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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept 2021

Volkswagen of America, Inc. unveiled the trendy fanatic construct for 2021, the VW Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept. Combining sparkling styling updates and a completely unique colour palette with a changed TSI® engine, decreased suspension, and custom wheels, the idea suggests the sporty ability of the Chattanooga-assembled midsize SUV."The release of the all-new Golf GTI and Golf R were given us considering the way to inject a number of that VW magic into our SUVs," stated Scott Keogh, CEO, Volkswagen Group of America. "This idea is evidence that it is feasible to construct SUVs that might attraction to our overall performance fanatic base."The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept began out with a manufacturing automobile assembled in Chattanooga, which become then changed via way of means of Volkswagen fanatic Jamie Orr. The overall performance-greater SUV idea capabilities a four-seat configuration and carries the placing blue colour Eisvogelblau, translating to "Kingfisher Blue," presently to be had on pick Volkswagen merchandise in Europe. The idea become hand painted via way of means of the Chattanooga manufacturing crew.Using a 2021 Atlas Cross Sport SEL Premium R-Line as its base, the GT Concept took numerous months to create and consists of a number of specific touches.

The construct incorporates 22-inch ABT Sport HR AEROWHEELs, wrapped in Yokohama Advan Sport V105 UHP 285/35R22 tires; ST Suspension XTA Plus three coilovers with colour-matched and GT Concept -branded springs; TAROX eight-piston the front brakes; and idea gloss black outside trim replaces the prevailing chrome finishes. In addition, custom GT badging is included at some point of the automobile."We definitely desired to attract interest to the various wonderful attributes of the Atlas Cross Sport, in particular its sturdy outside styling, and compare its ability overall performance capabilities," stated Sean Maynard, Enthusiast and Motorsport Marketing Specialist for Volkswagen.Under the hood is a model of the EA888 TSI engine observed withinside the Volkswagen Golf R, with an IS38 rapid and a further the front-established radiator from a Mk7 Golf R. It generates extra than three hundred horsepower. A seven-velocity DSG® automated transmission become paired with the same old 4Motion® all-wheel-force device to address the more power.

"The manufacturing version has great acceleration, braking and dealing with for its size, however we knew we desired to push the automobile even similarly so it is able to stay as much as its GT name," Orr stated.The desirable Eisvogelblau colour become weaved at some point of the indoors of the automobile-from the bespoke RECARO Sportster CS seats to the custom blue equipment shift and protection belts. Orr's crew additionally included colourful accents to the steerage wheel and custom Volkswagen Accessories ground mats to create a cohesive look. 

All of the changed indoors substances are non-animal based.Rounding out the custom indoors seating format is a one-of-a-type rear middle console, which follows the layout language of the the front console. Inside the garage compartment is a Volkswagen Accessories comfort secure and further USB charging ports."I actually have had the possibility to force wellknown manufacturing Atlas Cross Sport motors in quite a few exclusive situations and environments, which has confirmed to me what a succesful platform it is," Orr stated. "The manufacturing version has great acceleration, braking, and dealing with for its size, however I knew we may want to construct a vehicle that might maximize its ability and stay as much as the GT name."

It's been a variety of a laugh developing this idea," Orr says. "Hopefully, it will get a grin out of people."After being supplied to the Volkswagen Chattanooga manufacturing crew via way of means of Scott Keogh and Jamie Orr, the Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept can be at pick activities throughout the USA.