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 report in the Detroit News, the new sedan will carry the Passat name. If the reports are accurate, the new four-door will follow the pattern set by the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, which differs substantially from the European Jetta, with its longer body, larger interior and less nicely finished interior. Most versions of the American-market Jetta are sourced from VW's plant in Puebla, Mexico. When it arrives in showrooms next year...
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 debut next week at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Along with the teaser is a new website VW has launched that allows users to...Nelson Ireson
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 it with interest, as it might preface some of the design details of our Passat replacement that's on the way. The Passat has...Bengt Halvorson
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, to replace it. The final design has already been approved and previewed previously in an official sketch, and now we have the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran