When did the VW Passat Lingyu come out?

When did the VW Passat Lingyu come out?

In 2009, a facelifted version was introduced as the Passat New Lingyu (Xinlingyu). Production lasted until 2011 and replaced by the Passat NMS. Volkswagen built 20 examples of a fuel-cell Passat Lingyu in mid-2008 to be presented at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

When did the VW Passat come out with a diesel?

In July 1978, the Passat Diesel became available, equipped with the VW Golf’s 1.5-litre diesel (50 PS (37 kW; 49 hp)), followed in February 1979 by the Passat GLI with a fuel-injected version of the 1.6-litre engine.

Is the Volkswagen Passat made in Malaysia?

In Malaysia, Volkswagen Global had authorised DRB-HICOM for assembly in the Pekan facility beginning 2011. The Passat was the best-selling model of Volkswagen Malaysia in 2012 and 2013.

Is the Volkswagen Passat still a luxury car?

The Volkswagen Passat has long been a favorite among shoppers looking for a little more luxury and style in their midsize family sedan or wagon. For many drivers, the Passat has traditionally filled the gap between normal, humdrum family cars and financially out-of-reach luxury brands.

Where can I buy parts for my Volkswagen Passat?

Shop Volkswagen Passat Parts, Accessories and VW DriverGear Online. You chose your Volkswagen Passat for all the same reasons you choose Genuine Volkswagen Parts: because no other brand can match the performance, style, and precision of Volkswagen.

What is the 8th generation of the Passat?

B8 (Typ 3G; 2015–present) The eighth generation model of the Passat was introduced in November 2014 in Continental Europe and in January 2015 in the United Kingdom as a four-door saloon and estate. Following other Volkswagen Group passenger vehicles such as the Volkswagen Golf Mk7, it is based on a stretched variant of the MQB platform,…

When did the first Passat come out in the US?

An all-new Passat, based on the Volkswagen Group B5 platform, was launched in 1996 in Continental Europe, in February 1997 in the United Kingdom, and 1998 in North America. Its PL45 platform was shared with the first-generation “Typ 8D” Audi A4, which was unveiled 2 years earlier,…