The new Volkswagen Passat photographed in China

The new Volkswagen Passat photographed in China

June 19, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Became known for the first details of the Volkswagen sedan next generation sedan, which will debut in China in the fall of 2018

On the Internet, the first photos of the Volkswagen Passat sedan of the next generation for the Chinese market appeared. Pictures of the car, which premiered in September, published the publication CarNewsChina.

Judging by the images, the new Passat will differ from the predecessor by the more “coupe” silhouette of the body. In the design of the car using stylistic solutions liftbeka Arteon.

According to Chinese media, the sedan will increase somewhat in size. The length of the new Passat will be 4933 mm, width – 1836 mm, and height – 1469 mm. This is 61 mm, 2 mm and 15 mm longer, wider and lower, respectively. The size of the wheelbase has increased from 2803 to 2871 millimeters.

In China, the engine line will include a 1.4-liter petrol engine with a capacity of 150 hp, and a two-liter unit, available in two stages of forcing – 186 and 220 hp. Later there will be a version with a hybrid power unit with the ability to recharge batteries from household electricity.

Serial production of the Chinese version of the new Volkswagen Passat will be adjusted at the SAIC-Volkswagen plant in Shanghai. The prices for the car in the PRC market will start from about 210 thousand yuan