VW Atlas Basecamp Concept Is All About The Outdoors

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VW will show off the Atlas Basecamp Concept at this yr’s New York Auto Show, as well as the 2019 SEMA Show, the latter in reality being a more suitable venue visible as how this is a closely-changed SUV.
The Atlas Basecamp Concept become notion up via VW design exec and avid bike owner, Axel Earle, who wanted to show the human beings hauler into some thing that would allow staying power mountain motorcycle enthusiasts to get round more without difficulty, regardless of terrain conditions.

“The Basecamp Concept brings a go-everywhere attitude to the logo that is already synonymous with avenue-trip culture,” he stated. “Whether you take on a series of challenging single-tracks with your preferred mountain motorcycle or taking part in a chilled night beneath the night time sky, the flexibility of the Basecamp Concept presents ideal cellular solutions for pretty much any adventure.”

 


What’s beneath?
The Basecamp Concept is primarily based at the Atlas SEL Premium spec, which comes fashionable with a three.6-liter VR6 engine, true for 276 HP. It also has an eight-speed computerized transmission and 4Motion all-wheel drive, assisting the fifteen52 Traverse MX Concept wheels wrapped in 265/70R17 all-terrain tires. These wheels are expected to go into collection production this autumn.

Visually, this idea boasts a Platinum Gray and Black Uni matte finish with orange accents, a custom frame package by means of Air Design, an H&R raise kit with coil over springs that boost the peak through 1.Five inches (3.Eight cm), a Front Runner Slimline II roof rack gadget with motorbike holders, off-avenue LED light bars the front and rear, in addition to shielding interior add-ons courtesy of Volkswagen Accessories.

As for what it’s towing, that’s the off-road succesful HIVE EX compact day trip trailer, which is ready with a queen-size bed, pullout canopy and a kitchenette – entire with a range, sink and a fridge/freezer operating on an elective 12-volt battery. Other features consist of the self-contained water tank, propane tank, transportable toilet, hot shower and removable leveling jacks.

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