The United States and Canada is among the most requiring markets in the automobile market, so particular that even an incredible crossover like VW Touareg didn't have excessive success in this part of the world. For that reason, the German carmaker created something entirely new, created particularly for the U.S. market. It is a model called Atlas and it came less than 2 years earlier.
The countdown has actually started: the 30 millionth Passat will leave the assembly line this spring. This landmark makes it the most effective mid-size model worldwide. Which's not all. After the Golf (35 million vehicles)-- and ahead of the famous Beetle (21.5 million systems)-- the Volkswagen Passat is among the 3 most popular vehicles from Volkswagen to date. Something is particular: the 30 millionth Passat will be among the very first examples of the substantially improved 8th generation. A significant technical upgrade sees the new Passat include the newest brand name developments. Pre-sales will begin in May 2019 in some European nations and the marketplace launch will begin with completion of August 2019 onwards (Germany).
While Volkswagen has actually been fairly hectic cranking out performance-oriented versions of the Jetta for SEMA and the Bonneville Salt Flats, none have actually been cars you or I can in fact head out and purchase. That will change come February, nevertheless, as the company has actually validated to Autoblog that the all-new GLI will make its launching at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show.