He convinced his first generation and, therefore, now continues his saga. And launched the 8th generation Passat sedan and Variant their bodies, it is time for the Alltrack specialist. Based on family, adds new skid, high total height 27.5 mm, 4MOTION art and a specific mode "Off Road" to exit the asphalt. Officially will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show to market in September.
Becomes one of the most comprehensive family market, and it makes strengthening the attributes that already showed during its premiere in 2013. After the change of generation Passat selling, and on the new MQB platform of the German group, Volkswagen reveals now 2nd generation Alltrack, transforming a saloon crossover popular. I will not say it's an SUV, because clearly no, but it is an exceptional tourism, very refined, high capacity and amazing versatility to roll on low grip surfaces or asphalt tracks out. The former, at least, I was ... and it promises to overcome.
The new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack, derived from the familiar version Variant, will hit the market starting with a renewed protection kit to add more strength to a body again with suspensions modified to increase its height 27.5 mm. A molding and plastic coatings perimeter, now has a redesigned front and rear bumpers to also improve entry and exit angles, while low fairings come this time completely with stainless steel plates covering the most vulnerable to hit components.
Series, the new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack adds the new Total 4MOTION group, and equipped with a 5th generation Haldex clutch, which now allows greater anticipation and better adaptation in the distribution of torque on both axes. Of course, under normal conditions, will still be allowed to shoot the new Alltrack as a front-wheel drive to reduce their consumption.
The new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack have 4 driving modes (Eco, Normal, Sport and Single) to vary as the sedan steering response, acceleration and the change. Of course, additionally, the Alltrack will again offer a program Off Road very similar to that already some versions of the Tiguan equipped to adapt accelerator, ESP and ABS a low-grip conditions, while triggering Descent Control.
Mechanical range of the new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack derived, naturally, Variant body, and can select from among two engines petrol and three diesel. Among the first 1.4 TSI 150 hp and the mighty 2.0 TSI 220 hp variant power. The offer is completed with turbodiesel 2.0 TDI 150, 190 and 240 hp, the latter the new biturbo. Diesel and gasoline engines more powerful will also include the XDS + system, able to apply selective braking on the inner wheels to improve agility and cornering stability.
optionally, the new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack will offer the adaptive chassis with variable damping, and a new assistant trailer which facilitates control through the rear view camera. Incidentally, the maximum towing capacity of the new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack be up to 2,200 kg. The latest VW infotainment systems, like Mirror Link, Android or Apple Auto carplay systems, will also be offered in the Alltrack.
The new Volkswagen Passat Allttrack It presented in society in the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, but will not reach expected the market until the end of September.
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