The brand of the car of the people presented, it was only a few hours, a new model whose main destination is the north american market, the Volkswagen Atlas. The German company has had to think more than twice before venturing to launch this model in north America, and it is that after the scandal of the issues that came to light just over a year, your image as a brand has fallen quite on the other side of the “great pond”.
SUV of generous dimensions with a spacious interior, in which you can find to seven spaces. Its development has been carried out on the well-known modular platform MQB of the Volkswagen Group. The dimensions are very large, as requested by the american public, measuring 5,03 meters long, 1.98 a wide and 1.77 meters high. This will become, when it is released to the market during the next spring, in the Volkswagen largest ever sold in the united States.
his arrival will available with two powertrains, both gasoline, although it is not excluded that subsequently incorporate some other mechanical. Start the Volkswagen Atlas will be offered with a 2-liter TSI engine and 238 hp; and a VR6 naturally aspirated 3.6 liters, which develops 280 hp. Both variants are associated to an automatic gearbox eight relations and series feature front-wheel drive, while the more powerful variant can be set with traction 4Motion.
There are missing items so the technology, as the box instruments Digital Cockpit, and a good setup in terms of connections to the internet and synchronization with smartphones thanks to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. Between the driving aids of this Atlas are systems like adaptive cruise control, collision warning front and braking in an autonomous, sensor dead angle, notice of involuntary change lanes, parking aid.
This SUV of large dimensions will be produced in the Volkswagen plant Chattanooga, in Tennessee. The american market will arrive in the spring and, by the end of 2017, will land in the markets Russia and the Middle East.