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Volkswagen Passat CC

The Volkswagen Passat CC looks poised and ready for action, as well as stylish.

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I’m not sure which design brief entered the Volkswagen designers’ minds first, but both the open top tourers : the Volkswagen EOS and the Volkswagen Passat CC, are beautiful cars.

Quite a lot larger, the Passat CC offers more room and more power. Add up all the style, features and performance, and my conclusion is that you get an awful lot of car for your money.

Look out for the Passat CC V6 FSI. This is an AWD model boasting 220 kW of power, and with all paws grabbing at the ground you move exceptionally swiftly. The Passat CC 125 TDI offers the buyer a frugal and punchy diesel option.

Perhaps the only drawback is that the CC will only seat four, however the feature list is stacked with goodies, and the quality of the vehicle is outstanding.

The ingredients are right, and the looks are striking. Like an athlete poised in the blocks ready for the race, is the Volkswagen Passat CC. Every line and every detail creates an attraction on the eye. The Volkswagen Passat CC is a sharp looker, with the smooth lines through the A to B to C pillars forming a sensational backdrop to the angular nose and aggressive headlights. And the grippy four-wheel-drive chassis sits on 19-inch Sagitta alloys that have an elegant ten leaf spoke arrangement.

Volkswagen backs their products, and therefore offer a very appealing 3 year/unlimited km warranty. Two models are available for the sexy Coupe styled four door. The Volkswagen CC V6 FSI Coupe boasts the very powerful 3.6 litre injected engine. The punchy 220 kW motor has a healthy 350 Nm of torque that is instantaneous in response and capable of propelling the car from a standstill to 100 km/h in a mere 5.6 seconds. A year or two ago, this was considered stock entry requirements to super car territory.

What you may want is a strong performer that is fuel efficient, so perhaps you and I could have a look over the very good Volkswagen Passat CC 125TDI. We will experience the modern engineering behind the Passat CC 125TDI. This 2.0 litre common rail turbo diesel engine is a very clean burner. A diesel particulate filter and super economy figures running through direct fuel injection and turbo technology make for a refined motor that puts out an inspiring 125 kW of power and which generates 350Nm of torque. The six-speed automated DSG transmission allows for faultless gear-shifting. This is no fat man at an athletics meet, either. Superb road holding and a smooth ride create a drive that is amongst the best out there.

Slip into suave leather seats and you find the room, and driving position, to be excellent. Build quality is outstanding and comfort sublime. A high output CD sound system and lots of refinements make the cabin of a Volkswagen Passat CC exceptional. The air-conditioning unit is a quiet operator that quickly works to balance the cabin temperature to be pleasant for all people seated inside the cabin. Sat nav technology is up there with the best systems available for in-car orienteering games.

Is it safe? You bet ya! ANCAP testing gives the Volkswagen Passat CC a score of five, which is the highest available – not surprising when the car comes with ABS, ESP, ten airbags, traction control and all-wheel-drive.

Even the V6 model comes in at under 90-K. There’s not too much out there that can compete with it for exhilarating performance, flair, luxuries and safety for the same price.

The current model series includes:

  • Volkswagen CC V6 FSI
  • Volkswagen Passat CC 125TDI

For any more information on the Volkswagen Passat, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!) we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of Volkswagen dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!

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