Volkswagen has added another special edition to its range with the launch of the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg Edition into Australian dealerships. Based on the single most popular Tiguan model in Australia, the 162TSI Highline, the Wolfsburg Edition adds more standard equipment over the regular Tiguan Highline.
Priced from $55,490 plus on-road costs ($61,557 drive away), the Wolfsburg is priced $6,300 more than the regular Highline, though adds metallic paint, the $2,900 R-Line Package, $3,000 Sound and Vision Package and more to create a tempting offer for customers.
Based on the Tiguan 162TSI Highline, the Wolfsburg Edition then adds the $2,900 R-Line Package with 20-inch alloy wheels – this time in gloss black – as well as R-Line details like the sportier bumpers, sports seats and suspension tune. The contents of the $3,000 Sound and Vision Pack, which includes Volkswagen’s Active Info Display digital driver’s display, as well as automatic parking and a 360-degree parking camera, are also added, as is a heads-up display – the first time a heads-up display has been added to the Tiguan locally.
Volkswagen are also including metallic paint as standard – usually $700 – on the Wolfsburg, and gloss black-painted wheels, mirror caps and side trim pieces are also included. All up, the Wolfsburg Edition adds around $7,200 of extra value, which saves buyers around $900. The only option is a $2,000 panoramic sunroof. Just 500 units of the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg Edition will be available locally, though Volkswagen Australia says that more units could be added depending on demand.
Like the regular 162TSI Highline on which it’s based, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg Edition is powered by a 162kW/350Nm 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, which is matched to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and Volkswagen’s 4Motion all-wheel drive system. The Tiguan 162TSI’s 0-100km/h sprint time is claimed as 6.5 seconds, and combined fuel consumption is rated at 8.1L/100km.
In tune with the recently launched seven-seat Tiguan Allspace, a recent equipment upgrade for 2019 saw the Tiguan range received more standard equipment than before with 19-inch alloy wheels with adaptive dampers, an electrically adjustable passenger seat with memory settings, heated outer rear seats, ambient interior lighting and the previously optional Driver Assistance Package with adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring with rear traffic alert, emergency assist, traffic jam assist and adaptive high beam headlights made standard on Highline models.
The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg Edition is on sale now, with just 500 units marked for Australian sales.
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