Volkswagen Atlas Gets Angry Makeover And 350 HP

The Volkswagen Atlas is a respectable SUV, but it isn’t known for its performance, The range-topping model is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 that pumps out 276 ponies and 266 lb-ft of torque, but we’ve always thought the seven-seater SUV would benefit from a bit more power. Thankfully, Volkswagen tuner APR has answered our prayers with its new extensively modified Atlas that offers more power and improved off-road prowess.

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Based on the entry-level 2.0-liter Atlas, which produces 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, the tuner has installed a turbocharger lifted from a Golf R, upgraded the ECU, and added a carbon-fiber intake and custom-fabricated cat-back exhaust. As a result, the modified Atlas has an output of 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

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