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This makes sense. the family sedan segment VW has always provided a bedrock polished and fun, and the fact that it never be the cheapest option means that the buyer is not possible to automatically persuaded by the premium associated with electricity.
Migration from GTE badge is thornier prospect of a sense of marketing. Even in the Golf, the concept is hardly justified positioning the ball sacred 'Gran Turismo'; in the Passat - a model without any sporting pretensions - looks even more tenuous connection.
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Accordingly (and will no doubt be aware that while this is one of the most expensive Passats, it's not the fastest or most powerful variant), VW had called back a lot of pedigree and performance of rhetoric this time.
Instead, the wise, the emphasis is on a limited sacrifice required to switch from diesel to a mixture of gasoline and lithium ion.
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The benefits are the same as they were in Golf: moderate all-electric range, rapid acceleration, awesome (if misleading) claimed fuel economy and low taxation prospect of 39g / km CO2 emissions.
That alone should make the car - which still benefit from £ 2500 government grant and is also available as real - lure for business users, but GTE need to cut the mustard in more ways than one if you want to overshadow alternatives available in the company £ 34 025 (post-grant) price list.