Strip the Volkswagen Touareg Gold Edition Study of most of its gold elements, add a few racing elements, and you’ll have Volkswagen’s second model to be introduced at the Qatar Motor Show. Dubbed the Race Touareg 3 Qatar, this vehicle is a genuine Rally motorsport vehicle similar to the vehicle used in the Dakar Rally except for the fact that it is entirely street-legal.

Made to push the limits with a 0-60mph sprint time of less than six seconds, the Race Touareg 3 Qatar is painted in the same "Magic Morning" white exterior paint as found in the Gold Edition Study, but this paint job also has a gold shimmer in it. The gold continues on with the gold 18-inch wheels from BBS and the gold "Race Touareg" signature placed along the side of the car, but that is where it ends.

Inside the SUV, Volkswagen has opted for the "Stealth look" inspired by the aircraft of the same name. To create this look, VW designers installed Recaro racing buckets and a roll cage in "Serpentino Grey Metallic," while the seat side supports and the door trim panels were covered in "Black" and "Pure Grey" Nubuk leather. The center seat panels were then treated to perforated Nappa leather in "Titan Black." The final touch for the interior of the Touareg is the Dakar victories listed on the aluminum center console, right next to the "Race Touareg" signature.


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  (448) posted on 11.15.2011

The platform of this Toureg 3 is very confusing and at the same time unique! I also notice that it looks so massive on its wheels, and it had a very striking interior feature, which is truly caught my attention. smiley

  (473) posted on 08.10.2011

This Touareg 3 Qatar is really masculine and impressive from exterior to interior. It is such a great car.

  (461) posted on 03.17.2011

I like how this one is specifically designed for rally racing. In am not really that fond of the gold trimmings of the Gold Edition, so this one would suite my tastes perfectly.

Tom555  (19) posted on 02.22.2011

This is on my dream as far as i am concerned this is the best weekend toy you could have for off roading

Tom555  (38) posted on 01.27.2011

How great would this thing look in a flat black paint job - as long as we get rid of those yellow wheels.

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