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It seems that the old generation Volkswagen Passat wasn’t exactly built up to the strict regulations of the German carmaker. That’s why the model has been recalled several times, either due to a bad heat shield, which lead to a fire in the engine bay, or because of faulty fuel lines. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… …read the full post

The Volkswagen CC (or Passat CC, as Europeans know it), is proving to be a pretty big sales hit for the German company. Through its combination of more upmarket accessories and a price without the added premium of brand recognition, like Audi or BMW, the CC is definitely a surprise hit. That’s why Volkswagen executives are rumored to be considering… …read the full post

After the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift was leaked through a brochure photo, the next big thing from Wolfsburg, the 2011 Volkswagen Passat, has also seen its first leaked image appear. As you can see above, the completely undisguised model promises to be much more attractive, at least from a styling point than its predecessor. The more angular style,… …read the full post

It’s been a pretty busy half of the year for Volkswagen as the German carmaker released new generations for models like the 2011 Touareg or the 2011 Phaeton and new versions for existing cars like the Polo GTI. Still, the company largely ignored its mid-size upmarket sedan, the Passat, for quite some time. That will change at the upcoming Paris… …read the full post

Volkswagen has definitely been keeping busy with new models, facelifts and other such things, but it seems that it has been neglecting its mid-size model, the Passat, which is basically unchanged since the current generation appeared, back in 2005. According to a new report though, it seems that will change with the upcoming Paris Motor Show, as the… …read the full post

In a recent interview, Volkswagen Group of American executive, Stefan Jacoby, revealed that the company is “looking into detail” what it will do with the Europe-built Passat when its new mid-size sedan, made in the United States at the company’s new Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, will debut, around 2011. It seems that it is highly… …read the full post

Volkswagen’s stand at next week’s Paris Motor Show already sounded very interesting with the new Golf VI and its GTI version. Today, the German carmaker announced another premiere scheduled for the French show, the VW Passat BlueTDI. The BlueTDI diesels are the cleanest engines VW has ever produced, comply to Euro-6 standards and they’ll… …read the full post

The Passat CC, or the Volkswagen CC will be available in the United States starting this fall, with pricing starting just under $27,000. However, what we didn’t knew was that Volkswagen is also considering bringing a diesel version to the States, especially with diesel models getting more and more popular. According to Brett Scott, product planner… …read the full post

At this weekend’s Pebble Beach event Volkswagen presented the VW Passat CC Gold Coast. The special edition Passat CC is powered by the 3.6 liter FSI petrol engine that produces 280hp (206kW) and 266lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed DSG dual-clutch Triptronic gearbox. Extra features that equip the Gold Coast include a special grille, premium… …read the full post

We don’t know why Volkswagen took this decision, probably to distinguish somehow this car from the Passat series. Anther version is that this ‘rebranding’ is meant to fill the gap in the VW model range, between the Passat and the upcoming Phaeton. Who knows! Come to think about it, we don’t even know what CC stands for, when… …read the full post