This document focuses mostly on Touaregs sold in North America, although hopefully it will grow to become a comprehensive FAQ for all Touaregs sold worldwide.This document is not intended to function as a replacement for the owner's manual, but does identify and correct several mistakes and deficiencies in the official VW manual.Under normal driving conditions, the Porsche sends 62 percent of torque to the rear wheels, whereas the Touareg splits torque 50/50 front and rear.Both vehicles are capable of sending 100% of the torque to either the front or the rear wheels if traction condi tions warrant.Although the two vehicles were largely co-developed, Porsche and Volkswagen parted company two years before the introduction of the pair to work in secret on the remaining aspects of the cars.The Cayenne and Touareg share the same chassis, transmission, AWD system, suspension, windshield, doors, and some sheet metal.
I installed an 8gb card (Garmin recommended that size), opened up Garmin Express, connected the unit and followed the online instructions from there on.
Literally, Touareg means "Knight of the Desert" or "Free Folk" depending on who you ask.
In the context of this document, The Touareg is a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) sold by Volkswagen. Volkswagen seems to have settled on a pronunciation that sounds a lot like "tour egg".
Volkswagen's web site for the Touareg, which can currently be found at audio samples of different people saying the word Touareg.
The samples include the following variations: From what we can tell, here is the timeline: September 2002 - Touareg unveiled at the Paris Motor Show December 2002 - Touareg goes on sale in Germany May 2003 - Touareg goes on sale in the UK July 2003 - Touareg goes on sale in US September 2003 - Touareg goes on sale in Australia Yes, it is.