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, Berbers of the Sahara, numbering c.2 million. They have preserved their ancient alphabet, which is related to that used by ancient Libyans.
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The new generation Touareg is based on the company's MLB platform and shares its underpinnings with the Audi Q7, Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne and Lamborghini Urus.
9 billion between 2012 2016 into the production of the new generation of Volkswagen Touareg as well as other SUV models produced in Bratislava, informed Ralf Sacht, the chairman of Volkswagen Slovakia's board of directors.
Standing at the top of the model range, the Touareg shows all of the brand's power with its expressive design, innovative technologies and dynamic handling properties.
And while the Touareg is one of VW's largest vehicles it never felt big from behind the wheel and parking sensors and a rear view camera made parking simple.
The extra equipment on the top-ranger has a value of PS3,255 if specified separately, but the premium over the Touareg R-Line is a PS1,160, underlining the car's great value.
The refresh to the Volkswagen Touareg is welcome, but it doesn't disguise the fact that this model is getting a little long in the tooth.
This February, Volkswagen in Oman, in collaboration with SWISS, offered customers a chance to win a unique offA[degrees]road adventure in Spain in the new Touareg.
Power, meanwhile, gave the 2012 version of the Touareg an "about-average" grade for overall quality, and "worse-thanaverage" grade for predicted reliability.
First shown at the Paris Motor Show in September 2002, the Touareg arrived in dealer's showrooms very quickly thereafter, being available in Germany in December 2002 and landing here in the UK in early May 2003.
Felix Miranda, brand manager of Volkswagen Centre Bahrain, said: "The new Touareg enjoys a refreshed exterior in addition to exciting new technical additions such as the Start-Stop 1.
The Touareg is described as one of the world's most successful premium-class SUVs.
Despite its impressive credentials, the Touareg is saddled with an image that may be fine for a lesser Golf or Passat, but is ultimately lacking in the upper echelons of the executive SUV market where similar vehicles can easily command twice the price.