A fresh report claims Volkswagen has plans to offer a new seven-seater SUV in Europe based on the China-only Tayron.
According to Automotive News Europe, the new SUV will be produced in Wolfsburg from 2024. The report claims the newcomer could end up replacing the Tiguan Allspace and will be based on the Tayron built in China under the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.
An internal document cited by the publication says “the main plant was awarded production of a large, seven-seat SUV that will run off Assembly Line 2”, adding the newcomer will “will orient itself on the Tayron currently produced in China”.
The rumoured new SUV will likely slot in above the standard-wheelbase Tiguan and below the Touareg.
Earlier in 2020, the Wolfsburg-based firm revealed its new Tayron X for China, giving the market-specific midsize SUV the coupé-style treatment. The standard Tayron has been available in China since late in 2018 but this X-badged version adopts the in-vogue sloping roofline.