Avis launches new 4x4 car group with Volkswagen's premium Touareg


From today, Volkswagen’s flagship 4x4 - the Touareg - will be available to hire from Avis as it launches its new 4x4 car category in the UK.

The Volkswagen Touareg is ideal for those looking for an adventure, whether it be a weekend golfing in Scotland, a road trip along the Norfolk coast or a surfing weekend in Cornwall. With the benefits of four-wheel drive, this sleek car is perfect for exploring every inch of the UK from city roads to country retreats. Plus, with its spacious interior and automatic drive, you can travel in comfort whether you’re away with the whole family or planning an activity-filled getaway and need that extra space for your golf clubs and bike!

What’s more this Volkswagen favourite offers customers the best in car luxury, with everything from heated front seats, climate control and touch screen navigation, to the latest in easy driving, fitted with parking sensors and 4MOTION permanent four-wheel drive to give you that added assistance on those rougher roads. Plus you can create and enjoy the perfect soundtrack with the iPod connection and DAB radio system, fitted as standard.

Avis UK Fleet Director, Michael McInerney commented; "We are committed to providing our customers with a choice of quality and versatile cars to hire and the introduction of our new 4x4 category to the UK fleet demonstrates this. The category has launched with the addition of the fantastic Volkswagen Touareg, perfect for everything from a family getaway to an adventure sports filled weekend and we’re excited to be able to offer this to our UK customers."

The new SE 3.0 204PS Tiptronic model is being introduced to Avis’ wide range of vehicles available from London Heathrow Airport, Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow Airport. To find out more information on the Avis fleet and available pricing options, please visit


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