Volkswagen Passat Lingyu

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Volkswagen Passat Lingyu
Shanghai Volkswagen Passat Lingyu, front quarter.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerSAIC-VW
Also calledŠkoda Superb
Production2005–2009
AssemblyAnting, China
Nanjing, China (2008–2009)
DesignerMurat Günak
Body and chassis
ClassMid-size (D)
Body style4-door sedan
LayoutFront engine, front-wheel drive
PlatformVolkswagen Group B5 platform
RelatedŠkoda Superb (3U)
Volkswagen Passat (B5)
Powertrain
Engine1.8 L EA113 I4 (turbo petrol)
2.0 L EA113 I4 (petrol)
2.8 L BBG V6 (petrol)
Transmission5 speed manual
5 speed automatic
4 speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,803 mm (110.4 in)
Length4,789 mm (188.5 in)
Width1,765 mm (69.5 in)
Height1,470 mm (57.9 in)
Curb weight1,426 kg (3,144 lb) to 1,580 kg (3,483 lb)
Chronology
PredecessorVolkswagen Passat
SuccessorVolkswagen Passat Variant
2005–2009 Passat Lingyu rear

The Volkswagen Passat Lingyu, is a Chinese mid-sized Volkswagen produced by Shanghai Volkswagen at its plants in Anting and Nanjing. It was launched in November 2005 and replaced the Volkswagen Passat (B5). It is a rebadged model of the Škoda Superb I with more luxurious trim levels. In 2009, it was replaced by the Volkswagen Passat Variant.

The Passat Lingyu was offered in following equipment lines: Standard (标准型), Luxury (豪华型), VIP and Flagship (旗舰型).

The Standard had a four-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1984 cc and a power of 85 kW. The Luxury and the VIP were delivered with a turbo engine with a displacement of 1781 cc and a power of 110 kW. The Flagship was the top model of the Lingyu lineup. It was motorized with a V6 engine with a displacement of 2771 cc and a power of 140 kW.


Volkswagen Passat Variant[edit]

This section is about the Chinese market Passat Variant.

Volkswagen Passat Variant
Volkswagen Passat Lingyu facelift 001.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerSAIC-VW
Also calledVolkswagen Passat Xinlingyu (Chinese transliteration)
Volkswagen New Lingyu (English name version)
Volkswagen Passat Variant (official Latin name version)
Production2009–2011
AssemblyAnting, China
Body and chassis
ClassMid-size (D)
Body style4-door sedan
LayoutFront engine, front-wheel drive
PlatformVolkswagen Group A5 platform
RelatedŠkoda Superb (3T)
Volkswagen Passat (B6)
Powertrain
Engine1.8 L EA113 I4 (turbo petrol)
2.0 L EA113 I4 (petrol)
2.8 L BBG V6 (petrol)
Transmission5 speed manual
5 speed automatic
4 speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,803 mm (110.4 in)
Length4,789 mm (188.5 in)
Width1,765 mm (69.5 in)
Height1,470 mm (57.9 in)
Curb weight1,392 kg (3,069 lb) to 1,580 kg (3,483 lb)
Chronology
PredecessorVolkswagen Passat Lingyu
SuccessorVolkswagen Passat NMS
2009–2011 Passat Variant rear

The Volkswagen Passat Variant, is a Chinese mid-sized Volkswagen produced by Shanghai Volkswagen at its plants in Anting and Nanjing. It was launched in 2009 and replaced the Volkswagen Passat Lingyu. It is a more luxurious sister model to the Škoda Superb.

The Passat Lingyu was offered in following equipment lines: Zenjie, Zenping, Zenxiang, Zhizen and Zzenshi.

The following engines were offered: 1984 cc (85 kW); 1781 cc (110 kW); 2771 cc (140 kW).

The Passat Lingyu was replaced the Volkswagen Passat NMS in April 2011.


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