Widebody kit available for the new VW Touareg: JE DESIGN Widebody now available for the R-Line Share Comments The new Touareg measures four centimetres longer than its predecessor. However, only JE DESIGN makes the big VW wider. A combination of alloy wheels and a lowered stance bestows the new JE DESIGN Widebody kit conversion of Wolfsburg’s new SUV with a more striking appearance and a “king-of-the-road” like presence. The performance enhancement lives up to the visual appearance one expects from the widebody in an impressive way, and the superb interior is nothing but luxurious. The JE DESIGN Widebody kit is now also available for the new Touareg R-Line. Coming off the assembly line of VW, the SUV already has a sporty design; but now it is fitted with a new sports grille, front spoiler, front and rear wheel arch kit, rear apron insert, and a tailgate panel that make it look much more aggressive. All of this is available for 4641 Euro (manufacturer suggested retail price) including applicable taxes. All components are precisely fitted and manufactured in polyurethane (PU) or a fibre-reinforced composite and are supplied ready-primed. This customisation comes to a perfect full circle by adding the dual exhaust system with oval stainless steel tailpipes on either side (120 x 85 mm) at a price of 595 Euro. With this, the tuning specialist proves again how fast and efficient the JE DESIGN engineers work; because the body kit for the R-Line model completes the offer: JE DESIGN has now an exhaustive tuning program for all models of the VW Touareg II. However, JE Design has not stopped at the visual transformation of the Touareg. Thanks to its optimised engine management system, the performance of the 4.2 l TDI engine has been increased from 340 hp (250 kW) to 410 hp (302 kW) and the maximum torque leaps from 800 to 930 Newton metres. With that, the 0 -100 kph acceleration of the vehicle that weighs in at over two tonnes, only takes 5.4 seconds instead of 5.8 seconds, and the top speed rises from 242 to 269 kph. The price of 2999 Euro already includes a one year warranty for the engine, turbo charger, transmission, and power train, and can be extended to two years for an additional 199 Euro. The 3.0 l TDI as well is put through a hefty power enhancement program, increasing its output from 240 hp (177 kW) to 285 hp (210 kW). To help ensure the new-found power is utilised to its fullest extent, the electronic suspension module lowers the vehicle and brings it 35 millimetres closer to the tarmac – all for a price of 1428 Euro. This makes the new alloy wheels look even more impressive. JE DESIGN equips the Wolfsburg vehicle with its SUV-Select design, 10×22 inch aluminium wheels and adding ultra high-performance tyres of the size 295/30. In addition, a wheel spacer kit (30 millimetres in front, 40 millimetres in the rear), available at 409 Euro, ensures that the wheels fill the extended arches to achieve an optimum effect. In order to individualize the wheels, they are available in three different surface finishes: shadow silver with a polished front, matt black with a matt silver front, and matt graphite silver with polished edges. Custom-painted wheels are also available so that every Touareg owner can customize his vehicle to his own taste. JE DESIGN offers the complete wheel/tyre package for 5190 Euro. Rims are available from 690 Euro each. The aggressive appearance of the customised JE DESIGN Touareg stands in contrast to its luxurious interior. Here, the tuning specialist finished the entire dashboard, door panels, and the extensive roof liner with the finest Alcantara money can buy. Of course, JE DESIGN provides the respective TÜV Certificate for each customised component. Additionally, despite the performance increase, the Touareg is still in compliance with emission regulations. For additional information about the comprehensive tuning program by JE DESIGN, please call +49 7131/203 84-0 or check the company’s website at www.je-design.de/en.