2019 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GT DETROIT RELEASE DATE, PRICE, REDESIGN, & SPY SHOTS – Great news, VW supporters-the 2018 Passat GT is here just forward of the Detroit auto show. Just like the concept that debuted in 2016, the manufacturing Passat GT packs a filter-direction 3.6-liter VR6 engine which offers 280 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 is mated to a standard six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. VW affirms its EPA-predicted fuel economy is 19/28 mpg (city/highway).
“The Passat GT demonstrates how the North American Place can condition Volkswagen vehicles exclusively for the U.S. market,” stated Doctor. Matthias Erb, Volkswagen CEO, in a declaration. “Merging a nearby viewpoint with this global design experience enables us to produce vehicles that fulfill the requirements and wants of clients on this page.” The Passat GT is based on the R Line trim and borrows that model’s fender. The GT additional contributes a honeycomb grille, GT badge, and red accent line reminiscent of the GTI. The roof is black and so are the match hats, windows, and door trim. It rolls on two-tone 19-inch “Tornado” wheels that sport red-colored brake calipers. About back there’s a black spoiler, blackened LED taillights, black fender trim, and a dual exhaust.
Inside, the GT touts a keyboard black heart gaming system, carbon-fiber pieces, black headliner, and aluminum GT-badged sills. Seats are made out of black leatherette with Moonrock Gray inserts and distinction sewing. Other standard treats include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, eight-way power driver’s seat, warmed front seats, and heated upside decorative mirrors. Tech-smart there’s an infotainment unit with the 6.3-inch touchscreen display that’s Apple CarPlay- and Android Auto-warm and friendly.
The GT joins the 2018 Passat lineup as a limited-run special model based on the R-Line trim. It’s available in four types-Pure White, Reflex Silver, Platinum Gray, and Serious Black. The 2018 Passat GT is expected to appear at retailers in the spring priced starting at $29,940.