Originally Posted by LTWon
I would have to disagree. 4wd duramax with an advantage of 897 curb weight lbs, 87 hp and 212 lb ft of torque would win this battle. There is a huge advantage to the toureg in 4wd and 2wd due to traction. This truck in 4wd and the outcome would be different.
The Durmax has 765 lb ft torque?
Toareg V10 turbo diesel has 553 lb ft torque at 2000rpm. My quick search showed duramax as having a very respectable peak torque of 520 lb ft. But perhaps there are variations of the engine that I didn't see.