2017 Volkswagen Atlas Is The Production Name Of Crossblue Concept

Posted: Oct 7 2016, 2:43pm CDT | by , Updated: Oct 7 2016, 2:48pm CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles


2017 Volkswagen Atlas is the Production Name of Crossblue Concept
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  • The 2017 Volkswagen Crossblue concept finally gets a Production name which is Atlas

The seven seater VW production version is reportedly called Atlas.

Atlas is the name given to Volkswagen Crossblue concept production version. The crossover was yet to be given a name. However it has been reported by German Automotive News that now VW has finalized one for it which is Atlas. 

The name Atlas was trademarked by Volkswagen six months earlier in the United States. Volkswagen however hasn’t made any kind of official announcement about the Crossblue.

The seven seater that will be launched in the year 2017 will be based on the Crossblue concept that was revealed in the year 2013. The earlier leaked pictures of this crossover by Auto Sina suggest that its shape will stay true to the concept that was introduced three years earlier. 

The styling of this crossover is based on large SUV Tiguan and its exterior is based on the design of Touareg 2017. However the Crossblue will be getting its own distinct features too.

The crossover is supposed to showcase a large and muscular bonnet that will make sure that the car gives an aggressive look too. The crossover will also showcase squared off wheel arches that will give it a bold look too. 

According to AutoCar, the car will be placed between the Tiguan and Touareg SUV line up of Volkswagen, when it will be released. The car is supposed to showcase a horsepower of 187bhp and a 2.0 diesel liter engine.

The engine will also be supported by two electric motors. One of them will be placed near combustion engine providing an output of 54bhp and the other will be placed at rear providing 114bhp. The total power of SUV will thus become 302bhp. The torque gathered by the car will be about 516lb ft. 

The energy of electric motors will be supplied by motors of 9.8kWh lithium ion batteries. The batteries will be placed at rear cargo area of the car. 

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