Volkswagen Passat: The Top Family Car
The Large Family car from Volkswagen
The Large family car from Volkswagen that has been named as Passat is a wonderful piece of machine marketed by the famous German carmaker Volkswagen. The famous carmaker is designing cars since 1973 that is almost six generations.
Some other popular car models from Volkswagen
Prior to Volkswagen Passat the company has also delivered some more popular models like Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta and Volkswagen Phaeton and the Passat has also been named as Carat, Quantum and Corsar.
Volkswagen also launched Passat CC in the year 2008 that as a four door coupe version of the Passat.
Latest information about Volkswagen Passat
Currently Volkswagen markets two different variants of Passat in the global markets. The Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly plant in North America is responsible for building the new mid-size sedan (NMS) that acts as the first variant and it was announced in the year 2011 that it will be built only for the North American Markets and a separate NMS will be built at Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive plant in Nanjing. It was also announced that the NMS model will only be sold across the North American, South Korean and Chinese Markets. For other markets the B7 Passat will be sold.
Termed as “Motor Trend Car of the year”
The Volkswagen Passat NMS is such a beautiful and reliable vehicle that it has been declared as the “Motor trend Car of the year” in the year 2012.
Photo Gallery of Volkswagen Passat
Technical Characteristics of Volkswagen Passat
Technical Characteristics of 2011 Volkswagen Passat Variant 1.4 TSI produced by Volkswagen (DE).
|Body Type||Estate (station wagon; shooting brake) 5 doors / 5 seats|
|Front Track||1552 mm|
|Rear Track||1551 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||70 liters|
|Drive Wheels||Front wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion VPAS|
|Fuel Supply System||direct petrol injection|
|Max Power||122HP (90 kW) @ 5000 rpm|
|Max Torque||200Nm @ 1500 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||142 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||6?J x 16 / 6?J x 16|
|Standard Tyres||205/55 R 16 H / 205/55 R 16 H|
|Transmission||6 speed manual|
|Number of gears||6|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||10.6 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|