Trending with the trademark AMG “twin blade” grille and AMG front apron with the front splitter from its competitors, the new 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R with its own coupe-cross over are undoubtedly geared to lead the pack. After hitting the market during 2007 in the compact crossover segment, this dashing new Coupe is designed to provide fierce competition in this segment.
2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R – Innovative Features
The new 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R is designed to bring best in class and look. Drawing inspiration from Cross Coupe GTE upper design concept, the exteriors of Tiguan Coupe R is provided with Prominent C-pillar and a sloping roofline. This sporty crossover is designed with beefy wheel arches complimenting the sporty look. The front bumpers with large intake are worked on to provide an aggressive look to Tiguan R.
The vented engine hood at the new 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R also makes it look adorable and helps it to stand out in the crowd. The integrated exhaust pipes and a diffuser like a piece along with the sporty bumper well complement the seat section. Its tailgate is also reworked by placing larger spoiler atop it to enhance its look and increase aerodynamic features.
The German breed of the vehicle and its interior are no less compared to its exterior and performance. Its interior is designed to give the feel of sporty look with gear lever, sports pedals, and sports seating. The sports braking system combined with special braking system are sure to delight the user. Furthermore, this vehicle will come with the most modern digital infotainment system with added communication system. Its dashboard will be digital along with a head up display and driver assist system to provide for the excellent driving experience.
2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R – Engine and Performance
The German engineering geared to provide this new 2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R with features to bring best in performance and efficiency. However, the engineers at Volkswagen are set to bring the output in lines with that of GLA AMG or RS Q3. The 2.0 liter four cylinder turbocharged engine can produce up to 280 lb-ft torque and 300 HP of power to compete with Mercedes GLA45 AMG and Audi RS Q3.
The light curb weight which is likely to be below 3,500 lbs can provide for its acceleration rate to hit from 0 to 60 mph within 5.1 seconds. However, compared to the seven-speed transmissions in both GLA45 AMG and RS Q3, the six-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox in VW Tiguan Coupe R 2018 may not prove to be much help. The electronic torque vectoring and four –wheel drive aims to compensate for the shortcoming.
2018 VW Tiguan Coupe R – Launch and Price
Although no official announcement has been made yet, experts believe the launch time to be somewhere around mid-2017. Facing price competition, this new VW Tiguan Coupe R is expected to be within the range $ 45,000 to $47,000 based on its specifications.