Detroit Auto Show: Vw Touareg Lux Limited

Article by Christian Andrei, on January 25, 2009

Volkswagen’s Touareg “Lux Limited,” which came out in 2009 during the Detroit Auto Show, features “Ayers Rock” 20-inch alloy wheels, coupled with size 275 tires designed to be usable in all four seasons. The limited edition vehicle also has exclusively tailor-made front and rear aprons, and side skirts.

A color lineup was also customized exclusively for the Touareg “Lux Limited” edition, namely the model-exclusive Biscay Blue, Black Magic Pearl Effect, Galapagos Gray and Campanella White. The Touareg SUV also features a comprehensive tally of features that are not exclusive to one model, but are available across the board.

With the “Lux Limited” version of the Touareg, buyers can enjoy those standard features and more. The interiors of the Lux Limited model are decked out in two colors. In one version, the leather interior is expressed in “Latte Macchiato/St. Tropez white” and accented with “Poplar grain” color.

The second version decks out the cricket leather upholstery in “Anthracite/St. Tropez white” finish, with the accents coming in “Engine spin dark” color.

This particular accent brings out a metallic aesthetic to the insides of the Lux Limited model. Both versions feature “St. Tropez white” trim for the door panels. Other standard features of the two variants of the Lux Limited include 12-way power seats.

Press Release

2009 Volkswagen Touareg Lux Limited

In just a few weeks, Volkswagen of America will be introducing one of the most economical and cleanest SUVs to the US market: the new Touareg V6 TDI with a powerful 165 kW / 225 PS Clean Diesel. In parallel to the debut of the pioneeringly efficient Touareg, Volkswagen is now presenting in Detroit an outstandingly exclusive special model of its high-end SUV: the Touareg “Lux Limited”. It will launch with the new V6 TDI and two highly advanced gasoline engines: a V6 FSI (206 kW / 280 PS) and a V8 FSI (257 kW/ 350 PS). All versions of the Touareg START share an exclusive interior that is only available on this edition that will be limited to 1,940 units.

On its exterior, the Touareg “Lux Limited” makes its appearance with high-end 20-inch alloy wheels (“Ayers Rock” type) and size 275 all-season tires, a styling package with special side skirts and customized front and rear aprons and a color lineup customized for the limited edition. The Touareg “Lux Limited” may be ordered in the exterior colors “Biscay blue”, “Black magic pearl effect”, “Campanella white” and “Galapagos gray” – the “Biscay blue” color new to the product lineup.

The Volkswagen Touareg is offered with a very long list of standard features across the board – i.e. in every version. After all, the German SUV is one of the highest end vehicles of its type in the world. The “Lux Limited” – developed by Volkswagen Individual – now goes even one step further.

That is because it always includes a two-tone leather interior combined with special interior accents based on the particular color variant. Version 1: Cricket leather in the color combination “Latte Macchiato / St. Tropez white”; where the center seat panels are kept in white. In this case, the interior accents are in “Poplar grain” decor. Version 2: Cricket leather in “Anthracite / St. Tropez white”. An “Engine spin dark” decor with a metallic look and feel is used here. In both variants the door panel inserts are trimmed in “St. Tropez white”. In addition, the driver and front passenger of the Touareg “Lux Limited” get standard 12-way power seats.

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