The SUV concept is likely to use an enlarged version of this platform destined for the next generation Passat mid-sizer, and offer similar accommodation to the strong-selling US-market Ford Explorer SUV.
The Detroit-bound concept is expected to be designed for a lower price point than Touareg, which would help fill the sizeable gap between the Tiguan - the most expensive 103 TDI variant of which retails here for $35,990 - and the Touareg, which has Australian buyers forking out $62,990 for the base 150 TDI.
Volkswagen is yet to officially confirm the appearance of such a concept, but keep an eye on TMR’s Detroit coverage on January 15 just in case...
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