The new edition of 2014 VW Passat noses internal name B8, and will actually be the eighth version of the popular German sedan. But the big news will be exactly what you will no longer be just a classic sedan and station wagon, but the Passat will attract customers and as coupe and cabriolet. Comes an entirely new MQB platform, which will later be based and other larger models VW Group.
The novelty is that the VW Passat characterized spacious interior with higher quality materials, extended wheelbase for 3.55 inch, trunk with nearly 600 liters (for Sedan), engines with reduced fuel consumption up to 10% less, and there will also be a hybrid version, Passat BlueMotion, Alltrack variant, DSG transmission, Head-up Display, drive to all four wheels, a start / stop system.
Technically, the revamped engine family, the new 2014 VW Passat better fit for great attention to body easier, which is directly associated with lower fuel consumption. With a slight increase in size, and even better usability expected and lighter body. Greater attention was paid to aerodynamics, which Passat also approaching the leaders in its segment.
As for petrol engines, tenders will move with 1.4L TSI turbo petrol with 125 hp, a top version will do the 2.0L TSI with 279 hp. Weakest diesel will be 1.6L TDI with 110 hp, and modeled on the Golf, the plan is a powerful GTD version, which will be under the hood have a 2.0L TDI with 258 hp. The plan is a plug-in hybrid with 200 hp, which will consist of a 1.4L TSI petrol engine and electric motor.
All engines in the offer will have direct injection and turbocharger. With a manual transmission with six-speed, but the basic model, the extra will be able to get a seven-speed automatic.