The new Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Pickup Concept 2020 is presented as part of the automotive exhibition in New York and may be the harbinger of yet another Volkswagen truck in the Volkswagen Amarok pair – the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak pickup. In our review, the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak pickup concept for 2019-2020 – the first news, photos, equipment and technical characteristics of the Volkswagen Atlas potential Volkswagen Atlas ( Volkswagen Teramont ). The serial production of the new pickup is not yet in question, but the German company having prepared the concept of the pickup for participation in the New York Auto Show 2020 hopes for a favorable reaction from visitors to the auto show.
The American market absorbs large frame pick-ups like hot pies. Such bright and popular models in America as the Chevrolet Colorado , Chevrolet Silverado , Ford F-150 , GMC Sierra , Dodge Ram , Nissan Titan , Toyota Tacoma , Toyota Tundra … this is not complete, of course, the list, and each year is generally sold in quantity several million copies. However, these are pickups with a frame structure of the body, and pickups with a bearing body with the exception of the Honda Ridgeline are not.
So the marketing specialists of Volkswagen AG decided to “probe the soil” and the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Pickup Concept was rolled out for the Americans, based on the modular MQB platform with the transverse arrangement of the engine. In addition to the powerful petrol engine V6 3.6 (280 HP 360 Nm) coupled with the 8 automatic transmission, the prototype has a 4Motion all-wheel drive system with several operating modes and even a pod, which literally “crawl” at the speed of the turtle off-road. According to the manufacturer, the pickup can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 8.8 seconds.
Add to the asset concept of the new Volkswagen pickup brutal appearance, toothy tires size 275/55 R20, worn on the original 20-inch alloy wheels, towing hooks, winch, steel bottom protection, plastic body kit protecting the bumper, thresholds and edges of wheel arches … already , probably, the queue lined up from buyers.
- The exterior dimensions of the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Pickup Concept 2019-2020 are impressive: the length is 5438 mm, the width is 2,029 mm, the height is 1844 mm, the wheelbase is 3259 mm, the ground clearance is 249 mm, the length of the load platform is 1628 mm.
Considering the conceptual pickup from all sides we find the car very stylish and attractive. The front and rear parts of the pickup truck with the original LED technology demonstrating the present show when the doors are opened. Such a lighting equipment can not boast any serial car. There is also a brutal front bumper, a huge bonnet with characteristic longitudinal ribs, powerfully inflated wheel arches, large doors with compact glasses, an extravagantly stylish forage.
The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak pickup saloon received a digital cockpit with virtually no physically operated buttons and switches. There is a virtual instrument panel, a large screen of the multimedia system, a climate control unit with touch controls, an original control selector “automatic”, a control unit specially designed for the concept, a motion control in the form of a slider, surrounding the background LED interior lighting, capable of changing the color of the glow depending on selected mode (yellow for Off-road and blue for City) and, of course, high-quality finishing materials.
We can only hope that the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Pickup Concept attracted visitors to the automotive exhibition in New York, and soon the premiere of the production version of the new pickup truck from Volkswagen will take place.