Volkswagen Motorsport is in the final stages of developing an evolution of the double Dakar Rally-winning Race Touareg in readiness for its attempt on the title in January 2011.

The Race Touareg 3 features a revised exterior design with updated aerodynamics but retains proven technology that has helped Volkswagen Motorsport win back-to-back victories at the desert rally which crosses Argentina and Chile. The changes follow the design cues of the latest production model, while also carrying forward some of the characteristics and dynamic qualities of the Race Touareg 2.

Race Touareg 3 will undergo hot weather testing in the deserts of Morocco, including the simulation of several rally distances and will make its first competitive start at the Silk Way Rally (11-18th September) and you can read the report of that event in a future issue of 4×4 Magazine.


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