Volkswagen announced a five-seater Atlas

Volkswagen announced a five-seater Atlas

March 19, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The American division of the brand published a teaser of the novelty.

In the United States Volkswagen Atlas is already selling in a seven-seater version, the length of which exceeds five meters, and now the teaser of the shortened version with a salon designed for five people has been published. The novelty will be a partial replacement for the Touareg SUV, a new generation of which they do not plan to sell in the US market.

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The novelty will be presented at the Auto Show in New York, which will begin work at the end of this month, however, in the status of the prototype. By the way, Atlas is based on the concept of the Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE 2015, which was a five-seater, probably the new version of the cross will return to its origins.

The composition of the power scale of the five-seat modification of the Volkswagen Atlas has not yet been reported, but, most likely, it will be identical to the seven-seat model. The three-row cross is equipped with a two-liter TSI engine and an gasoline six-cylinder VR6 with a volume of 3.6 liters.

The assembly of the five-seater crossover will be established in the same place where Atlas and Passat are assembled – at a factory in Chatanuga, USA. Volkswagen plans to invest in the preparation of production facilities $ 340 million in addition to the 900 million already invested in the Atlas assembly organization.

Note, in the US market, the model went on sale in May 2017. Between May and December, the crossover sales in the United States amounted to 27,119 units. Starting price tag VW Atlas there is 30 750 dollars.