[e Group Overseas Report] Since its birth in the 1970s, Volkswagen has advertised its Passat series as the most important family car in the world, although it is not considered so in the North American market, although crossovers are encroaching on family cars market. However, this does not shake the important position of passat in the Volkswagen family.
As the most famous derivative of the Volkswagen Passat series, the R36 of the year can be said to have integrated all people’s requirements for a high-performance car and all the requirements for a family car at the same time. In addition to the price, R36 is indeed a very good choice for those users who want to balance home use and performance at the same time. However, the birth of R36 was only a flash in the pan, and there was nothing to say except leaving a lot of saliva.
At the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen officially launched an R-Line model based on the travel version of the Passat. The new car will be limited to 2,000 vehicles. From the naming point of view, the Volkswagen Passat travel version R-Line is naturally not the same as the R36. As the R-Line series, its essence will always be an exterior package that is infinitely close to the R series.
From the appearance point of view, the Volkswagen Passat travel version R-Line uses black as the color of the details, including the exterior rearview mirror cover, side window frame, rear spoiler and rear diffuser. After being embellished with black, the combat atmosphere of the whole vehicle has been comprehensively improved. In addition, the headlights also adopt a matrix LED structure, which obviously strengthens the overall sense of technology of the vehicle. In addition, in terms of color matching, the new car also adopts the exclusive moonlight lime color matching, which is a bit like the exclusive Biscay blue flavor of the R36 back then.
Inside the vehicle, the Volkswagen Passat travel version R-Line also extensively uses the design of the R series theme. The interior is shown in an all-black color scheme, and the seats and interior are carefully wrapped with Nappa leather. The door sills and pedals have also been upgraded to sportier-looking stainless steel materials.
In terms of power, the Volkswagen Passat Travel Edition R-Line, which is limited to 2,000 units, is equipped with top-of-the-line power, that is, a high-power 2.0TSI turbocharged engine and a 2.0TDI diesel engine. The former has a maximum output of 272 horsepower, and the rear The maximum output power is 240 horsepower. In terms of driving form, it is also equipped with 4Motion full-time four-wheel drive system as standard. This will play a certain role in boosting the performance of the Volkswagen Passat travel version R-Line.
Like the high-end version of the Volkswagen Passat, the Volkswagen Passat travel version R-Line also provides a complete range of technological configurations, including digital instruments, a 9.2-inch infotainment system, a full set of active safety configurations, and the latest adaptive shock absorbers. With the support of this series of configurations, the Volkswagen Passat travel version R-Line basically realizes conditional automatic driving at a speed of 210 kilometers per hour.
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