New 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan XL without camouflage

New 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan XL without camouflage

August 15, 2016 0 By autotimesnews

New spy photos of the elongated seven-seat 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan XL without camouflage were made on German roads long before its debut at the Paris Motor Show in late September. The fact that the vehicle is tested in Europe suggests that China is not the only market for which it was supposedly intended.

As you can see from the photo, the front and rear panel are identical serial Tiguan. The greatest visual contrast between the two cars notably from the side. The first thing that attracts attention is the back door. Not only is it more than the rear door production car, so it also covers the rear pillars. As for the interior, the only change is as said to be a folding third-row seat.

As expected, 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan XL received MQB A2 platform and increased the wheelbase by 110 mm base. Rumor has it that the extended wheelbase SUV will be exactly the same as that of Skoda Kodiaq. Under the hood, do not expect surprises. There will be the same turbocharged petrol and diesel engines, as well as in the standard version. The only question remains unknown. Will it Tiguan XL extended plug-in hybrid propulsion system. After all, it is known that the Tiguan and Kodiaq share PHEV.

The new Tiguan XL will be the second model in the line of the Tiguan, a third is expected to be a coupe-SUV, which run either in Wolfsburg, Germany, or in Martorell, Spain, the factory SEAT.

Earlier, representatives of the company informed that the vehicle will receive only two color variations, to highlight the elegant and aesthetic style.

Currently, the first prototypes of the Tiguan LWB undergoing road tests for German roads. According to experts, the new machine has visual similarities with the crossovers of the latest generation of Kia.

According to information from insiders in the company, the machine will present the first in South Korea.

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