How quick? Well, at an estimated 5.6 seconds to 60 mph, the Passat R36 sedan could be the quickest VW ever, with the R36 wagon not far behind at 5.8 ticks of the stopwatch.
The new Passat R36 was conceived by Volkswagen Individual, the specialist team for very fast and/or special models. Following the Golf R32, the Passat R36 will be the second series version to be
Volkswagen Passat R36. A 220 kW / 300 hp 3.6 liter six cylinder direct injection gasoline engine will power the Volkswagen Passat R36 – the most powerful Passat of all time. As part of standard equipment power transmission is handled by a direct shift gearbox (DSG) and permanent four-wheel drive (4MOTION).
The fact that Volkswagen initially presented the new Passat R36 at the Essen Motor Show tells us one thing – it isn’t planned for the U.S. market. That’s a shame, because this is the
2007 Volkswagen Passat R36. Volkswagen is set to release its most potent R model yet the Passat R36. Joining the Golf R32 and only the second model in the Volkswagen line-up to carry the R badge the new car will be not only the fastest Passat but also the fastest estate car Volkswagen …
2007 Volkswagen Passat R36 Volkswagen is set to release its most potent ‘R’ model yet – the Passat R36. Joining the Golf R32 and only the second model in the Volkswagen line-up to carry the ‘R’ badge the new car will be not only the fastest Passat but also the fastest estate car Volkswagen …
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