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Volkswagen is planning to put the recently unveiled New Midsize Coupe Concept into production, as the model in question is believed to make its way onto the market over the next couple of years.

Originally unveiled during the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, where it was quite a hit, the Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with model being said to hit the assembly line. The announcement hasn’t been made official by Volkswagen just yet, but according to the guys at Automotive News, the vehicle should be launched in 2016, when it will ride on the MQB platform.

As you may recall, the Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe (NMC) Concept, is a sporty four-door coupe, wider than the Passat and lower than the Jetta, coming with a Dragon Red paint scheme, LED headlights, aluminum accents, 20-inch wheels with low profile tires and more. Power is being provided by a 2.0 liter TSI four-cylinder engine, rated at 220 HP (162 kW). The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint takes 6.5 seconds and top speed of the model stands at 244 km/h (151 mph). Te average fuel consumption indicates 6.4 liters burned every 100 km, or 44.1 mpg UK / 36.7 mpg US.