• Volkswagen Santana

Volkswagen Passat – car middle class German brand Volkswagen produced since 1973. In 2013, a German company Celebrate a 40th anniversary the debut of this model. By this time in the whole over the world sold more than 20 million Passats in different variants, whereby in largest number produced generation drug: buyers have found about 5.5 million copies of the Passat B2.

Volkswagen Passat B1 was presented in 1973. Auto was about based on the same platform as the Audi 80 in 1972. The car has along the drive motors placed there your sun wheel and the front. In 1974 you up Variant, or a combo. The basic version driven in be a 1.3-liter engine of 60hp. Remains of an entity is 1.6 l since 1977 diesel 1.5 liter (50hp). In 1977 the car was subjected to faceliftingowi. Production finish was taken up in 1980.

Volkswagen Passat B2 was presented in October 1980 years continue c line stylistic Passat B1.

In 1982 he presented turbodiesel engine with a power 70hp and the new sedan bodywork trÄ‚Å‚jbry Named Santana at that. Santan wagon sold in Brazil as Quantum, and were also produced there 3-door coupe ©. Under the name Quantum occur Seriously and were also Santana manufactured in Germany to the U.S. market. Received a she Obligatory counter in miles, d bottom Lower bumpers (according to the standard valid EXTENT Cymi in the U.S.), blend in the squares registration, chest -automatic, and a variety of accessories-up: power steering, all 4 power windows, electric sunroof, cruise control, air conditioning, velor upholstery, zag pencils for the rear passengers, lighting for every a passenger, illuminated mirrors, front passenger airbag, front lamps and Rear typical for cars in the U.S., a light marker, strengthening the crumple zones at the door. In 1984, he made engines of 1.8 l R5 R4 2,0 ​​l In the same year, you up first Passat with the drive dem on four wheels labeled Syncro. On model year 1985 conducted stylistic changes: wider bumpers, moldings and front grille, alloy 14 “. Added a unit of 2,226 cm ³ R5 codenamed KX 115hp and maximum torque of 165 Nm at 2500 rpm./min. in the month of October 1987 Santana was discontinued in Europe, and a year later in July, model, denoted as B2. Santana However, the model and its more luxurious version of the Santana 3000, manufactured are still in Chinese plants in Shanghai Volkswagen.

Formel E One effect that the oil crisis of the early 80s to be having to retrofit up the Passat in the optional package Formel E. Mia It is designed to minimize wear of fuel. At Formel E composable s up:

Volkswagen Passat B3 was presented in March 1988 Geneva Motor Show. Acclaimed You been now generation VW characterize a whole section setting team nap tional. Production the car started in April 1988, the customer had a choice body sedan and station wagon. For the second version you can be on for lent a pneumatic Nivomat. In June 1990, with tape rolling off 5-millionth copy. That same year, VW presented mover Syncro for engines 2.0 and 2.8, early it only accessible for a 160-horse version of the G60. In 1991, the model passed gentle facelift, and the offer have come to new engines and equipment gravity.

In a plebiscite on the European Car of the Year 1989 model hare 3 position (For Fiat Tipo and Opel Vectr A).

USA version: VW Passat B3 to offered in the U.S. only with the 2.0-16v (136HP), 2.8, and beyond all the extras such as Climatronic serial retrofitted wife to the wider bumpers, snake lower frame under registration, extension straps safety and clocks calibrated in miles. Additionally, in the middle of the desk runs os a steel beam they, this soft plastic (as a board) is dancing to strengthen the side strokes.

Volkswagen Passat B4 was presented in August 1993 as the Passat B3 after an extensive facelift, after which the designation was changed to B4. Main changes embraced s front fascia, Overcurrent stamping side, you and the vehicle interior. The offer have come to these new engines. The model was applied B4 fully controlled crumple zones, reinforced its under With a nice compared to its predecessor the Passat B3 and used additional beams bracing the door. B4 had so small pyrotechnic tensioners front seat belt, telescopes columns steering wheel and four-zag pencils. In 1995, the model passed first facelift. Lies It delicate stylistic, amongst other rear black and yellow lights have been changed to tinted, and the range of engines slightly up zoom in and about the 1.6 101hp. In 1996, the car past the latest facelift, which will bring Only new engines to offer (min. 110-hp TDI engine (AFN)) and changes in assays version featuring a eniowych, that disappeared small markings GL, CL, GT.

Volkswagen Passat B5 was presented in 1996. Offered by version of sedan and station wagon body styles. Many components on this samochdu was about preventive Borrowed from Audi A4 (m.in slab under resting). Applied along the not-mounted petrol engines: a 1.6-liter (101hp), 1.8 liter (125hp), 1.8 L Turbo (150 and 170hp on the market the American), V5 2.3 L (150/170hp) and the 2.8 L V6 (193hp) and diesel engines: 1.9 liter (90 and 110 pumps Rotary, 115hp – injectors) and the V6 2.5 liter (150hp). Mover 4×4 already called not Syncro, but 4Motion be option engines 1.9 TDI, 2.5 TDI V6 and the 1.8 20v and 2.3 V5, a standard 2.8-liter V6 engine. Rear suspension is a classic beam for Front used aluminum multi-link, superior performance, hands up low the masses resoruj c.

Amenities: Passat B5 offered to in various versions and editions, but the equipment of you can be of any configure, the purchase. In addition to standard features like 2 airbags and power steering, you can be retrofitted with a small car in such things as air conditioning (Climatronic or manual), electric windows (front only or all), electric mirrors exterior (with or without heating), arrangement of ABS with ASR arrangement ESP, 6 airbags, g active system with speakers, changer CD, heated seats with extra adjustment and system for memory, auto-dimming mirrors inside exterior, computer board sample (FIS version of the poor than or full), halogen headlights lens, navigating or even other extras. Moreover, buyer he can going with a range of various designs and types of upholstery. From ordinary materials of that, by Velour and Alcantara, and the skins in different shades.

In a plebiscite on the European Car of the Year 1997 model hare 3 position (For Renault Megane Scenic and a Ford Ka).

In older models, turbocharged fails Ark (TDI) and flow flowmeter, newer vintages are you problems with injectors and dual mass wheel em flywheel (the latter is deprived of the sweetest weaker diesel unit up on – 1.9 TDI 90hp). The 2.5 TDI engine occur Occurs factory defect wa buds camshaft of the (dab up cam), working together refuse these tappets, walk Can be damaged goose head. Multiple copies (whatever size engine) suffer these spills of layout the drive tional. Happen up so small problems with the air conditioning (Leaks S) and fixture electric tem.

Volkswagen Passat B5 FL is a modernized variant of the Passat B5 presented in November 2000. Changes concerns boulder mostly waist front and rear lamps. Changed also several elements of the interior (added aluminum frame around the clock, stand underneath the cup moved between seats, under armrest integrated in the tunnel middle). To drive a court in Rye petrol engines: 1.6 liter (102hp), 2.0 L (115 and 130hp), 1.8-liter turbo (150hp), 2.3 L VR5 (170hp), 2.8 L V6 (194hp) and a turbodiesel 1.9 L TDI (101, 130hp, both units of injector), 2.0 l TDI (136hp, also injectors), V6 2, 5 l TDI (150hp, injection pump).

In the mid 2001 years presented the Passat W8 (label inside exterior 3BS) with an engine capacity of more 4,0-liter 275hp. In mid-2003, V6 2.5 Liter TDI relationship Kszono power to 163hp and added version 180hp (only 4 Motion).

Production Passat B5 continues in China, on the local market, the companies Shanghai Volkswagen. Also available is a 1.8-liter engine T, 2.0 l VR6 2,8 l For the weak points of the Passat B5 belongs credited of little resistant to Polish conditions multilink suspension front axle (four arms on one wheel on the front axle) and flow flowmeter.

Volkswagen Passat B6 was presented at International Motor Show in Geneva in 2005. In August of the same year they joined The estate (station wagon). Passat has won second place in the 2006 car. in 2008 on the basis of the car was formed a fastback version called the Volkswagen Passat CC.

European markets provided the individual:

In North America, the Passat also available with engines:

For the European version provided following with which versions of the equipment poses:

In the options fitted pose located up so small GPS satellite navigation:

Volkswagen Passat B7 was presented in October 2010 as the next successor B6. It is based on the same plate under resting at predecessor, against a smiling but it wheelbase (only for USA).

B7 Passat 2.0 TDI entered was the Paper with the Guinness Records. In 2013, serial copy of the manual box Gear test drove by all U.S. states with middle wear vibrant consumption amounts to embracing 3.02 l/100km.