Until now, Chevy only offered its Malibu as a mild-hybrid Eco and a rather tepid 2.5-liter four-pot. The arrival of the 2.0T delivers a healthy power boost to the Bowtie’s bread-and-butter sedan.
We know you like cars. We can safely assume that many of you are also Star Wars fans (well, at least of Episodes IV through VI). And if you’ve read our review of the 2012 Volkswagen Passat, you might be interested in this eBay charity auction. It’s a one-of-a-kind Star Wars Passat TDI. How’s that for a mash-up of interests?
Regardless of engine, the Passat was quite simply one of the best mid-sizers in terms of ride and handling that we’d experienced in some time. The damping walked a perfect line between sportiness and comfort, with very little lateral movement, even under hard cornering. Aggressive brake and throttle inputs didn’t do much to disturb the car either. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the most communicative of vehicles. It was difficult to feel out things like grip levels and cornering loads due to the lack of movement through the suspension.
Including cars and Star Wars, Volkswagen’s Super Bowl commercial for the new Passat is relevant to our interests. Well, done, ad guys.
Volkswagen has pulled the sheet off of its all-new 2012 Passat here at the Detroit auto show, revealing a car that the company is touting as the largest version of the model ever.
Our spy photographer has been catching updated Volkswagens out in the open lately, and the Passat Wagon was the latest to find itself in his crosshairs, here testing in Europe.
The Volkswagen Passat is getting a facelift, as evidenced by the most recent spy photos.
This weekend, VW will be debuting its new Passat Wagon Emergency Response Vehicle. Loaded up with all manner of tuner goodies, the Passat ERV was designed for the Herndon, Virginia Police Department.