Detroit 2017: VW Tiguan long for Europe

Long Tiguan for Europe

With two models, Volkswagen on the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit heralds an SUV offensive. On the eve of the fair, the company presented the Atlas and the long version of the Tiguan. Both will be in the course of the year on the U.S. market, the seven-seater Tiguan all pace arrives in the second half of the year to Europe.

In North and South America, the Tiguan in the future only with a long wheelbase is offered. The 5 + 2-seater is 21.5 centimeters longer than the normal version. The trunk volume up to 115 litres to 730-1770 liters.

© VolkswagenVolkswagen Atlas. The range of services the three petrol and three diesel engines starts at 110 kW / 150 PS and ends at 176 kW / 240 HP. four-wheel drive is when the two initial engines option on all other models series.

For the 150-Horsepower versions, the four-wheel drive including 4MOTION active control and driving profile selection is optional; all other Tiguan all space have the all-wheel drive as standard equipment on board. The same applies to the automatic dual-clutch transmission (DSG). In North America, S, SE, SEL, and SEL premium the Tiguan in the there traditional versions of the facilities offered. Powered the US version is powered by a 137 kW / 186 HP TSI engine with automatic transmission. The American Tiguan is available with front - or all-wheel drive available.

The VW Atlas is the largest model of the brand in the United States with a length of 5.04 meters. The new model will be manufactured in Chattanooga (Tennessee) for the North American market and offers space for up to seven people, as well as numerous driver assistance systems. The election are a 2.0 liter four-cylinder with 175 kW / 238 HP and a 3.6 liter VR6 engine with 206 kW / 280 HP. Both feature an eight-speed transmission.