The 2015 Volkswagen Passat comes as one of the most important models in VW variety. Only Golf is more well-known in this carmaker lineup. Current version of Passat, MkCII was introduced in 2011. It was restyled and all-new model. Now, for the 2015 year model, Passat are going to be developed on the new modular MQB platform, which should put full engineering weight behind. Some much more features might be integrated, which include new CC and CC Shooting Brake. Car is anticipated to debut in September at Paris Motor Show, and sales could commence couple of months later.
2015 VW Passat Redesign
Volkswagen’s brands Passat and Golf will share exact same platform and mechanicals for the first time ever. The MQB concept will improve dimensions of the 2015 Passat chassis. Anyway, working with the lighter supplies of making it will minimize weight for about 90 kg. Also, it means that the 2015 VW Passat will consume significantly less fuel. Also, CO2 emissions must be enhanced.
There is fairly big restyling anticipated on exterior. Sleeker look is going to be performed by sharply sloping roofline, a slimmer grille and redesigned front and rear lights. Grill forms of the 2015 VW Passat are going to be distinct along with other parts will probably be inspired by CrossBlue and Sportsvan ideas. It implies that headlight clusters is going to be slim and single line. Much more powerful stance will likely be got from wider track, but nonetheless, proportions will remain the identical.
The interior of the 2015 VW Passat will be bigger than ever, with 670 liters. Upgrades on interior features might be minimal – with touchscreen tech and high-quality supplies. New physique style brought using a Shooting Brake estate version will add hi-tech gadgets.
2015 VW Passat Engines
For the engine lineup of the 2015 VW Passat we can expect diesel or hybrid solutions. As MQB platform is shared with Golf, also is the engine – the new twin-turbo 2.0 TDI diesel that produces well more than 200bhp and lots of torque. If this is correct, the 2015 VW Passat will come with 4MOTION four-wheel drive only. Other choice is a 3.0-litre VR6 twin-turbo engine, also applied by the CrossBlue Coupe, with over 400 hp and AWD. This powertrain is doable to become tuned with hybrid technique. It is extra probable that plug-in hybrid will mix 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine using a lithium-ion battery pack. This mixture shoud give 150 mpg fuel economy and emissions of significantly less than 60g/km, which is greater of the new Mazda 6 and expected Ford Mondeo.