The town car brand has presented, makes only a few hours, a new model whose main target is the North American market, Volkswagen Atlas. The German company has due think more than twice before venturing to launch this model in North America, and is emissions scandal that came to light after making more than one year, its image as a brand has fallen enough to the other side of the “great pond”.
It’s a generously sized with a broad interior SUV, in which you can find up to seven seats. Its development has been done on the well-known platform modular MQB Volkswagen Group. The dimensions are very large, as it requested by the American public, measuring 5.03 meters long, 1.98 wide and 1.77 meters high. This will convert you, when it launches to the market during the next spring, in the largest Volkswagen ever sold in the United States.
Upon arrival will be available with two engines, both petrol, although it was subsequently incorporates any other mechanics. Start the Volkswagen Atlas will be offered with a 2-liter TSI and 238 HP; and an atmospheric 3.6 litre VR6 that develops 280 HP. Both variants are associated with a gearbox automatic series and eight relations incorporating front-wheel drive, although the most powerful Variant can be configured with wheel drive 4Motion.
There is no such technology as the Digital Cockpit instrument panel, and a good development in terms of connections to internet and sync with smartphones through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. Between Volkswagen Atlas the driving AIDS are systems such as adaptive cruise control, notice of autonomous braking and front collision, dead angle sensor, alert involuntary lane changing, helps to parking.
This large SUV will be produced in the plant of Volkswagen Chattanooga, Tennessee. The American market it will arrive in the spring, and at the end of 2017, land in Russia and Middle Eastmarkets.