Volkswagen Tiguan Electric Spy Shots


Volkswagen looks like it's going to give the Tiguan a serious makeover. A modified test mule has been photographed out and about,

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and it appears that the next-generation model will be electric. For the 2018 model year, Volkswagen introduced the current Tiguan.


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An image shows a test mule in a modified body of the current-generation crossover. At the front, there are significant changes,

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With an aggressive front bumper design, it sits above a revamped lower grille opening. Based on the covered grille,

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the beefy side skirts, and the absence of visible tailpipes, we believe this model is battery-electric.


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Although Volkswagen offers more and more MEB-based EVs, the updated Tiguan could continue to ride on the current MQB platform.


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With the old platform, Volkswagen could offer mild hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and fully electric powertrains for the Tiguan.

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As VW moves toward becoming an all-electric vehicle manufacturer, the wide powertrain lineup will enable it to offer cheaper alternatives to its customers.

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