Volkswagen is going to launch a SUV of medium size very, very shortly. So much so that today it has left the first chassis in the production line of the factory Chattanooga, in Tennessee. Because it is important to highlight that this new model will be focused on the american market and will be produced entirely in this country. So this is the first movement before that we must know the crossover.
With this metal chassis that you see in the image begin testing with the rest of the departments so that everything is ready to the end of the year. In the first place it will make some test to check its rigidity and also will begin to design your body. The new model will be based on the well-known MQB platform and will come with three rows of seats and seven-passenger capacity.
Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept
With these data on the table, it is inevitable to look back and remember the Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept, a prototype presented in 2013. All indications are that the new mid-size SUV will have a lot in common with this conceptual model, both by their structure as by their exterior design. In terms of the range of engines if that there will be enough the hybrid drive system that was used for the prototype.
it is Not ruled out in the future a version hybrid or hybrid plug-in, but in your filing could come with an engine petrol V6 of 3.6 liters with about 280 HP and with another four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo less powerful. To know all these details still have to wait, what is for sure is that the production of crossover medium will begin at the end of the year and that your marketing will begin to early 2017.
Source – Volkswagen