German edition AutoBild has published the first image of new generation Passat. And, as assure edition of the newspaper, before us the photo of serial model, which official presentation will take place in october this year on a motor show in Paris. Representatives of German concern refuse to make comments, that image of a photo new generation Passat had appeared in hands of journalists AutoBild – apparently, it is a question of elementary information leakage.
New Volkswagen Passat becomes slightly larger than the present car, but thus the weight of the car should even decrease it becomes possible using modern materials in a model design. As to design wait for revolutionary changes is not necessary. Outwardly the car will resemble in many respects on updated Phaeton which has been recently presented on a motor show in Beijing.
What will enter into a base complete set of model, yet is not informed. But it is possible not to doubt that equipment Passat will appear very good – in this plan Passat should come nearer closely to senior Phaeton.
Under cowl Volkswagen Passat, apparently, will put only turbo engines, and the most modest will appear the petrol motor in volume only 1,2 l which gives out 105 h.p. Also there will be a 1,4-litre unit with forced aspiration and engines in volume of 2,0 l. Well and the most powerful unit there will be V6 in volume 3,0 l, capacity of an order 300 h.p.