Volkswagen will prepare for the US market a new crossover Tarek

Volkswagen will prepare for the US market a new crossover Tarek

May 25, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

This model in the Chinese market is known as Tharu. Such a crossover buyers met very favorably, which gave high sales results. Now the German automaker is counting on a similar success among American motorists.

Volkswagen is going to offer residents of the United States and South America a new budget crossover called the Tarek. It is known that this will be a little modified VW Tharu, which a few months ago successfully debuted on the car market of the Middle Kingdom. According to foreign automotive media, the production of new items will begin in 2021. The basis for the new model will be a modular platform MQB, which can now be seen on the Czech crossover Skoda Karoq.

 Hence the identical dimensions of two SUVs: length – 4,453 mm, width – 1,841 mm, height – 1,630 mm, wheelbase – 2,680 mm.

Engine line Volkswagen Tharu is represented by three turbo engines for 1.2, 1.4 and two liters with an impact of 116, 150 and 186 horsepower, respectively. A six-speed manual or “robot” is offered to customers as a transmission. Drive – no alternative front. Initial equipment Tharu in China costs 165,800 yuan. According to preliminary estimates, the most affordable Tarek in the United States will be estimated at $ 22,000