German record-breaking driver, Rainer Zietlow will visit Strong Volkswagen on August 5 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in his record-setting Touareg. Join us at Strong Volkswagen where you can watch a movie about the journey and look inside the vehicle.
Renowned adventurer and off-road driver, Rainer Zietlow and his team, commemorated the 75th anniversary of the longest road in the world, the Pan-American Highway, with a record setting endurance challenge from Argentina to Alaska. Beginning on July 2nd, the team covered 14 countries and nearly 16,000 miles in a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI® Clean Diesel SUV in just 11 days, 17 hours and 22 minutes, a new world record.
According to the official website, “Zietlow chose the Touareg TDI® Clean Diesel for its durability, high performance and long-range fuel efficiency. Its turbocharged 3.0L V6 TDI® engine delivers 225 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque and is designed to perform on rugged terrain and mixed road surfaces at varying altitudes. The clean diesel Touareg consumes 30 percent less fuel and produces up to 25% lower CO2