Subaru in the Pan skin the VW Atlas

Los Angeles, November 18, 2016

Guess again: who sold more cars in the United States? VW or Subaru? While the Japanese all-wheel brand in this country rather represents a case for connoisseurs, it is a large number in the United States: Subaru Volkswagen (256,000 units, a decrease of 13 per cent) trumps vehicles sold with 500,000 so far to almost double. Now follows the next attack, with which it wants to cut not only on the VW tree: the Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV concept.

A true giant

The name (derived from "Vision for Innovation") is program: seven-seat SUVs are very popular in the United States. They serve as "MOM taxi", brought the children together with friends to the school or to the sport. Given its dimensions, the Subaru study should provide more than enough space. A length of 5.20 m combined with 2.03 meters wide, 1.86 m and a wheelbase of 2.99 meter make the car according to official parlance the "biggest Subaru of ever".

On the VW Atlas attack from 2018

Beginning of 2018 the one year before launching VW Atlas in the United States Gets a hard competitor so, the name VIZIV is changed yet. The Atlas takes a almost modest compared to the Subaru. Its fundamentals: 5.04 meters in length, 1.98 meters wide and 1.77 meters. (rh)