The date of the market launch of the largest Volkswagen crossover has become knownSeptember 8, 2020
We are talking about a new SUV, which is developed on the platform of the modern Atlas. While the model is known under the factory index VW416.
Volkswagen has decided on the debut date for the new large crossover, which is currently known under the factory index VW416. According to the New Cars portal, the car will appear on the market in the first quarter of 2021. The novelty is intended for the Chinese car market, and whether it will appear in other countries is still unknown.
Externally, the car almost completely repeats the Volkswagen SMV concept, which was first shown in China in the spring of 2019. Small differences can only be found in the bumpers, headlights and grille.
The salon of the novelty will become very technological – we note the fully digital instrument panel and the large screen of the multimedia complex. Also, buyers will be surprised by the electronic gear selector.
VW416 will be 61 mm longer than Teramont – its length will reach 5 100 mm, and the distance between the axles will be 3 100 mm.
The engine range will consist of 2 power units – a 2.0-liter turbo engine with 220 hp output. and a powerful new 2.5-liter turbo engine capable of producing 299 hp. Both power plants are combined with the proprietary DSG “robot”. And you will have to pay extra for the all-wheel drive system.
Volkswagen has not forgotten about advanced electronics, which will include a modern complex of active and passive safety systems. It is assumed that the cost of new items will be comparable to the Volkswagen Teramont.
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