Volkswagen has unveiled a brand new small pickup with a transformable mattress that may flip the little truck right into a long-item hauler.
The Tarok has a flip-down wall behind the rear seats that extends the size of the mattress from lower than 4 toes to over six when the seats are folded and 9 if the tailgate can be opened.
The thought has been seen earlier than on the discontinued Chevrolet Avalanche, which additionally allowed the elimination of the rear window. The unibody Tarok’s glass is mounted, so any prolonged masses want to slide beneath it.
VW is positioning the Tarok as a way of life automobile, so it’s considering extra alongside the strains of surfboards and skis than stacks of sheetrock.
The all-wheel-drive crew cab debuted on the Sao Paolo Worldwide Motor Present as an idea, however VW says it’s set to go on sale almost as-is.
Sadly, the trick trucklet will solely be out there in Brazil and different international markets the place small pickups are standard and VW tells Fox Information Autos that it isn’t destined for the U.S., however one thing extra ‘Murican-size could be.
On the New York Auto Present in March VW took the wraps off of the bigger, Atlas SUV-based Tanoak idea, which featured a smaller door that opened into the cabin, so not less than these skis will nonetheless match.
VW is contemplating including it to the Atlas lineup, which might be getting the Atlas Cross Sport two-row SUV subsequent 12 months.