New Volkswagen Passat to debut at the Shanghai Auto Show

Published on February 21, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The new and cheap ‘American Passat’, fka MMS, will be made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture. The Passat will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show in April and will be listed in May.

Engines for the Chinese market: 1.4 TSI, 1.8 TSI and 2.0 TSI. The more expensive European Passat, called Magotan in China, will continue as a seperate model. Some reports in Chinese media suggest the 1.4 TSI engine is delayed for a yet unknown reason, we’ll keep you posted on that one.

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