Tiger meets iguana, with beguiling results

Elegant, spacious and classy, Volkswagen’s new SUV lives up to its exotic billing and then some

26th March, 2017

You could be looking at the Volkswagen Namib. Or the Rockton. How about Liger? Or Samun? Or, my personal favourite, the Nanuk? I’m guessing there are a few blank faces staring at this page, so let me explain.

Before Volkswagen launched its first Tiguan back in 2007, Auto Bild, a large German motoring magazine, held a competition to come up with a name for it. The winning entry is actually a portmanteau of...

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