Volkswagen teased the world with its CrossBlue idea at the 2013 North American International Auto show in Detroit, however little news has actually originated from the German car manufacturer about the three-row SUV. That’s no longer the case considering that these spy shots emerged of an early pre-production mule initially reported by the Chinese vehicle site Autohome.
Volkswagen’s marketing department has actually apparently selected another “T” name, accompanying Touareg and Tiguan. Fulfill the Teramont. The spy images reveal lots of the Teramont’s style information, though information of its engineering stay a secret. A V6 badge is seen on the tailgate, however what V-6 engine VW is utilizing is still unidentified.
2019 Volkswagen Teramont Exterior
If the Teramont’s exterior is true to these spy shots, it will not have actually left far from the initial CrossBlue principle. Its sharp lines and distinct VW grille offer it a macho yet improved look. Satin chrome trim work brings contrast to the otherwise dark body color. The long hood appears to have a lot of space for a range of engines.
Around back, the taillights take after the LED systems utilized on the Tiguan crossover. The big chrome accent bar runs in between the taillights accents well the chrome lower fascia with double exhaust suggestions simply hardly noticeable. It’s here we can plainly see the V6 badge on the ideal side of the tailgate.
2019 Volkswagen Teramont Interior
Inside, the control panel wants to bring most of style styling from the CrossBlue principle. The cockpit console is low slung and uses a big infotainment screen flanked by air vents on either side. High end wood-like trim covers the dash and streams onto the door panels. The HVAC controls are of the three-knob range, making them basic to run.
We can see the shifter is various than the futuristic looking system discovered in the CrossBlue. And it’s difficult to see, however it appears the digital determines appear to be present. If not, the cluster in this test mule look a terrible lot like the idea’s.
Convenience appears to be first-class– a minimum of simply by the appearances. There is a two-part center armrest for the very first row and second row legroom appears plentiful. Air bents and HVAC controls for the second row even more the convenience level. Regretfully, there are no shots of the 3rd row lodgings. Like the CrossBlue principle, we anticipate the 2 seats to fold flat when not in usage.
2019 Volkswagen Teramont Engine
Little is understood about the Teramont’s drivetrain and these images offer no other hints. Clearly the V6 badge signifies making use of a V-6 engine, however which VW V-6 is still up for dispute. It’s possible VW will utilize the familiar 3.6-liter FSI V-6 discovered in the Touareg. In this case, it will make 280 horse power and 266 pound-feet of torque.
VW might likewise up the ante by obtaining Audi’s 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 discovered the in Q7. In this application, the all-aluminum mill makes a reputable 333 horse power and 325 pound-feet of torque. Both engines come mated to an eight-speed automated transmission with a full-time AWD. Anticipate VW’s 4Motion AWD system to come basic here.
2019 Volkswagen Teramont Prices
The Teramont will slot over the Touareg in regards to high-end and rate point, so anticipate its base cost to being well above the Touareg’s beginning point of $49,705. Possibly the Teramont will start life at $52,000. Climbing up trim levels and including choices might press the Teramont’s cost into the mid-$60,000 range.