Video: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg goes off-roading in the Sahara desert

Yesterday, Volkswagen took the covers off of the new 2011 Touareg. The big news for the 2011 model year is the hybrid variant, which is powered by a supercharged V6 TSI unit making 333-hp. Mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and a 47-hp electric-motor, the 2011 Touareg Hybrid produces a total of 380-hp and a maximum torque of 428 lb-ft. Fuel-economy is estimated to come in at 39 mpg.

More details of the U.S.-spec 2011 Volkswagen Touareg are expected to be released later this year along with pricing details. Until then, here is a video of the Touareg going off-roading in the Sahara desert.

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2011 Volkswagen Touareg:

2011 Volkswagen Touareg:

– By: Kap Shah