Next gen 2015 Volkswagen Passat sketches & specs released

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What we have on this page are first details of the next gen 2015 Volkswagen Passat.

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To be unveiled some months later this year, the next gen 2015 Volkswagen Passat boasts of a stylish front fascia that is definitely sharper than that of the current model. Even in profile, the car continues to have a hint of sportiness, with the sedan having a four-door coupe-like look. Another prominent feature is the bulging wheel arches,.

It is being said that the next gen 2015 Volkswagen Passat will be offered with a heads up display and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. Powering the next gen Passat would be a new twin-turbo 2.0-liter TDI four-cylinder engine that has a max power of 240 PS (176 kW) and peak torque of 500 Nm (368 lb-ft). The motor will come mated to a seven-speed DSG transmission that will send power to all four wheels via an all-wheel drive system . The car will have a fuel efficiency of 47 mpg in US cycle.

Also on the cards could be plug-in hybrid variant with a 1.4-liter TSI petrol engine and a 102 PS (75 kW) electric motor. Combined power is likely to be pegged at 204 PS (150 kW) and the car could have an electric-only range of 50 km (31 miles).

Source: Autobild and Auto Motor und Sport

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