Next-gen VW Passat to be unveiled in July – official image

Volkswagen has recently announced that the next generation of the Passat will be officially unveiled in July but it will be making its public debut this October, during the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

The Volkswagen Passat is now getting ready to receive a whole new generations as the model in question will be officially introduced in July. The vehicle will be getting a more spacious cabin, a larger trunk, optional LED headlights, standard LED taillights, a 12.3-inch fully configurable display, coming from the TT, the updated Park Assist, the Area View function, the head-up display, Trailer Assist system, Traffic Jam Assist, City Emergency Braking, Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert and more.

As far as the engine lineup goes, one thing is for sure, the 2015 Volkswagen Passat will be getting a brand new 2.0 liter bi-turbo diesel engine, which is producing a total output of 240 HP (177 kW) and it has an impressive peak torque of 500 Nm (369 lb-ft). The unit will be connected to a new 7-speed DSG, which will be sending power to the 4MOTION all-wheel drive system. There will also be a hybrid version, with an estimated electric range of 50 km (31 miles) and a total range of 966 km (600 miles).