Volkswagen had announced some days back it will be launching its most loved premium sedan that PASSAT during the festive season and it has already started the production of it. Now that Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will be launching the PASSAT on the 10th of October 2017. This will be the 8th generation PASSAT that will be launching in India after it was discontinued in 2014
The new gen PASSAT is based on Volkswagen's MQB modular platform which was revealed back internationally in the year 2014. The exteriors of the new sedan gets LED headlamps and new triple slat front bumper grille. The rear end gets slim LED tail lamps, new design bumper and twin exhausts. While the new PASSAT will be riding on 17 inch alloy wheels.
The interiors of the new PASSAT gets a redesigned dash board , centre console gets touch screen infotainment system, it also gets an automatic climate control module, three spoke steering wheel and it also gets twin pod instrument cluster. This premium sedan gets modern features like ABS, airbags, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlamps, park assist and 360-degree camera.
Under the hood of the PASSAT will be 2.0 litre, 4 cylinder diesel engine which is capable of producing 175 bhp of power and it will be coupled with a 6-speed DSG gearbox.
Exact details of this premium sedan will be shown on your website, after its official launch on the 10th of October 2017.