Volkswagen RaceTouareg — 2014 Volkswagen Touareg

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2005 Volkswagen Race-Touareg

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Wolfsburg, 16. January — Almost a quarter of a to the day, Volkswagen again Dakar Rally history: In Volkswagen was the first German to win the Dakar Rally. Twenty years later with the the German-Italian duo Jutta Kleinschmidt/Fabrizia gave a diesel powered its first ever podium in the world’s hardest desert by taking third position.

The Dakar Rally started on New Day 2005 from Barcelona and Marathon Rally Team was with a second competitive for the Race-Touareg. The latest version of rally vehicle was presented to the for the first time at the Paris Show. The Dakar Rally, its 16 special stages covering kilometres and 8,956 kilometres in represents one of the greatest challenges in

Volkwagen’s logistic department was systematically expanded, after the number of competing vehicles in the Dakar Rally from two to Race-Touareg prototypes for 2005. lined up with a team of 60 people, including management and drivers, for the long 9,000 trip to Dakar. As direct for the works drivers, two Race-Trucks are in the truck classification, which are to provide immediate help in the

Volkswagen constantly developed the after the successful debut Bruno Saby’s sixth and Jutta Kleinschmidt’s stage at the 2004 Rally Dakar. The important innovation concerns the The cubic capacity of the five-cylinder engine mounted longitudinally the front axle was increased 2.3 to 2.5 litres. As a result, the power by the turbo-diesel unit increases 175 kW/238 PS to 191 kW/260 PS.

The tubular frame, which only a third of a tonne, contains all the points for the units, body and suspension and also acts as a cage at the same time. aircraft steel guarantees a strength of up to 700 Newton metres per millimetre — after the FIA roll test covers corresponding to around 16.9 for a defined area. At the same the design also focused on the lowest possible centre of

2014 Volkswagen Touareg

All four wheels of the Race-Touareg are by double wishbone axle on the front and rear axles and have double spring and absorber elements. The spring is limited by regulation to 250 mm. In spite of the ground clearance, which a relatively high position of the wishbone, a kinematic suspension has been achieved that good-natured driving properties.

The TDI technology that is so pioneering in production is being used by in marathon motor sports Even in the 2003 Dakar the Volkswagen Tarek achieved a victory in its class with TDI The Race-Touareg is powered by an in-line engine. Its cylinder capacity of 2.3 is defined by regulations. In order to into the category of up to 1750 kg weight, the cylinder capacity may not 3500 cc. With a turbo engine, a factor of 1.5 has to be included which means that the may not exceed 2333 cc. An air flow of 39 mm is obligatory.

Over 450 Newton metres is applied to the all-wheel drive via a six-gear transmission supplied by The central differential and front and axle differential are designed compensating gears. Because any of electronic control (»active is forbidden under the regulations, all differentials have mechanical and locking facilities.

The appearance of the is not only striking and eye-catching it is also completely practical. to the short overhangs, even driving slope angles are no The entire body shell is from carbon fibre and weighs around 50 kg.

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2014 Volkswagen Touareg
2014 Volkswagen Touareg
2014 Volkswagen Touareg
2014 Volkswagen Touareg

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