Volkswagen Passat received a sports version GTNovember 15, 2016
Company Volkswagen declassified charged sedan Passat concept. Novelty receive prefix GT in the title and will be shown to the public in the coming days at the auto show in Los Angeles. In the future, the model will receive the production version, which will be produced at the plant in Chattanooga (TN).
The car received a 3.6-liter gasoline engine TSI. Motor power is 280 horsepower. The unit works in conjunction with a six-speed robotized gearbox DSG dual clutch. The dynamic characteristics of the car is unknown.
Passat GT received a new grille, modified bumpers, 19-inch Tornado wheels, a sports exhaust system and brake calipers painted in bright red. In addition, the standard Passat GT version of the car is characterized reduced ground clearance.
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Except Passat GT at the Auto Show in Los Angeles, Volkswagen will show a large crossover Atlas. Machine length is more than five meters and a width of about two meters. Externally, the new concept reminds CrossBlue, but exceeds prototype in size. For the US market the new product will be available with a 2.0-liter TSI with 238 horsepower impact. Customers are also offered a 3.6-liter engine V6 power of 280 hp. Both engines work together with the eight-speed automatic transmission. The dynamic characteristics of the car is unknown – they will open to the public premiere of the Atlas, which will be held in November at the Motor Show in Los Angeles.
Inside, the car – carbon fittings and sport buckets with contrasting stitching.
We add that the launch of GT production series will largely depend on the reaction of the public on the “concept”.