The Touareg model was introduced for the first time ten years ago. Since then, 700,000 have been sold around the world. In order to celebrate its anniversary, Volkswagen introduces Touareg X Special Edition models model which will be produced in only 1000 examples and will be based on the TDI Clean Diesel Lux trim.

On the top of the standard Touareg TDI Lux, the X Special Edition adds also 19-inch "Moab" aluminum-alloy wheels, striking Moonlight Blue Pearl paint, LED taillights, and Touareg X-specific badging.

The interior of this SUV features Vienna leather seating surfaces in Black Anthracite and a complementing black headliner. Other accents throughout the interior include Engineered Ebony Wood on the dashboard and doors and a piano black center console. Aluminum door sill scuff plates with front illumination, aluminum-appearance pedal covers, and ambient lighting round off the luxury treatment.

Powered by 3.0-liter turbocharged and direct injection V-6 TDI Clean Diesel engine the Touareg X is effortlessly producing 240 horsepower (177 kW) and a stout 550 Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. The unit is coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission which delivers EPA estimated 29 mpg on the highway. As a standard the model is equipped with a 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system is standard.

Furthermore, Touareg X has features a wide range of standard equipment: panoramic powered sunroof, keyless access with push-button start, Bi-Xenon headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights, front fog- and cornering lights, sophisticated RNS 850 navigation system with an eight-inch color touchscreen, 60GB hard drive, and rearview camera, Bluetooth technology, Climatronic dual-zone air conditioning, 12-way powered and heated front seats with driver seat memory and power adjustable lumbar and a leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel.

2014 Volkswagen Touareg X is priced at $56,170 USD.

Source: Volkswagen