2012 Volkswagen Passat

 
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3-Cyl Volkswagen Passat: An Insight Into Extreme Downsizing

Think turbocharger and you may think high performance, but the latest generation of cars are using turbochargers in order to maintain performance whilst engine capacity decreases in the push for improved fuel economy. Volkswagen is no stranger to forced induction, having used turbochargers on... read more

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Train Rocks VW's 2011 Detroit Fire Haus Preview Night

Before VW unveiled its New Midsize Sedan, it held an invitation only clambake (yes, shellfish and other hor d'oeuvres). There, guests mingled with VW's designers, engineers... read more February 2, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen Super Bowl XLV Ad

2012 Volkswagen Passat And Beetle To Feature In Super Bowl XLV Ad

Volkswagen announced today it will premiere two 30 second ads during the 2nd and 4th quarters of Super Bowl XLV, which will air on Sunday the 6th of next month. The separate... read more January 26, 2011 by 


 
American Theme, VW's 2012 Passat Premiere

Detroit 2011: 2012 Volkswagen Passat Has Its Premiere

VW's sparkling-new-blue Passat debuted in Detroit. Percussionists from Scrap Arts Music banged on drums. Signs said "Think Blue." VW's signature halo-like booth lighting was... read more January 20, 2011 by 


 
VW's Preview Night Banner

2011 VW Passat Preview: Detroit's Fire Haus Welcome

Dateline: Jan. 09, 2011 Location: Detroit's Fire Haus, 250 W. Larned St. Before VW unveiled its New Midsize Sedan--the new Passat--it held an invitation only clambake (yes... read more January 18, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat live photos by Joe Nuxoll

2011 Detroit Auto Show: 2012 Volkswagen Passat Live Photos

Volkswagen surprised few by sticking with the Passat name for its U.S.-specific mid-size sedan, which up until this past week had been going by the name 'New Mid-Size Sedan'... read more January 10, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

2011 Detroit Auto Show: 2012 Volkswagen Passat Preview

The 2012 Volkswagen NMS, or, as we reported earlier today, the 2012 Passat, is due for its official stage debut tomorrow at the Detroit Auto Show, but as happens every year... read more January 9, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen NMS teaser

2011 Detroit Auto Show: U.S.-Made Volkswagen To Be A Passat

The 2011 Detroit Auto Show is underway, and tonight's reveal of the new Volkswagen "NMS" mid-size sedan is being preceded with word about the car's name. According to a... read more January 9, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen NMS teaser

Volkswagen Reveals Teaser For New Midsized Sedan

The Volkswagen NMS, due to replace the current Passat for North America, has been a long time coming. It's still not here, but VW has just let lose a new teaser ahead of its... read more January 5, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Passat

2010 Paris Auto Show: 2011 Volkswagen Passat (Euro) Live Photos

The new Euro-spec 2011 Volkswagen Passat, shown for the first time at the Paris show, has a shape that North American shoppers will never likely see. Nevertheless we look at... read more September 30, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen NMS spy shots

Spy Shots: U.S. Market Volkswagen NMS

The Passat has been a relative success for Volkswagen in the U.S., but the automaker is hard at work on a New Mid-size (or mid-market) Sedan, not-so-cleverly codenamed NMS... read more August 16, 2010 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat Wagon spy shots

Spy Shots: 2012 Volkswagen Passat Wagon

Volkswagen's next-generation Passat is expected to up the stakes against Germany’s luxury automakers, with the car’s designers hoping it will be mentioned in the same... read more August 4, 2010 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat spy shots

Spy Shots: 2012 Volkswagen Passat

The new 2012 Volkswagen Passat is expected to up the stakes against Germany’s luxury automakers, with the car’s designers hoping it will be mentioned in the same breath... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
 

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