Our spies have managed to get the first interior photos of Volkswagen's redesigned 2011 Touareg SUV.

Despite some camouflage, it's clear that the new dash features four air vents, premium materials, and a "curvier" design. The center stack, while hidden, likely boasts a large navigation system which should make finding unfamiliar places a breeze. We can also see a new steering wheel, which looks slimmer and sportier than previous units used in the Touareg.

While the new Touareg will grow in size (it is expected to offer three rows of seats), it will be lighter and more street focused than its processor.

Power will come from a variety of engines including a 3.6-liter V6, a 4.2-liter V8, and a hybridized 3.0-liter V6. The hybrid combines a supercharged 3.0-liter V6, which produces 245 kW (333 hp) and 440 Nm (325 lb-ft) of torque, with an electric motor that produces 38 kW (52 hp) and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) torque.

Look for the new Touareg to be unveiled in late 2010, with sales beginning in early 2011.


Gallery: 2011 VW Touareg first interior spy photos

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