I'd only get a V8 in an SUV...there's just more power.
I think you're right. The base model has the same engine but as far as the V8s, in which you DO have...they are modified of whatever VW has going for them.
Porsche is the same thing. They just stick and modify whatever they have. Lucky for them they have sports car engines. So stick one of those in there and you're good to go.
Audi has AWD engines...so those are modified and stuck in there...according to who makes the SUVs.
Anywho, I like the Touareg don't get me wrong....I just think that that the Porsche SUV would be better...IMO sportier and faster. Duh, it's Porsche.
But, to each his own.
Soooo, do you know what packages your mom's Touareg has?