Volkswagen used the New York International Auto Show to unveil the second model in its Atlas range, but this time it’s a pick-up. Larger than the Amarok, the Tanoak is a concept that Volkswagen wants to use to gauge reaction and decide whether to put it into production. Unlike the ladder-frame Amarok, the concept is more of a lifestyle pick-up and uses the 206kW 3.6l V6 petrol engine from the Atlas. Aimed at the US market, it is the biggest passenger vehicle Volkswagen has created except for its long-wheelbase T6. Volkswagen SA still has no plans to bring to SA the Atlas, the Tanoak or the other Atlas family member revealed in New York, the Cross Sport. Levante Trofeo Maserati continues to develop its Levante SUV with rumours of a GTS still doing the rounds and the likelihood of a facelift later in 2018 or early in 2019. In the meantime the company has revealed the Levante Trofeo, the most powerful version of the SUV to date. It features a 3.8l twin-turbo petrol motor generating 440...

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