Posted on: Jul 05, 2010
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Volkswagen’s New Dakar Challenger


If you thought that what's available today on the market in terms of off-roaders was as good as there is, then you haven't seen what VW has in store. Presenting the Race Touareg 3, the latest of VW's diesel-powered challenger that has won the legendary Dakar rally for the last two years. VW promises that this one will be better than ever. The Touareg 3 boasts a number of improvements, including new carbon fiber and Kevlar bodywork for improved cooling.

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It has also gained new LED lights which bring its looks into line with the recently-launce production of Touareg. Under the hood lies a highly tuned twin-turbo 2.5-liter diesel engine which has been specially optimized for the altitudes of over 15,000 feet found in Dakar. No wonder that racing fans all over are rooting for the Race Touareg 3.

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