Volkswagen said it will introduce a series of aftermarket accessories at its dealerships to give its refreshed three-row Atlas crossover more of a rugged appearance.
Nearly 400 copies of the refreshed Atlas had been produced and were being shipped to dealers when Volkswagen temporarily halted production at its Chattanooga Assembly plant last month to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Volkswagen first showed the Atlas refresh at the 2020 Chicago auto show.
The accessories are modeled after the Atlas Basecamp concept, first shown a year ago at the New York auto show. They include a two-tone front bumper guard, textured fender flares with integrated splash guards, side-door rocker panels and an upgraded rear valance with trailer hitch access.
The package also comes with special “Basecamp” badging. Upgraded alloy wheels and off-road tires are also available, the automaker said.
The accessory package, which will be available before summer, is designed to further differentiate the…