VW Taos Basecamp Concept – The success of Volkswagen’s Basecamp concepts has been overwhelming. These Basecamp concepts take standard VW models and add lots of cool accessories. It did it with the 2019 Atlas, which was a great success. It is now doing it for Taos. A future accessory package is shown in the Taos Basecamp Concept. Many of the upgrades make it look more complicated than it is.
VW Taos Basecamp Concept
The VW Design Team from Oxnard, California created the Taos Basecamp Concept. The modifications allow the crossover’s ability to travel off-road. The suspension is raised using H&R Special Springs LP. This allows the Traverse MX to be fitted with Falken Widepeak Trail Trail A/T Trail tires. Mounted on the top is a Thule Canyon XT custom Thule Canyon XT Roof Rack with integrated off-road LED lighting from Baja Designs. The interior of the crossover has a Polytec Group cargo partition, which can hold a variety of gear.
Taos stands out with its unique color scheme. It’s Waimea Blue, with orange accents everywhere. In contrast to the bright colors is the silver rocker cladding band and matte-black roof. Exterior modifications include aggressive splash guards on the front and rear, lower door skit plates, and front grille badges.
VW Taos Basecamp Concept Revealed
VW revealed the Taos in the US market in 2020. It will be available in the 2022 model year. It replaces the Golf which was discontinued in the US. The top-performance Golf trims remain available. It is simple to use the Basecamp Concept accessories. The turbocharged 1.5-liter engine generates 158 horsepower (117 Kilowatts), as well as 184-pound feet (249 Newton-meters), of torque. There are two options: an 8-speed automaker or a 7-speed dual-clutch. Both can be used with the 4Motion all-wheel-drive system.