2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack unveiled

2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack unveiled

2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack unveiled

2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 1 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack unveiled

A model with the ability of combining the practicality of an estate with that of the go anywhere capacity of an SUV, the new Passat Alltrack is unveiled by Volkswagen. The company reveals that the new model diminishes the gap between the Tiguan and the Passat Estate and along with the spacious interior it can also handle light off-road situations. The new model will be equipped with two turbocharged petrol engines, one with 210 PS/155 KW and the other with 160PS/118 KW. The two turbodiesels will deliver 140 PS/103 KW or 170 PS/125 KW. The most powerful engines will feature as standard the 4motion all wheel drive system and the dual clutch DSG transmission while an option will be the 140 PS TDI unit the AWD system.

According to Volkswagen, the 140 PS TDI consuming 5.7 litres per 100 km will be the most economical variant while the 172 PS model will have a bit higher numbers which is 5.8 litres per 100 km. The new model will also have rugged bumpers, side sill flares and wheel wells apart from a high ground clearance. The ground clearance in this model has been raised by 30mm.This model is basically a raised and tough looking Passat wagon and quite similar to the Audi’s Allroad wagons. This new model is for those who use their car as towing vehicle and who desire for a versatile, spacious and sporty car with rugged qualities. This model has greater approach angle of 16 degrees, off road ramp angle of 12.8 degrees and a departure angle of 13.6 degrees as compared to the standard cars.

This model is to make its debut in the upcoming motor show to be held in Tokyo. Lets wait for its debut to see how it performs. Hope it will do well and will satisfy its customers.

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