Skoda specialists are working on updating the Volkswagen Passat

Skoda specialists are working on updating the Volkswagen Passat

August 27, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

We have already talked about the fact that the new generation VW Passat will be presented in 2023. Now new details have become known regarding the updated model.

Currently, Czech engineers are actively working on the new Volkswagen Passat, which is still known under the in-plant index “B9”. From its predecessor, such a car will differ slightly in size. About this on Thursday, August 27, writes portal PNZdrive with reference to Auto Motor und Sport.

Czech specialists are responsible not only for the development of the new Superb, but also for the VW Passat. Where the “German” will be collected will become known this fall. The production site can be located in one of two locations – Kvasny (Czech Republic) and Bratislava (Slovakia). Volkswagen will invest 1 billion euros in the project. This money will be directed to the production of Volkswagen VW ID.4 and other brand car new products, starting in 2022.

Volkswagen Passat can learn a lot from its “brother” Skoda Superb, and not only in terms of design, but also in technical terms. So, according to experts’ forecasts, the new Passat may be a classic station wagon with traditional features and proportions for such cars. At the same time, the novelty will retain its practicality, for which customers love this model.

The Passat platform will receive an upgraded MQB platform that supports the installation of different power units and drive types. So, over time, according to rumors, the German model will also receive an electric version.

The German carmaker has everything it needs to organize such a transition. We are talking about the MEB platform, which was created specifically for electric cars.

In the meantime, Volkswagen has unveiled the updated Touareg SUV. In terms of the exterior, the new product is not much different from the previous SUV. But the manufacturer has worked more thoroughly on the new list of available options and the engine range.