2007 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4dr SUV AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6A)
The Touareg has excellent build-quality, power, handling, comfort; and it is fun to drive on and off-road. Despite some of the complaints, the FSI V8's fuel economy is on par with any comparable performance AWD vehicle with 350 hp.
The 350 hp FSI V8 motor, 6-speed transmission with sport and manual shift modes, optional air suspension with adaptive xenon lights.
Offer paddle shifters (as an installed option vs. going 3rd party). The hitch is expensive if you have a dealer install it, it pays to order it pre-installed.