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2015 Volkswagen Passat officially unveiled

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2015 Volkswagen Passat officially unveiled

The new generation of the Volkswagen Passat has been officially unveiled by the German based automaker.

Volkswagen has put an end to speculations on its next-gen Passat by officially unveiling the model in question. This now stands in at 4,767 mm in length, at 1,832 mm in width and 1,456 mm in height, making it 2 mm shorter, 12 mm wider and 6 mm lower than the current version. The 2015 VW Passat is riding on a 2,791 mm long wheelbase, which has been stretched by 79 mm, and it has 31 mm wider front tracks and 14 mm wider rear tracks, standing in at 1,584 mm and 1,568 mm, respectively.

Some weight has been also dropped from the new-gen Volkswagen Passat, up to 85 kg (188 lbs), as the lightest version stands at 1,312 kg (2,892 lbs). The model is also getting a 9 kg lighter suspension with front MacPherson struts and rear multi-link setup. VW says that all versions are getting the LED taillights while the LED headlights, with the Dynamic Light Assist, which can adjust the high beam without disturbing the incoming traffic, are available as an option.

The brand new Volkswagen Passat is now offering more legroom, headroom and shoulder room, for the front passengers and also for the rear ones, compared to the previous model, and it now has a 21 liter larger trunk space, standing in at 586 liters, while the cargo capacity of the Variant is 650 liters, 47 liters more.

On more expensive versions, the analog instruments have been replaced by the Active Info Display, the 12.3-inch TFT screen from the Audi TT, and the model can get a lot of safety gizmos, such as the City Emergency Braking, the Traffic Jam Assist, the Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert, the Trailer Assist, the 360 degree cameras, the Emergency assists and more assists.

As far as the engine lineup goes, this includes a 1.4 liter TSI with 125 HP (92 kW) and with 150 HP (110 kW), a 1.8 TSI with 180 HP (132 kW), a 2.0 TSI with 220 HP (162 kW) and 280 HP (206 kW), a 1.6 TDI with 120 HP (88 kW), a 2.0 TDI with 150 HP (110 kW), 190 HP (140 kW) and 240 HP (176 kW), along with the 1.4 TSI plug-in hybrid, producing 211 HP (155 kW). Prices for the model will start from 25,875 euros, for the sedan, and at 25,950 euros, for the estate, in Germany. Order books will open on the 10th of July.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Friday, July 4th, 2014 - filed under News, Sticky news, Volkswagen. Image credit: .
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