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  • Teaser for 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

    The update will give VW's popular three-row crossover a sportier look similar to the design of the new Atlas Cross Sport.

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    VW will race the Atlas Cross Sport in the Baja 1000

    In an effort to buoy the SUV credentials of its new Atlas Cross Sport, Volkswagen announced Wednesday that it has built a prototype race truck dubbed the Cross Sport R, with the intention of competing with it in the 2020 running of the Baja 1000. The prototype was developed with help from both VW's...

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    2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport arrives as the people's Audi Q8

    Like Audi with the Q8, Volkswagen will offer a more stylish version of its largest SUV in the form of the Atlas Cross Sport.

  • 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport spy shots

    A new SUV that VW will build at its Chattanooga plant has just been spotted.

  • 2020 Volkswagen Teramont X
    VW's 2-row Atlas SUV shown in China as Teramont X

    Volkswagen's 3-row Atlas crossover SUV is about to spawn a smaller model with only two rows, a preview of which came last year in the form of the Atlas Cross Sport Concept. The 2-row Atlas has now been in revealed, albeit for the Chinese market where it will be known as the Teramont X (the regular...

  • Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept
    Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept overlands to 2019 New York auto show

    The Atlas may be a grocery getting for most, but Volkswagen is showing a more rugged side with the Atlas Basecamp Concept debuting at the 2019 New York auto show.

  • 2019 Arteon R-Line Highlight concept

    Volkswagen has prepared a traveling circus packed with five intriguing enthusiast-focused models. Each one has been prepared with a different sort of automotive fan in mind. These five models make up the bulk of VW's current lineup, and you can get your eyes on all of them if you live near one of six upcoming car shows here in the U.S. First up is the 2018 Golf R Abstract concept. The name Abstract is plucked from the ABT Sportsline group that helped build the car. Sitting an inch lower than stock thanks to a set of H&R sport springs, this Golf R boasts more aggressive side skirts and a...

  • Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept, 2018 New York auto show
    VW teases potential US pickup truck with Atlas Tanoak concept

    Might a unibody pickup truck from Volkswagen be on the cards? Quite possibly. The German automaker on Wednesday unveiled the Atlas Tanoak concept at the 2018 New York auto show. It's a mid-size pickup based on the Volkswagen Group's flexible MQB modular platform, and while there are no plans for a...

  • Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport concept, 2018 New York auto show
    VW Atlas Cross Sport concept ditches 3rd row for sharper look

    Volkswagen in 2019 will add a second SUV to the production line at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the Atlas Cross Sport concept unveiled Tuesday is a direct preview of it. The concept is a shorter, more rakish version of the Atlas, which is also built in Chattanooga, and this time there's...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Boerne, Texas
    6 things you need to know about the Volkswagen Atlas

    We've been hearing about the VW Atlas for nearly half a decade now, which means the German automaker has had a lot of time to figure out just what makes three-row crossover buyers tick. The end result, after a few show cars and a lot of rumors, is a thoroughly competent entry into a competitive...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
    2018 Volkswagen Atlas pricing starts near $30K

    Volkswagen’s entry into the popular mid-size, 3-row SUV segment, the 2018 Atlas, has been priced from just $31,425. The figure includes a standard $925 destination charge. This puts the 7-seat Atlas right in line with rivals such as the Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, Honda...

  • Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition, 2017 Chicago auto show
    VW unveils extra-versatile Atlas Weekend Edition

    Volkswagen’s Atlas goes on sale in the spring and the automaker is using this week’s 2017 Chicago auto show to preview some of the accessories that will be available for the three-row SUV. The accessories are featured on a concept called the Atlas Weekend Edition and are mostly aimed at...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line

    Volkswagen in the spring will introduce a new three-row SUV called the Atlas. It’s a big, spacious model that’s made in the United States, and now it has one of VW’s sporty R-Line appearance packages. To be presented at the upcoming 2017 Detroit auto show, the Atlas’ R-Line package, available on the SE and SEL trims, adds 20-inch alloys, side skirts, more aggressive bumpers, and special badging. For the interior, the package adds an R-Line badge on the steering wheel, stainless-steel covers for the pedals, and an R-Line logo on the infotainment system’s start...

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    2018 Volkswagen Atlas: 3-row SUV made in US

    Volkswagen has finally unveiled the Atlas, a three-row, seven-seat SUV the automaker hopes will turn it into a major player in the mainstream market in the United States. This is the vehicle that was first previewed in 2013 by the CrossBlue concept. It will be built at VW’s plant in...

  • 2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    VW’s 3-row SUV to be called the Atlas?

    According to a report out of Germany, Volkswagen’s three-row SUV to be built in Chattanooga, Tennessee will be called the Atlas. Automobilwoche reports that VW filed a trademark application for the name in the U.S. in April and plans to present the SUV for the first time at a media event in...

  • 2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    VW confirms power numbers for 3-row SUV

    Volkswagen is almost ready to show us its new, locally-built SUV with third-row seats, although photos showing a completely undisguised version have already cropped up. A name is yet to be confirmed but “Teramont” is the rumored option. On Wednesday the automaker released a video that...

  • 2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots

    It’s been almost two years since Volkswagen confirmed plans to build a new 3-row crossover SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We now have spy shots of some prototypes just months out from the start of production. The new SUV was first previewed in early 2013 by the CrossBlue concept...

  • Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept at 2013 Detroit Auto Show
    Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept Live Photos: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

    Volkswagen has given a preview of a new model destined for production that it hopes will attract young families. The preview came in the form of a stylish new crossover concept that’s remarkably fuel efficient. Called the CrossBlue, the new concept was unveiled this week at the 2013 Detroit...

  • Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

    Following the successful launch of its Passat mid-size sedan last year, Volkswagen continues to target popular U.S. market segments. Their latest concept car, launched today at the Detroit Auto Show, is a mid-size crossover utility vehicle that aims right at the popular Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. The Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept previews a seven-seat crossover that VW seems likely to build as a 2015 model or later. With the company's global design language married to what it calls the "masculinity" of American sport-utility vehicles. The horizontal grille and rectangular LED...

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