Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept debuts at New York International Auto Show

By Product Expert | Posted in New VW Models, Volkswagen Atlas on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 1:40 pm
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One of the newest vehicles in the Volkswagen lineup, the Atlas, showed off a new side of itself at the New York International Auto Show. The full-size Volkswagen SUV debuted its Cross Sport variation in concept form, and its design was striking. The style, performance, and plug-in nature of the Atlas Cross Sport Concept had everyone buzzing. The production version of the Atlas Cross Sport has been announced for 2020. Keep reading to learn more about this intriguing concept. 

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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept details 

Production of the Atlas Cross Sport is expected to start in 2019 in Chattanooga, TN. The standard Atlas is the automaker’s largest SUV, but the Cross Sport version is actually 7.5 inches shorter. However, it does retain the same-sized wheelbase. This five-seated SUV is just another step into the future for Volkswagen. 

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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport performance

As we alluded to above, the Cross Sport features a plug-in hybrid drive system. With two electric motors and a V6 gasoline engine, drivers will be able to enjoy 355 horsepower. Prospective buyers will also have the option of a conventional hybrid drive system powered by 310 horses. E-Mode is the all-electric system that the Cross Sport will always start out in. When in E-Mode, the vehicle’s driving power is totally supplied by the 114-horsepower electric motor. This SUV can also be driven in four other modes: Hybrid, GTE, Off-road, and Battery Hold/Battery Charge. Depending on your situational preferences, the Atlas Cross Sport has a driving mode for you. 4MOTION® Active Control also comes with varying driving profiles including On-road, Off-road, Sport, and Snow. 

Give us a call to learn more about this concept SUV. While we won’t have it in stock for a while, we can still go over remaining details and talk about all other info that has been released. We hope to hear from you soon!

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