength B-pillar and side impact beams to channel crash impact away from occupants. Fuel tank and fuel filler pipe rear impact protection. Whiplash-optimized headrests and backrest system to provide optimal whiplash protection in rear end collision.

Value added

All-New Touareg – 14 Build Combinations

Touareg Trim Lines – V6 FSI and TDI
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20” alloy wheels Dynaudio Park Distance Control Smart key “Kessy” Heated rear seats Heated steering wheel

19” alloy wheels Panoramic sunroof Vienna leather Memory seats Wood trim

18” alloy wheels Bi-Xenon headlights LED day-time running lights DVD navigation Rear view camera Power driver and passenger seats




Touareg Hybrid Standard Equipment
The Touareg Hybrid features a stunning interior design with an impressive list of features.
Standard V6 Sport equipment plus:
• • • • • • • • • • • • • 19” alloy wheel Panoramic Sunroof Navigation System w/ rear view camera Leather Seating Surfaces 12 way power driver and passenger seats Heated front and rear seats Heated steering wheel Power adjustable steering column Memory II (seats, mirrors, steering column) Park Distance Control All season low resistance tires Chrome design package Upgraded chrome exhaust pipe

The Touareg Hybrid will be available in only one trim level.

All-New Touareg: Colors

New Colors

Thank you

Dr. Bernd Stiebels
Technical Development Hybrid Systems Volkswagen Group

Development targets for Touareg Hybrid
■ Good offroad handling ■ High robustness ■ Similarity to base Touareg ■ Good fuel economy ■ Pure electric driving ■ Performance like V8, no limitations in max. velocity ■ No restrictions in climbing ability under full load ■ Towing capacity exceeds 7700 lbs. ■ Best take-off performance

■ Direct and spontaneous drivetrain feeling ■ Comfort comparable to competitors

Concept decision for Touareg Hybrid

Combination of parallel hybrid, all wheel drive, automatic transmission with torque converter/high gear ratio and TSI engine with high tourque output meets development targets best

Overview of Hybrid Powertrain (1)
Low temperature radiator Hybrid module with electric motor (34kW, 221 ft-lbs.) and disengagement clutch Ceramic catalyst 8-speed automatic transmission with Torsen

3,0l V6 TSI 245kW/325 ft-lbs.

Pump for electr.hydr. steering Power electronics Clutch actuator

Hybrid Module
Vent pipe Housing Power connector electric machine Rotor

Clutch actuator Clutch thrust plate with release stop Flywheel


Stator with cooling jacket Clutch disk Bearing

Overview of Hybrid Powertrain (2)

Coolant air duct

High-voltage battery NiMH 288 V 1,7 kWh 240 cells Air plenum with fans High-voltage power cables

Battery manager

Key Features for Improving Fuel Economy
Downsizing V6 TSI Engine Hybrid Functions 8-Speed-Gearbox 6+2 Eco Gears

Start / Stop

Electric Driving
Up to 32 mph on a plain road Up to 75 mph max. (downhill)



(extended E-Drive)

Engine stop up to 99 mph

Max. electric system performance


Engine and System Performance
350 300 250 Power in kW 200 150 100 50 0 1000 600 550 500

450 400 350

Power Torque
2000 3000 4000 5000 6000

300 250

Engine speed in 1/min
System performance availabe for approx. 10s during boost: Kickdown in „D“, or WOT in „S“ / „Tip“

Torque in Nm

ICE + electr. Machine „Boost-Mode“

Fuel consumption *: Acceleration 0-60: Combustion engine: Boost system performance: 21 mpg combined /25 mpg highway 6.2 seconds 333 hp / 325 ft-lbs. 380 hp / 428 ft-lbs.

* pending final confirmation


Thank you for your attention