W12 Touareg could find its way to U.S. market. SALT LAKE CITY – Volkswagen AG remains open to launching a 12-cyl. version of its Touareg SUV in the U.S. market, Ward's learns. VW will launch a version of the new SUV in Europe with its W-12 powertrain within the next 12 months. The 6.0L W-12 currently is sold in Europe as an optional powertrain in the Phaeton luxury sedan and also will be available on the Audi A8. “It doesn’t make sense to develop an engine for just two models: ...
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