Volkswagen Developing Tiguan Coupe; Launch Next Year


Volkswagen will offer both two wheel and four wheel drive options for the Tiguan Coupe; will be priced costlier than the regular model

SUVs are the latest trend of automotive Industry as they drive growth for every manufacturer in almost every country. This growth has given confidence for manufactures to experiment with the brick type body style associated with SUVs. BMW started the coupe SUV body style with X6 and it was a huge success then other manufacturers started to follow. Land Rover pushed it even further by introducing convertible version of Evoque.

Now Volkswagen is also following the trend as the company is planning to introduce a coupe version of Tiguan. The exterior design of Tiguan Coupe will be sporty and aggressive than the regular version. We can expect muscular design for the bumper with large air-intakes and bold grille with LED headlamps.

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The major design change compared to regular model will be on the side as the roof will be coupe like even though this will sacrifice interior headroom. The rear will also get sporty tail lamps and new bumper. The interior of Tiguan Coupe will be identical to the standard model. But we can expect some sporty elements like new upholstery and seats.

The instrument cluster and steering wheel will also be different from the standard model. The features list will be similar to regular Tiguan. The front passengers will get similar space like the current model but the rear knee room and headroom will be on the lower side. Volkswage Tiguan Coupe will share engines from the current model.

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The 2.0 L turbocharged engine with 184 hp and 299 Nm of torque will be available in base variants. The top end R Line pack could get the powerful version of this engine producing 300 hp of power and 380 Nm of torque. These engines could be mated to 8 speed automatic transmission.

Volkswagen will offer both two wheel and four wheel drive options for the Tiguan Coupe. The German manufacturer will introduce Tiguan Coupe next year and it will be priced above the regular model. Earlier this year, Volkswagen confirmed that they will introduce convertible version based on T-Roc which is expected to arrive in 2020.