After the publication of this summer season's pictures, the second-generation VW Passat NMS (new mid-size sedan) for China was formally unveiled.
Not like its predecessor, the all-new mannequin strikes to VW's MQB platform and is gaining momentum. The sedan is now Four,933 mm (196.6 in) lengthy, 60 mm (2.three in) longer than its predecessor and 160 mm (6.three in) longer than the Passat Euro-spec.
The automobile is 1,836 mm (72.three inches) extensive, 1,469 mm (57.eight inches) tall and has a wheelbase of two,871 mm (113 inches). For reference, the space between the axles is 80 mm longer than that proposed by the European Passat. Not like the Passat offered in Europe, the Chinese language mannequin doesn’t provide a automobile physique.
The brand new Passat NMS borrows indicators from each the Arteon sedan and the Phideon luxurious sedan. It clearly seems extra upscale than earlier than, each inside and outside, and appears to supply beneficiant area for the rear passengers' legs. LED headlights are customary, as are the digital dashboard and a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Different customary tools contains electrically-operated entrance seats, dual-zone computerized local weather management, adaptive cruise management, collision warning, and parking help. The seats can be found with heating and air flow, in addition to perforated leather-based trim.
At launch, the VW Passat NMS 2019 encompasses a 2.Zero-liter TSI engine with two states: 186 hp (183 hp) and 220 hp (217 hp). Each items characteristic a seven-speed DSG transmission. For some purpose, essentially the most highly effective model carries the badge "380 TSI" in China.
Later, prospects may also have the ability to buy a plug-in hybrid model that mixes a 1.Four-liter TSI engine with an electrical motor. This mannequin will ship 211 horsepower (208 hp) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of mixed torque.
Like its predecessor, China Passat might be constructed by SAIC-VW three way partnership. It stays to be seen how the North American VW Passat might be just like the Chinese language mannequin. The automaker has introduced that the all-new mannequin will arrive subsequent 12 months in the USA.
extra pictures …