The new Volkswagen Passat has been unveiled at the company's Design Centre in Potsdam, Germany. VW says the new model is lighter and more efficient than ever before.
The 2014 VW Passat range has gained two new trim levels - Executive and Executive Style - that sit between the entry-level S and BlueMotion models and replace the Highline, Sport, and R-line trims.
Potential Passat purchasers now have an even wider model choice, thanks to the introduction of a new R-line trim level and a new, more-efficient 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine.
VW has added a new Highline trim level to the Passat and Passat Estate ranges that replaces the existing SE model but adds satellite navigation, front and rear parking sensors, climate control and 17-inch alloy wheels
Volkswagen has today released the first images of the new Passat Alltrack, which is making its world debut at the Tokyo Motor Show next week, ahead of its introduction to the market in early 2012.
Volkswagen has today released the first images of its new Passat CC (although the company now refers to four-door coupe simply as 'CC'), which will be officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 16
Prices for the seventh generation Volkswagen Passat have been revealed - from £18,470 for the saloon and £19,745 for the Estate - and will be available to order from tomorrow
The Passat CC, which mixes elegant coupe styling with practicality and refinement, is set to benefit from a series of revisions to add new technologies and greater flexibility to help it represent stronger value than ever before
Production versions of three new highly-efficient additions to the BlueMotion range - the new Polo, Golf and Passat BlueMotion - have been unveiled ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show
Volkswagen is revising its Passat saloon and Estate ranges, adding a new R Line model to give customers more equipment and value for money
Volkswagen's four-door, four-seat coupe, the Passat CC, is now available to order with a seven-speed DSG gearbox, although strangely only on the base model
The new VW Passat BlueMotion 2 features an automatic Stop/start system linked to a new 2.0-litre TDI 110 PS common rail diesel engine, replacing the outgoing 1.9-litre TDI 105 PS unit