Volkswagen has released a sketch that gives the clearest look yet at what it’s planning for the third-generation Touareg SUV. The three-row Touareg will be revealed at the Beijing motor show next month, to dive back into the heavy-punching fight for large SUVs, swinging away with the likes of the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Land Rover’s Discovery. There’s also the Porsche Cayenne, Audi’s Q7 and its upcoming Q8 and the Bentley Bentayga, all of which share their MLB Evo architecture with the new Touareg. Whisper has it the flagship’s powertrain will be a mighty V8 twin-turbodiesel for a car that will be about 60mm longer and 25mm wider than the existing model. It is expected to be about 65kg lighter than the outgoing car, so some of the smaller-engined variants should slip well below the 2,000kg barrier and towards 1,950kg. The big breakthrough, though, will be inside the car. The top-spec versions will be fitted with what Volkswagen calls its Innovision Cockpit. While some believe ...

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