OFFICIAL: This Is New Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen today unveiled the first official pictures of one of the most anticipated models that will be presented at Paris Auto Show 2010. We talking about new generation of Volkswagen Passat.
27-year of career and more than 15 million cars sold. These are figures from the CV of one of the most popular German models of the past 20 years in Europe and worldwide. It is Volkswagen Passat, which today – at Paris Auto Show – reached to the seventh generation.
New VW Passat have radically change their appearance compared with the previous generation, but the shock is not great for anyone. Reason: VW’s new lines have been admired across the Volkswagen range, starting with the new Scirocco generation, through by Golf, Polo and reaching to the last Phaeton, from which new Passat takes a lot of aesthetic details.
As we are accustomed in recent years at Volkswagen, the prospective customers could choose between three versions of equipment: Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Under the hood, they will have a wide range of engines, not less than 10 units are available to the fans of the brand and of the Teutonic model. These goes from 105 to 300 HP, the basic engine – 1.6 TDI 105 HP and 184 lb-ft – coming up with a great consumption: 56 mi/gal. Except the 1.6-liter TDI unit, all other gasoline and diesel engines can be paired with a DSG transmission. This is the standard on the V6 version with 300 HP.
Gasoline – 1.4-liter TSI(122HP), 1.8-liter TSI(180 HP), 2.0-liter TSI(211 HP), V6(300 HP).
Diesel – 1.6-liter TDI(105 HP), 2.0-liter TDI(140 HP), 2.0-liter Blue TDI(140 Hp), 2.0-liter TDI(170 HP).
Ecofuel – GPL
Multifuel – Ethanol, 1.4-liter TSI (160 HP) MultiFuel Twincharger (only for Sweden and Norway).