VW's 2-row Atlas SUV launched in China as Teramont X

Volkswagen's Three-row Atlas crossover is about to deliver up a smaller mannequin with solely two rows, a glimpse of that of final yr within the type of the sports activities idea of the Atlas Cross.

The 2-row Atlas was unveiled, albeit for the Chinese language market the place it is going to be referred to as Teramont X (the usual three-row Atlas carries the Teramont label in China). Its debut takes place on Tuesday at Auto Shanghai 2019.

Volkswagen Cross Cross Sport Idea

The model destined for the US market, most likely referred to as Atlas Cross Sport or just Atlas Sport, is anticipated to debut later this yr as a 2020 mannequin. Manufacturing for North America is anticipated to start later this yr on the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

With out the burden of margin wanted within the third row, VW designers had been in a position to give the two-row Atlas a extra aggressive and racy profile on the rear. Nevertheless, those that are seduced by the elegant traces of the unique idea of Atlas Cross Sport could be upset by the ultimate look of the sequence car.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Though it's not as imposing because the basic three-row Atlas, the manufacturing automotive loses among the elegant appeal of the idea. The entrance fascia encompasses a extra normal VW grille with out LED lighting and the taillights therapy is changed by some standard items. The size is about 193 inches, about 7.5 inches shorter than the Three-row Atlas. The two-row mannequin additionally has a roof about 2.Three inches decrease too.

The three-row Atlas is supplied with a 2.Zero-liter turbo-Four engine rated at 238 horsepower or a Three.6-liter V-6 rated at 280 hp right here within the USA. It’s probably that the identical powertrains shall be out there in 2 rows. Atlas, though there’s a risk for a hybrid powertrain additionally, what the idea featured.

Idea of the Volkswagen SUV coupe

VW additionally used the Shanghai present to preview a big electrical SUV with its Roomzz ID idea and a coupe-type SUV aimed on the Chinese language market with the SUV coupe idea.

To be taught extra concerning the Shanghai Auto Present, go to our devoted hub.

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