A NEW UPMARKET version of the Touareg has been launched by Volkswagen. The Touareg R-Line adds extra equipment and R-Line styling cues, which together are apparently worth over £4000, but this is all available for £750 over the on the road price of the Touareg Altitude model. The Touareg R-Line has 20-inch ‘Tarragona’ alloy wheels with 275/45 R20 tyres, with new look front and rear bumpers and side skirts and R-Line badges on the front wings. Standard bi-xenon headlights with dynamic curve lighting are standard on the R-Line. The Touareg R-Line is available with an eight-speed automatic gearbox paired to a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine with either 200bhp, for £44,025, or 242bhp, for £45,645. Both prices are on the road. We have a Buyers Guide on the Volkswagen Touareg is on page 98 of this issue.