2020 Volkswagen Passat: US model is just a reskin, misses out on MQB

2020 Volkswagen Passat: US model is just a reskin, misses out on MQB

Posted: Jan 17, 2019

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat in the US model is just a reskin of the old (NMS) model, and has the old PQ46 platform not MQB used in every other VW.

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS second generation, USA) photos

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS second generation, USA) photos

Posted: Jan 16, 2019

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat is not an all new model, but a reskin with the old NMS/PQ46 platform, and a 2L turbo I4 with 174hp (130kW) and 207 lb-ft (280Nm).

1967 Volkswagen Beetle: Kathleen Brooks’ daily driver restored by VW

1967 Volkswagen Beetle: Kathleen Brooks’ daily driver restored by VW

Posted: Jan 7, 2019

Kathleen Brooks has owned her Volkswagen Beetle since December 1967. Named Annie, the Beetle has done 350,000 miles and she still drives it to work daily.

2020 Volkswagen Passat: Reskinned NMS model for US, V6 dumped

2020 Volkswagen Passat: Reskinned NMS model for US, V6 dumped

Posted: Dec 23, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for the US won’t be the all new model shown in China and based on the MQB architecture, but a reskin of today’s NMS car.

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS, USA, sketch) photos

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS, USA, sketch) photos

Posted: Dec 21, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for the USA will not be the all new 2019 model sold in China, but a reskin based on the NMS platform.

Volkswagen Beetle ‘Annie’ (1967, Type 1, 2018 restoration) photos

Volkswagen Beetle ‘Annie’ (1967, Type 1, 2018 restoration) photos

Posted: Dec 14, 2018

Kathleen Brooks’ 1967 Volkswagen Beetle, named Annie, has been restored by Volkswagen with disc brakes, a modern retro-style stereo and other upgrades.

2022 Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo is a maybe for the US

2022 Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo is a maybe for the US

Posted: Dec 1, 2018

The Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo is going on sale in Europe in 2022, and is the workhorse sibling of the funky electric revival of the Microbus.

Volkswagen Tarok Concept (2018, first generation, Brazil) photos

Volkswagen Tarok Concept (2018, first generation, Brazil) photos

Posted: Nov 7, 2018

The Volkswagen Tarok Concept previews a new pickup using the MQB platform, is around 5m (197″) long, has a 110kW (148hp) 1.4L turbo, and seats 5.

2019 Volkswagen T-Cross: Small SUV for Europe, China, South America

2019 Volkswagen T-Cross: Small SUV for Europe, China, South America

Posted: Nov 4, 2018

Based on the MQB-A0 platform, the 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross is the company’s smallest SUV yet, and will be available with a range of turbo engines.

2020 Volkswagen Passat for USA previewed by new LWB sedan in China

2020 Volkswagen Passat for USA previewed by new LWB sedan in China

Posted: Nov 3, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for North America has probably been previewed by the new model that’s debuted in China, and is a big step up from today’s car.