German carmaker showed a model of Atlas in the modification of the Cross Sport. The car is designed for five people. Because of the new sloping roof line the new car will be devoid of the third row of seats.
He will be the “firstborn” of a new North American lineup of crossovers. Likely, later the range will broaden the compact SUV, which will be located on the step below the Tiguan. Now customers can purchase a “designer” version of the cross.
The new version of the Cross Sport differs from the standard Atlas redesigned bodywork and dimensions – it is shorter, lower and wider than its predecessor. From the original Atlas version of the Cross Sport has a reduced dimensions — length decreased by 7.1 cm (to 4.96 m) and a height of 5.8 cm (1.72 m). Wheelbase (2,98 m) has not changed.
The car will appear the contrast stitching on the seats and door cards, new steering wheel, a digital “tidy”, wireless charging for gadgets and modern Fender sound system with 12 speakers. In addition, Atlas Cross Sport will get a five-year prepaid subscription to the redesigned set of online services, Volkswagen Car-Net. Expanded and set systems of active security: now there is a lane in traffic, which operates at speeds up to 60 km/h.
But in the engine range of the new items, apparently, will get engines from the base Atlas. This can be a two-liter 238-horsepower turbo or 3.6-liter VR6мощностью 280 HP But the transmission is one – eight-speed automatic. Drive type you can choose – front or full.
The U.S. Atlas dealers Cross Sport will start to arrive next spring.
Would you buy a shortened VW Atlas Cross Sport?