We told you earlier this month that Volkswagen has dropped the Passat name in front of the upcoming ‘Passat CC’ that will arrive on U.S. roads this fall. However, the car is still considered a branch of the Passat lineup and is expected to generate fifth of future sales of Passat models.
According to Bloomberg, Volkswagen is relying heavily on the CC for future growth and its goal to sell 6.6 million cars by 2018. At the launch of the Passat CC in Germany, V-dub executives said that the company plans to sell 300,000 CC units worldwide over the next six years.
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The Volkswagen CC made its official debut at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show earlier this year and will be sold in Western Europe, China, Japan and North America by this fall. Pricing for the U.S. is expected to be under $27,000.
The Passat lineup has sold more than 15 million units over the past 35 years, making it the third best-seller for V-dub after the Golf and the Beetle.
Volkswagen Passat CC Gallery:
Source: Bloomberg (via AutoObserver)
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