2018 Volkswagen Atlas Preview and Specs
Volkswagen has released a teaser video which is the first installment of an eight-part video series that will explore the brands new Midsize SUV. While VW has not released the confirmed name of the new SUV, it is rumored that the new model will be named the Atlas which is a different direction than the already available Volkswagen SUV models. For certain we know that the new vehicle will be a seven passenger SUV and that VW is targeting American families who enjoy traveling across the country to see various attractions. Volkswagen’s new midsize SUV will be ideal for those with an active lifestyle as it will be built on convenient and practical features.
Take a look at Volkswagen’s first video on their brand new midsize SUV to get a sneak peak at some of the design features as well as the capability of the new Atlas. At Volkswagen Santa Monica, we are anxiously awaiting more of these videos to get more information on this highly anticipated third-row SUV.
VW Atlas Design
The background of the new VW Atlas is that it was designed to an active lifestyle, whether that be traveling or adventures such as skiing, surfing, etc. We can expect the VW Atlas to be fully functional and become a top contender among customers with families. The Atlas will be the first U.S. built model on VW’s modular transverse matrix platform architecture, known as “MQB.”
VW Atlas Release Date
There is no word yet on the new Volkswagen Atlas release date though we expect more information to be available soon and we hope that with that we get a concrete name as well as an expected release date for the new SUV. Though some sources say that series production will begin late this year and the release date will be set for spring of next year. We promise to update our blog as often as possible with updated information on the new VW Atlas.