The second generation VW Tiguan crossover SUV caused a lot of attention. The new model will be unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, until the beginning of the sales expected in early 2016. In addition to the standard version, are announced and the new, modified versions. First, there is the new Tiguan 5 + 2, and the Tiguan Coupe. Latest information indicate to the 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R version of the model.
The 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R is a sports-oriented version, announced Tiguan Coupe model. While we wait for this model, the company will offer a version with the 5 + 2 configuration, as well as the Coupe version of the model. Extended version, with seven seats is expected in 2016, while the VW Tiguan Coupe is expected in 2017. All models will be based on the new 2017 VW Tiguan model.
The new Tiguan with seven seats will be manufactured at the company’s new plant in Mexico. This model is designed for customers in markets outside Europe. The company considers that this model will not jeopardize the sale of the standard model with five seats. In contrast, the 2017 VW Tiguan Coupe and the 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R are designed for customers in the European market, primarily.
2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R Specs
Under the hood R models will be in four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo engine with 300 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. By announcement of the producer, 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R will be from 0 to 100 km/h arriving in 5.1 seconds. The engine will be combined with a 6-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission and 4Motion all-wheel-drive system.
In accordance with the spirit of sport, 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R will possess special package. It means a more aggressive body kit, sport tuned brakes, sport exhaust system, as well as sports interior trim. Of particular systems mentioned damper adjustment system in four modes, as well as electronics torque vectoring function. The vehicle will possess and specially designed alloy wheels, which will be higher than in the standard model.
Inside the vehicle was announced real sports atmosphere. There are sports seats, sports gear lever and sports pedals. In addition, the interior is sleek and featuring the digital instrument panel, as well as head-up display. There are also numerous driver assistance systems and a large number of security systems.