The new Volkswagen Pick Up, destined to the main markets of Latin America, has begun its unveiling with the publication of a first official sketch

The future Volkswagen Pick Up for Mercosur strips naked in a sketch

In the New York International Auto Show year we had the chance to meet the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept . With this pick up, the Wolfsburg firm presented to the American public an alternative to its unadapted Amarok. However, the transition to production of the first Volkswagen Pick Up American was on standby. The reason was the high development and production costs that the German conglomerate would have to endure.

Shortly after we learned that the Volkswagen Group and Ford Motor Company > had signed a collaboration memorandum. This document, which has not yet been published, included the development and manufacture of a pick-up truck. However, the move to production of the Volkswagen Pick Up was stopped until both companies agreed. Well, it seems that they have already understood, because Volkswagen will take the Salon of Sao Paulo its pick up for Mercosur.

What hides the Volkswagen Pick Up?

To publicize the presentation of this model, Volkswagen has published a first sketch . In it, we can see the evolution of the Atlas Tanoak that we saw in New York. From the outset, its lines are more dynamic, giving a feeling of greater sportsmanship. By size, the new Volkswagen Pick Up will be framed between the Saveiro and Amarok, so it will be a compact size model.

In the sketch we can see a body of > double cabin and four doors. To allow a model with compact size and great interior and cargo habitability, it will use the MQB modular platform . Seeing this sketch we could say that the pick up that the engineers of the brand are preparing will be very futuristic. However, even taking features of his brothers T-Cross , T-Roc and Tiguan will be much more serious and functional.

Volkswagen has confirmed two Details of the Pick Up Concept that speak of its versatility. The first is that it will count (as expected) with double traction system. Second, it will have a mobile rear panel that will allow the passage of the passenger compartment to the cargo area, and vice versa. In this way, you can expand the cargo area to transport large objects . The rest of details will be revealed in a matter of days.

The production of the Volkswagen Pick Up will start at the end of next year or early 2020 at the Sao Paulo factory. p>

Source - Volkswagen

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