Volkswagen announced the premiere of the new Passat

Volkswagen announced the premiere of the new Passat

January 10, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Volkswagen has posted a new teaser image of the American version of the next-generation Passat sedan on Twitter. The public premiere of the car will be held in January 2019 at the Detroit Auto Show.

Judging by the picture, the new product will receive 19-inch wheels, shod in tires ContiPro Continental. According to Motor1, we are talking about the top modification of the new Passat. Cheaper versions of the car will be equipped with 17- and 18-inch wheels.

The basis of the novelty will be the finalized platform of the predecessor – the sedan did not transfer to the modular chassis MQB. It is expected that the design of the machine will resemble the Jetta of a new generation, enlarged in size, presented in Detroit at the beginning of this year.

Passat equip modernized two-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine, issuing the same 176 liters. with. (torque increased from 250 N · m to 280 N · m). In this case, the version with a 3.6-liter VR6 engine in the US market decided to give up. Also, the car will not have a hybrid version.

The list of available options will include light and rain sensors, adaptive cruise control, as well as an automatic vehicle retention system in the occupied lane. All other details about the new Passat are kept secret.