ABT Volkswagen Passat Variant, a family with a lot of muscle

The Volkswagen Passat is a hatchback more stylish on the market. That’s why, when ABT Sporstline has meddled to the generation B8 to give it a more sports has not wanted to make any major changes, while maintaining its discreet appearance. The package aesthetic is valid for versions sedan and family.

ABT has presented this kit of customization in the Essen Motor Show, on the basis of a Passat Variant. The modifications aerodynamic have been limited to a splitter lower in the front bumper and a new front grill in black color. They have also put out some side skirts and a rear spoiler -there is also another available for the sedan four doors-.

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unit exposed in Essen fit some alloy wheels of 20 inches. The specialist German has a wide range of wheels ranging from 18 to 21 inches for this model, always dressed with tires of high performance of Continental. Optionally, you can equip a sport-tuned suspension and a new exhaust system.

Another of the news is not seen, but noticed. The diesel engine biturbo 2.0 BiTDI Volkswagen, which developed the not inconsiderable figure of 240 HP of series, has received a reprogramming electronic by the management unit of the ABT Engine Control for raise your power up to 270 HP. Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the brand, sums up this preparation in three words: “power, balance and reliability”.