Automobile brands always have one thing in mind, the attempt to fit into the individual lifestyle of their customers. While Volkswagen has made it in being one of the most successful automakers in the entire world, the market scenario in America stands to opine something different about them. For quite a long stretch of time, Volkswagen has been officially declared to be the car for misfits and non-conformists. However hard Volkswagen might have tried, their every attempt at being the mainstream vehicle for the American market has fizzled. In order to get it back, Volkswagen finally staked the counter-intuitive appeal on cleaning the diesel and coming up with performance oriented alternative to their hybrids. When this final attempt turned out to be an utter disaster, the entire Volkswagen service was at a complete loss having no idea how to recover with these redesigning failures and bring back their lost appeal in the market.
So as a part of the disaster management program, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack station wagon was a good start. Being one of the appealing alternatives to the compact SUV proliferating in their lineup, the vehicle seems to gain some interest among the car enthusiasts as well. Volkswagen has already had the all wheel drive Golf station wagon earlier, and the Alltrack was just a slightly raised version along with a couple of cosmetic touches to enhance the appeal, and an AWD mode controller to integrate the off-road stability of the vehicle.
While working out on the models that stole the show in America, Volkswagen identified Subaru Outback to be one of the premium choices of most of the adventure minded drivers. Volkswagen designed their 2017 Golf Alltrack to steal these young drivers from Subaru and added on to the comfortable touch so that it turns out to be an appropriate model for people who have got active lifestyles. It is nothing but a four-door station wagon that has been powered by a 1.8 liter turbocharged four cylinder engine making 170 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, the manual six-speed version is even on the line. However, customers will not find any variation in the engine. There’s the normal, sport and off-road variation in the driving modes and the manual gear selection can be easily made through toggling the Tiptronic paddle shifters.