Volkswagen Atlas

 
 

 

VW's 3-row wonder

The Atlas Stands Apart

The Volkswagen Atlas is a mid-sized three-row SUV. It is the largest product by the German automaker and it is manufactured here in the US at their Chattanooga, Tennessee plant.

Standing apart from the competition in the rapidly growing mid-sized SUV market is a challenge. The Atlas combines exceptional engineering, high technology and simple clean line design into their SUV. The Atlas is entering a growing market segment crowded with SUVs from other manufactures. Atlas’s simple clean line design is streamline and lithe and Atlas features a number of  innovations that set it apart from the crowd.

The front grill proudly displays VW’s refined DNA and it takes the center stage, the rear deck on the Atlas is simple yet elegant. Our test car was the SEL premium and the interior was airy and almost loft-like, the attention to detail and fine appointments throughout were spot on. With standard 20-inch wheels the SEL Premium is aggressive in stance and streamlined and smooth modern silhouette. While every bit is pure VW the Atlas is larger then one might expect, yet the design is anything but bulky.

 

 
 

 

We drove a 276-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 fitted with an eight-speed automatic transmission and it made our merges onto the highway a breeze. The Front wheel drive system work well on the Atlas and the 4Motion all-wheel drive is impressive, it is optional on all trim levels but for our SEL it’s standard. The Atlas AWD system does have four drive modes best suited for a wide range of weather. On road, Snow, Off-road and Custom Off-road, all can easy be selected, to meet changing conditions and there also on-road driving settings: Eco, Normal, Sport and Individual.

Once inside, the sense of space, style and luxury is encompassing. VW’s has “An innovative folding seat solution” that makes getting into the third-row seats easy and direct, even with a child seat installed in the second row. With the addition of the available Volkswagen Digital Cockpit your SUV is more then a people carrier, it is a driver’s SUV that allow the driver to choose what information they want to see on the instrument cluster. That might just be the speedometer and tachometer, or it could be an expanded view of the navigation map.

 

 
 

 

The standard VW Car-Net App-Connect technology played a major role in the Atlas’ design. It allows phone to apps programming as well as streaming music into the available Fender Premium Audio System, with a 480-watt amplifier and 12 speakers. “This is the biggest and boldest Volkswagen we have ever built in the United States, delivering the distinctive design and craftsmanship we’re known for, now with room for seven, ” said Hinrich J. Woebcken, CEO of the North America Region, Volkswagen. “The Atlas marks a brand new journey for Volkswagen to enter into the heart of the American market.” Atlas.

 

 

 

Our additional Volkswagen Coverage:

Altas…A First Look.

Golf Alltrack.

Touareg Wolfsburg.

#PINKBEETLE

 

 
 

VW Microbus Is Back And It Is Electric

The Big Style News Is From VW. The Return Of The Iconic Microbus.

Carroll Shelby's 1964 "Secret Weapon"

Project Ironhorse & Project Punisher From East Coast Defender

East Coast Defender Is Going Big

ALPINA B7 xDrive

Beyond Everything

Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4X4

Nissan Rogue Sport

2017 Lincoln Continental

Design Statement

The New Rolls-Royce Phantom

Jaguar XJR575

2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder

The First Pursuit-Rated Pickup

2018 Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar Makes The 2018 F-Pace Even Better

Aston Martin DB11

The Evolution Of Style And Substance

Meet The All-Electric RapidE

Aston Martin Goes Electric

Rolls Royce Dawn

Rolling In A Rolls Royce Dawn

The Hyundai Kona A Dream Design

Introducing the Volkswagen Atlas

Atlas Stands Apart From The Crowd

Project Viper

The Ultimate Vehicle Concept

Jaguar F-Type SVR Coupe

Speed And Style Matched To Perfection

Fashion News From Rolls-Royce

Tom Brady and Aston Martin

"Category Of One"

A Masterpiece In Style

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Smarter Than Ever Before

Aston Martin Rapide S

Supercar For Four

Anthony Joshua's personalized Range Rover

The First Range Rover With SVO Design Pack Goes To Anthony Joshua

Hyundai Elantra 2017

Arch Motorcycle's KRGT-1

Ride

The VW Adventure Continues In The New VW Golf Alltrack

Make Adventure

Nissan 370Z NISMO

Nissan 370Z NISMO

Jaguar Has Gone Electric

From London With The I-Pace Concept

Genesis G90

Welcome To The New Luxury Standard Set By The G90

The Award Wining BMW M2

A Statement In Design - Maserati

Infiniti QX30

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Nissan expands it's fabulous Midnight Edition package.

Nissan expands it's fabulous Midnight Edition package.

Range Rover SV Autobiography LWB

Luxurious and Powerfully Sophisticated.

2017 Bentley Continental Supersports

BOOK by Cadillac

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Old Hollywood Comes To Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Cadillac CT6

An Elegant New Flagship for Cadillac

Lotus Exige Sport 380

Experience the Extreme

Aston Martin Vanquish S

Lamborghini Huracán RWD Spyder

Lamborghini Huracán RWD Spyder

Jaguar I-PACE Concept

The Next Level

Bentley Bentayga

Irresistible In Every Way

ROCKSTAR SANTA FE CONCEPT

Rockstar and Hyundai.

Fiat 500 Abarth

Big Style, Massive Appeal.

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

What we have been waiting for.

The House of Rolls-Royce

The House of Rolls-Royce Spring/Summer 2017

Porsche Macan GTS

All-New BMW 5 Series

The 2017 BMW 5 Series - The 7th Generation.

2017 Jaguar XE Beyond Our Expectations

2017 Jaguar XE

Mazda's New Luxury.

Lotus Exige 350 Special Edition

For The Enthusiast Only

2017 Nissan Rogue, A First Look.

The 2017 Ford Escape.

Stylish Innovation.

1st Auto Auction Coming to Aspen Snowmass

First Automotive Auction Coming To Aspen Snowmass

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

On The Pacific Coast Highway.

2017 BMW
"30 Jahre M3"
Limited Edition

2017 BMW "30 Jahre M3" Limited Edtion

Bentley Mulsanne Speed

Style, Substance, Power & Speed.