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SPIED! VW CrossPassat

2011-07-19 08:04

SPIED: VW's attempts to grab its share of the niche sedan/estate market with its CrossPassat.

We reported earlier this year (April 2011) that Volkswagen had launched its new Passat in South Africa. In an attempt to expand the range of its new sedan the German automaker has taken inspiration from its CrossPolo for a new sporty estate based on the Passat.

Our spy photographers spotted the CrossPassat prototype undergoing testing. From our spy images you can see the current Passat design in the form of an estate but with more ground-clearance.

The new model will be equipped with the German automaker’s 4Motion all-wheel drive. The vehicle in our spy images shows headlights similar to the US version and not the European model available in SA.

Our spies tell us the new model will be due in 2013. For SA? Let's see...

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