Chicago Feb. 9: VWoA CEO Pablo Di Si presented two significantly revamped Atlas family models. Each, according to Di Si, features more of what people want.
Want a nicer interior with quilted leatherette upholstery? You’ve got it. Softer dashboard surround with LED lighting? You’ve got that too. How about more powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine—now 273 lb-ft of torque at 1,500 rpm. Yes, that too. Fresh LED exterior lighting with illuminated front VW logo? Sure.
Di Si says VW revised the interior for a premium look and feel, including a front pass-thru. The TSI engine provides more oomph when you step on the go pedal. No off-road variant is planned. But VWoA’s CEO says the brand needs yet another SUV in its lineup.