Serial Volkswagen Tayron: all-wheel drive and sport versionJuly 17, 2018
Pictures of the new crossover Tayron appeared in the base of the Ministry of Industry of China. The crossover is a serial embodiment of the Advanced Mid-Size SUV concept, which debuted in Beijing this March. The main market for the novelty is China, cross-country production has already started at the FAW-Volkswagen JV plant.
Tayron is built on an MQB platform. It is expected that in the Chinese brand line the novelty will occupy a niche between the sibling stretched VW Tiguan L (in Europe – Allspace) and Teramont, with Tyrone being shorter than Tiguan. The length of the new SUV is 4 589 mm, width – 1 860 mm, height – 1 660 mm, wheelbase – 2 731 mm. Dimensions of the Chinese Tiguan L: 4 712/1 839/1 673 mm, the distance between the axes is 2,791 mm. Dimensions Volkswagen Teramont: 5 039/1 989/1 773 mm, wheelbase – 2 980 mm.
For VW Tayron are provided: LED optics, panoramic sunroof, 17-, 18- or 19-inch wheels. Also, the novelty will be offered in the exported version of the R-Line – this cross differs slightly more aggressive bumpers and the presence of two exhaust pipe fittings. The model will be available only in a five-seater version.
The SUV is equipped with a petrol turbo four 2.0 TSI with a capacity of 186 or 220 hp, which works in tandem with the DSG-7. The same motor is in the arsenal and Tiguan L, and Teramont. VW Tayron can be bought with a 4Motion all-wheel drive.
In the Chinese market, a new crossover Volkswagen will be out by the end of this year. The price has not been announced yet. The SUV Tiguan L in the China costs from 223 800 yuan. Crossover Teramont in China will cost a minimum of 308,900 yuan.
So far there is no data on Volkswagen’s plans to sell Tayron outside the Celestial Empire. Meanwhile, earlier the brand revealed another new crossover – Tharu. This SUV will become a global model: the first to get it from the Chinese, and in 2020, the SUV will reach the US and the countries of South America. Moreover, according to unofficial information, for our market production of Tharu will be adjusted at the Kaluga plant of the concern.