Touareg "Expedition" was chosen to set the
record. It is a special model of the Volkswagen Individual, the tuning company of Volkswagen,
which was launched on the German market at the end of 2004. About
350 Touareg "Expedition" are planned to be produced annually.
Touareg "Expedition" is a mere standard model and has not
been modified for the expedition. It is equipped with a 241 metric
HP, 3.2 Litre, V6 direct injection engine.
the special Touareg edition "Expedition" Volkswagen Individual supplemented
the Touareg with the followings:
While setting the record, the Touareg was equipped
with Hankook Dynapro AT tyres and on snowy passages with pewag snow chains.