Volkswagen Passat

  • New Volkswagen Passat is Europe's "Car of the Year 2015"

    The new eight-generation Volkswagen Passat has been named the European Car of the Year 2015 at a special ceremony part of this year's Geneva Motor Show. "We are extremely proud of this accolade," explained Prof. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, at the prize-giving ceremony… Continue reading »

  • New 2016 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack revealed, market launch end of September

    Volkswagen has already shown us new Alltrack versions of the Golf, Multivan and now it is time for the new Passat. The Alltrack version of the new Passat is all about offering something between a bigger SUV and standard estate car. Permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive… Continue reading »

  • All-new eight-generation 2015 Volkswagen Passat priced from £22,215

    Following its online debut back in July, Volkswagen UK has announced pricing for the new eight-generation Passat saloon and estate models, with prices starting from £22,215 for the entry-level saloon with a 118bhp 1.6 TDI linked to a 6-speed manual. The entry-level Passat Estate can… Continue reading »

  • All-new 2015 Volkswagen Passat Saloon and Estate revealed [videos]

    No more spy shots and rumours. Volkswagen has unveiled the new eight-generation Passat (B8) with an evolutionary design, new engines and technologies. Instantly recognisable, the new Passat has a shaper and more elegant look. LED taillights are standard and the headlights can be configured optionally… Continue reading »

  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat reveals more of its headlights

    Last time we saw the next-generation Volkswagen Passat was in November, when we showed you both the saloon and variant testing in Spain. Testing continues and another prototype with new details has been caught again in Southern Europe. Compared to our previous spy shots we… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept revealed ahead of Detroit debut

    Cylinder deactivation is not a new thing - we have seen it on big V8 and V12 engines for some time now. Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept takes cylinder deactivation to a new level now, introducing the world's first inline four cylinder with cylinder deactivation. The… Continue reading »

  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat Saloon and Variant spied for the first time

    Here we have the first spy shots of the next-generation Volkswagen Passat saloon and Variant testing on the public roads. Previously chassis testing mules have been seen testing at various locations, but these are the very first full body prototypes. The all-new Passat will ride… Continue reading »

  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat Estate spied testing in U.S.

    Here we have our first spy shots of the next generation Volkswagen Passat prototype in the Estate variant hot weather testing in Southern United States. The prototype has a heavily disguised front hiding new bumper design and new headlights. Rest of the car shows the… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen celebrates 40 years of Passat - over 20 million delivered since 1973

    40 years ago Volkswagen debuted debuted the Passat. Now in its seventh generation (Porsche and Corvette are also surprisingly in seventh generation, the first is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and Corvette its 60th). The first generation Passat was a hatchback drawn by Giorgio… Continue reading »

  • New Volkswagen Passat R-Line announced, priced from £22,470

    Volkswagen has announced a new R-Line trim level for the Passat, offering a bespoke bodykit, which gives it a sleek and sporty look. There is also a new more-efficient 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine available. The R-Line bespoke bodykit includes a new unique front bumper, featuring… Continue reading »