Volkswagen officially introduced the new Touareg R-Line on the UK market. Based on the already well-equipped Touareg Altitude, the Touareg R-Line adds luxurious extra equipment and unique R-Line styling cues, together worth over £4,000, for a premium of just £750.

The Touareg R-Line sits on 20-inch "Tarragona" alloy wheels with 275/45 R20 tyres complementing the distinctive front and rear bumpers and side skirts, added to R-Line badges on the front wings. Standard bi-xenon headlights with dynamic curve lighting and LED daytime running lights give the R-Line driver are complemented by LED rear lights and number-plate lights.

Stepping into the cabin, over the bespoke R-Line sill plates, both passengers and drivers will appreciate the standard full-length panoramic electric sliding glass sunroof.  Also standard is keyless entry and start and an electrically powered tailgate.

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The R-Line also comes with leather upholstery, a satellite navigation and audio system with eight-inch full-colour touchscreen, DAB, Bluetooth and MDI multi-device interface for iPods, two-zone climate control, a Stop/Start system and battery regeneration, to help maximise fuel efficiency.

The Touareg R-Line is available with an eight-speed automatic gearbox paired to a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine with either 204 PS, for £44,025, or 245 PS, for £45,645.

Source: Volkswagen