Although still do not know the official name that will have the new Volkswagen CrossBlue 2017 when it comes to dealers, we are gradually clearing all the issues that still fly to this SUV seven-seater. A model that we have been telling many details since the beginning of their development thanks to the numerous spy photos that we have published.
Recently and thanks to a leak coming from the “asian giant”, we were able to know the exterior and interior design of the new SUV from Volkswagen. From China point out that it will be baptized under the name Volkswagen Teramont, though at the moment and as we say there is nothing official. And speaking of official information, with this new video published by Volkswagen, we can clarify many questions that we still had about the new CrossBlue (the name used provisionally as it makes reference to the prototype that we anticipated this SUV).
With a size of 5,039 meters long and 1,99 m of width, distance between axles is of 2.98 meters. Volkswagen points out in the video above its compact dimensions, despite having a interior of seven squares. This enhances its versatility and dynamism to adapt to all kinds of situations. Mounted on the MQB platform Volkswagen, the German firm has also confirmed details about their (mechanical.
Photo spy of the Volkswagen CrossBlue 2017 during a testing session in Europe. S. Baldauf/SB-Medien.
If we look at the video, the engine range of this SUV will be composed by a engine 2.0 TSI liter turbo four-cylinder with 238 HP, as well as a V6 engine of 3.6 liters with 280 HP respectively. These two options will be added in the future a hybrid variant plug-in. In regard to the traction, we will be able to opt for a configuration of the front-wheel-drive as all-wheel drive 4Motion.
The new Volkswagen CrossBlue 2017 has been created taking into consideration two main markets: north America and China. Although we have managed to hunt down the CrossBlue in Europe on several occasions, the truth is that for the moment, everything points to that it is very unlikely your marketing in the old continent. SUV 7-seater does not have a lot of pull in Europe, and with the exception of releases like the new Skoda Kodiaq, each time, there are less brands that dare to offer an SUV “pure” with a cabin for seven passengers.
¿When will he be presented? The new Volkswagen CrossBlue 2017 has set its implementation over to the Salon Automobile Los Angeles 2016 as well as for the Hall of Guangzhou 2016 in the month of November. The first units will not reach dealerships until the first quarter of next year. Will come to rival the Honda Pilot or the Toyota Highlander, among others.