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Volkswagen has shown the sketch of a sedan for the US car market

VW Passat

Company Volkswagen has published the first sketches of design of a new sedan which will replace model VW Passat in the market of the North America. On preliminary data, the debut of a pre-series prototype can already take place in the beginning of 2010 on a motor show in Detroit, and on sale this model will appear not earlier than 2011.

2011 VW Passat

In the USA, new model VW plans to make a competition compact VW Jetta and "4-door coupe" Passat CC. This novelty will appear hardly is more spacious present Passat, will receive more capacious luggage carrier and will look more aggressive than existing model. And the new sedan will be issued in the USA (at factory VW in Tennessee) and will not appear in the European market.

Concept VW Passat

Technical details about the future novelty few — it is known only, that the car will receive "a ruler of modern petrol motors with direct injection of fuel and ecologically pure diesel engines", and also an automatic transmission with two couplings.

VW Passat for the US car market

The first information that VW prepares "a special sedan" for the American market, has appeared even in the autumn of last year. In the course of working out this car carries code name NMS (New Midsize Sedan).

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