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The Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept will be officially presented to the public during the 2013 Detroit Motor Show.

The German based automaker Volkswagen has recently announced its plans to introduce the Passat Performance Concept to the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The Passat Performance Concept is a preview on a new performance model and it’s adding a dual exhaust system, carbon applications on its mirror caps, Bi-Xenon headlights with AFS (Advanced Front Lighting System), LED taillights and some other minor tweaks which will help in stand out in a crowd, including the electro-mechanical steering, lowered sport suspension an more.

The most interesting part of the Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept can be found under its hood, where the EA888 1.8 liter turbocharged direct injection TSI four-cylinder engine is resting, which is producing 247 HP (250 PS / 184 kW), mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Volkswagen didn’t release any performance figures just yet but rumors are saying that the Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept will be transformed into a production version of the model. Additional details on the Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept are limited for the moment and will be announced on the 14th of January, in Detroit.