Currently, where rutsjebanevognen has reached the top of the hill, one has realized his fate and let go of both handle and control, can both be adrenalinfyldt and cross-border for the faint of heart.
It is unclear whether the bilbyggerne from VW headquarters in Wolfsburg, has been inspired by the roller coaster, as they idéudviklede on how the Passat model should faceliftes. But nevertheless, the car has now got a function, the genera of the roller coaster quite a lot.
something new is it possible to let the car take control and run with up to 210 km/h. of its own power. Which probably can also give rise to a adrenalingys or two on the way down a hill on the Autobahn.
the roller Coaster function is part of the car's new 'IQ.Drive'system, which covers a wide range of assistance systems. Together, they mean that the car lives up to the criteria for level 2 on the self-propelled SAE-scale. You can in other words leave both the steering wheel and pedals for vehicle control, but release however not to touch the steering wheel once in a while.
the Car will first be completely self-propelled on level 5.
It is in the whole, on the teknologifronten, Volkswagen has placed the majority of its forces. From the outside it is just a slightly modified front bumper, which reveals that the car has been mini.
the Passat model will now, for example, always be connected to the internet. It is a path, several automakers have begun to move downward, and in the Passat it opens a wide range of new features in the car's infotainment system.
the Manufacturer mentions, among other things, that the navigation software now get information about traffic conditions in real time, and that there is the possibility to use musikstreamingtjenester, internet radio, and voice control. It has so far long been the opportunity through Apple CarPlay, but now the car can then clear cases without the use of the mobile phone.
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Photo credit: Volkswagen
Photo credit: Volkswagen
Volkswagen is putting up to the technical solutions in the car must be under constant development. This has created a platform called Volkswagen the We, where, according to the manufacturer is a space for 'co-operation with companies, authorities, as well as small local start-ups to develop new concepts.
If it is a clue to the country's entrepreneurs to drop the Lion's den and see against Wolfsburg, is unclear, but the VW mention even parkeringstjenester and the opportunity to deliver packages in the car as the solutions that fit well into. The two ideas are, however, already taken, unfortunately.
the VW Passat is popular among firmabilister, and it was in the year 2018, the 9. most sold car in Denmark. Long-time rival Mercedes-Benz C-Class was, however, right afterwards, and Peugeot have recently launched a brand new 508 model.
in Order to maintain its place at the top of the podium to the VW Passat why not just bid on the new technology and luxury, also came as standard - and, in particular, the engines must sit in the closet. VW is really going to adapt to build electric cars - the last generation of clean internal combustion engines come in 2026 - but the manufacturer develops, however, still on the old engine designs just yet.
Both gasoline and diesel engines in the Passat will therefore in future be equipped with a particulate filter. The model will also be available with a new diesel engine with 150 horsepower, which according to the VW emits 10 grams less CO2 per. kilometers compared with the predecessor.
It is not yet published, what mini and all the technique that comes with, mean to the price of the large Passat, which is coming to Denmark in september. Sedanudgaven of the VW Passat is available today from approximately 307.000 euros.