2009 VW Tiguan crossover unveiling

Last November, at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show Volkswagen unveiled a concept called the VW Tiguan. There were tale-tale signs that made us sure that it would become a production vehicle.

Tiguan will be based priced at $22,490, and will be available in United States Volkswagen dealerships in the Summer 2008.  The Tiguan shares the same engine as the Volkswagen GTI. The 2.0L TFSI turbocharged engine with a four-cylinder power plant delivers 200 horsepower and 207 lbs “ft of torque.

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