With a frenetic pace, we continue discussing the news of the Geneva Motor Show. The new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack be one of the protagonists of the stand of the German mark, together with other developments such as the discrete restyling of Sharan or Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant. With this new body completes the new range Passat sedan with options, family and now the Alltrack.
Differences Passat Alltrack are easily visible. Entire lower body, new bumpers and wheel passes receive black plastic protection plus aluminum colored details such as posing as a protective low in the front and rear and on the heel. The suspension stands at 27.5 millimeters to allow better step more difficult terrain.
Inside we find an image that differs slightly from other versions of the Passat range. The Alltrack will come equipped standard with upholstery fabric and Alcantara with metal inserts on the dashboard, although there is an optional leather upholstery. Sobriety is still the standard pattern, despite the flashy orange showing the body in the first official pictures.
The range of Volkswagen Passat Alltrack will consist of five mechanical options. There will be two engines TSI petrol 1.4 150 hp and a 2.0-220 . The DSG gearbox six-speed is standard on the most powerful, and optional on the 1.4. All diesel will be 2.0 liters, with outputs of 150, 190 and 240 horses , the latter in its biturbo version. The two most powerful is associated exclusively DSG. No specifications for the Spanish market is still unknown, may not reach all versions.
Consistent with the approach of a vehicle of this type, now All versions feature 4Motion AWD . In the previous generation had front-wheel drive versions. The drive system is intelligent and optimize fuel consumption functions as if it were a front-wheel drive until those moments in which a loss of traction is detected or accelerates forcefully.
If we talk about other technical improvements, we found that adding a new mode called Off Road Driving managed differently throttle and control systems as declines and hill start aid . 240 hp diesel and gasoline have 220 + XDS system, which brakes the inside wheels to the curve drawn on to improve driving dynamics. In terms of equipment, the Passat Alltrack will have the same opportunities as the rest of the range.
Source – Volkswagen
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