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    The Motor Magazine 26.03.2010 | drive it

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    present it!: VW Touareg Volkswagen sold around half a million units of the first generation of the Touareg, and the second generation is now on its way.The revamped SUV will be hitting dealerships in Europe this April with a range of even more efficient engines to choose from. drive it! took the V6 TDI version out for a spin. The off-roader comes standard with an 8-gear automatic transmission, and the new hybrid version of the car can hit up to 50km/h on battery power alone. compare it!: Volvo V70 - Seat Exeo This week drive it! compares two elegant diesel-powered station wagons. Down from the high north, Volvo's V70 faces off with its hot southern counterpart, the Seat Exeo.The Spanish car is based on an old Audi A4 platform, which has also left its mark on the interior. The neat, tidy interior of the Volvo, on the other hand, has an interesting mix of materials. In terms of power, the V70's 170 horsepower should have beaten the Exeo's 143 hp hands down, but the Spanish car edged it out in the duel from a dead start to one hundred kilometers an hour. The Seat accomplished the sprint in 9.6 seconds, the Volvo needed around 10.