Volkswagen is geared up for its big SUV event

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As the clocks go back and tough winter weather approaches Volkswagen is turning up the heat in the SUV sector with the launch of a suite of new offers on two of the most competitive entrants in the burgeoning market sector: the fully-connected new Tiguan and luxurious Touareg.

Both models benefit from attractive offers during Volkswagen's SUV event, which begins at participating Volkswagen Retailers today and runs until 13 November. Among the Event's limited-time deals is an incentive for customers who finance a Tiguan or a Touareg in which they will receive their first two consecutive vehicle services free of charge.*

As part of the Event, the all-new Tiguan is available with a deposit contribution of £1,000 at 5.1 per cent APR representative for customers taking advantage of a Volkswagen Financial Services' Solution Personal Contract Plan*. Standard equipment on all Tiguans include Bluetooth telephone connectivity and the Composition Media infotainment system with an eight-inch colour touch-screen. For buyers of the SEL trim and above, this is upgraded to the Discover Navigation system. Meanwhile six airbags help to ensure the new Tiguan is rated at a maximum five-stars in the Euro NCAP safety assessment programme.

Today's Tiguan is packed with technology and connectivity. Also featuring on the SEL trim and above is Volkswagen's Active Info Display system, for instance, which turns the instrument binnacle into a 12.3inch high resolution TFT screen with customisable menus and information. Meanwhile, Adaptive Cruise Control takes the strain out of driving in stop/go traffic. Available in five distinct trim levels, there is a Tiguan for every type of user. Additionally, the Tiguan has a white range of petrol and diesel engines and manual or DSG automatic gearbox options. Sitting at the top of the range is the storming new 240 PS 2.0 litre bi-turbo diesel Tiguan, available in SEL or R-Line trim.

In addition to the free servicing offer, and contribution towards the finance deposit, the Tiguan accessory Protection Pack is also discounted during the SUV Event. The protection pack compromises front and rear mud flaps as well as front and rear floor mats. It also includes a handy flexible boot liner. These accessories are usually priced at £280 RRP but, during the Event, are available for just £235 RRP. For the Touareg, the accessory Transport Pack has been reduced from £507 RRP to £460 RRP. Included are roof bars, a 340-litre roof box in matt black, and a storage bag for the roof bars and supporting rods.

During the SUV Event, the Touareg is available with a £3,000 deposit contribution for customers opting for a Volkswagen Financial Services' Solution Plan* when the 204 PS engine is selected, or with a £5,000 deposit contribution when the 262 PS engine is chosen. Both offers are available at 5.9 per cent APR representative.

The luxurious Volkswagen Touareg ensures a relaxed journey and at the same time benefits from permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive to put the 'Utility' into SUV. Its driveline includes a limited-slip Torsen torque-sensing differntial with an electronic differential lock on all four-wheels, thus aiding traction and the Touareg's off-road ability.

Inside the Touareg, plethora of standard equipment includes interior lighting, a multitude of useful sockets and storage compartments and 'Cricket' leather upholstery. Cruise Control, 27one electronic air conditioning and parking sensors ensure it is highly equipped while offering strong value.

The Touareg R-Line boasts 20-inch 'Tarragona' alloy wheels and sports suspension, which is approximately 25 mm lower than that on the Touareg SE. Bi-xenon headlights, tinted glass from the B-pillar back and the R-Line bodykit makes the version a particularly sporty drive.

Completeing the line-up is the new Volkswagen Touareg R-Line Plus. Featuring 'Vienna' leather upholsterly, 21-inch 'Mallory' wheels and the Area View for an all-round 360-degree perspective of the Touareg, this is the ultimate in SUV technology.