Volkswagen begins India production of the All New Passat.The All New Passat is the first luxury sedan to be produced in India using Volkswagens MQB platform.With the start of the production at its Aurangabad Plant, we expect the launch to happen real soon for the All New Passat.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are happy to bring back one of our most successful premium luxury products to the Indian market, the Volkswagen Passat. With the introduction of the Passat we extend our portfolio, encompassing a wide variety of products from a hatchback to a luxury sedan. The Passat exudes style, timeless design, exemplary performance, and is symbolic of a luxurious lifestyle. We are proud to introduce this car with an iconic heritage to the Indian market.”
The Volkswagen Passat will be available with a 2.0L TDI, 177 PS engine mated to a 6-speed DSG automatic gearbox. Volkswagen sold the Passat until a few years ago before they stopped producing it in 2014. This all new Passat gets longer by 80mm, wider by 12mm and shorter by 13mm over the older Passat. Watch this space for more info on it.