Volkswagen has had a pickup truck as a consistent part of its lineup since 2010, and now, the US may finally get a taste of it.
According to AN's sources, the pickup truck is still under consideration for the US, and its decision is probably connected to how well the concept is received following its debut. It could be built in Tennessee, probably at the same Chattanooga facility that currently builds theand . Speaking of the Atlas, AN's sources claim the pickup's chassis will be based on VW's new three-row SUV.
Volkswagen's current pickup, the Amarok, is not sold in the US. Available with a gas I4 engine or a choice of two diesels (I4 and V6), the truck offers both double- and crew-cab configurations, as well as a buyer's choice of rear-wheel drive or 4WD. It's a bit larger than the current, which will soon make its way to the US with some light freshening.
Volkswagen won't be the only automaker diving deeper into a light-truck lineup. Ford intends on Jeep has a pickup variant of the Wrangler on the way, too.in the coming years.