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Volkswagen hops onto the rugged SUV bandwagon with the 2024 Atlas Peak Edition, a new off-road oriented trim level for the three-row crossover that's based on the 2019 Basecamp concept. While it's no German Wrangler, the Peak Edition at least gives the impression of an adventure-ready family hauler, with black body cladding throughout and skid plates finished in silver.





In terms of style, the Peak Edition differs from the sportier demeanor of the regular Atlas with a unique front fascia. The black grille features two chrome strips extending across the top, while the lower fascia adopts a gloss black X-shaped design. The window surrounds, wheel arches, mirror caps, and roof rails are all blacked out, and the front fender wears a gloss black Peak Edition emblem with orange and chrome detailing. Along the back, a prominent gloss black trim element underlines the full-width taillights, and there is a black and silver rear diffuser with chrome exhaust tips. Additionally, the are also two new exterior colors, Pure Grey and Avocado Green, which are specific to this trim.


The Atlas Peak Edition rides on 18-inch black alloy wheels, which are wrapped in 255/60 all-terrain tires, which are the only actual off-road modifications that VW made. Since admittedly no one will be taking the Peak Edition away from the pavement, the automaker didn't want to fiddle too much with the overall driving experience.




The cabin flaunts an orange and black theme inspired by the colors of the Peak Edition badge, as most of the interior surfaces feature Titan Black leatherette with orange and light grey accents. Meanwhile, the door inserts have an exclusive black metallic pattern, and the dashboard is adorned with a backlit decor piece that reads "Peak Edition."




VW said it would release more details on the Peak Edition this summer, which is likely when we'll start seeing them on the road. The same 269-hp turbocharged four-cylinder should be found under the hood, and pricing is expected to lean toward the mid-$40,000 mark.


Do you think the Atlas wears the rugged look better than other three-row SUVs?

Image Credits: Volkswagen
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Apr 8, 2023
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The Volkswagen Atlas Peak Edition Is Rugged In Appearance Only

It's inspired by the Basecamp concept we saw way back in 2019.

Volkswagen hops onto the rugged SUV bandwagon with the 2024 Atlas Peak Edition, a new off-road oriented trim level for the three-row crossover that's based on the 2019 Basecamp concept. While it's no German Wrangler, the Peak Edition at least gives the impression of an adventure-ready family hauler, with black body cladding throughout and skid plates finished in silver.





In terms of style, the Peak Edition differs from the sportier demeanor of the regular Atlas with a unique front fascia. The black grille features two chrome strips extending across the top, while the lower fascia adopts a gloss black X-shaped design. The window surrounds, wheel arches, mirror caps, and roof rails are all blacked out, and the front fender wears a gloss black Peak Edition emblem with orange and chrome detailing. Along the back, a prominent gloss black trim element underlines the full-width taillights, and there is a black and silver rear diffuser with chrome exhaust tips. Additionally, the are also two new exterior colors, Pure Grey and Avocado Green, which are specific to this trim.


The Atlas Peak Edition rides on 18-inch black alloy wheels, which are wrapped in 255/60 all-terrain tires, which are the only actual off-road modifications that VW made. Since admittedly no one will be taking the Peak Edition away from the pavement, the automaker didn't want to fiddle too much with the overall driving experience.




The cabin flaunts an orange and black theme inspired by the colors of the Peak Edition badge, as most of the interior surfaces feature Titan Black leatherette with orange and light grey accents. Meanwhile, the door inserts have an exclusive black metallic pattern, and the dashboard is adorned with a backlit decor piece that reads "Peak Edition."




VW said it would release more details on the Peak Edition this summer, which is likely when we'll start seeing them on the road. The same 269-hp turbocharged four-cylinder should be found under the hood, and pricing is expected to lean toward the mid-$40,000 mark.


Do you think the Atlas wears the rugged look better than other three-row SUVs?

Image Credits: Volkswagen

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The Volkswagen Atlas Peak Edition Is Rugged In Appearance Only

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