Volkswagen CC Concept front three quarters right

Second-generation VW CC rendered, debuts in Geneva – Report

February 26, 2015
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Official renderings published on European websites give the first glimpse at how the next-generation Volkswagen CC could look like. The Passat’s “comfort coupe” version was launched in 2008, received a facelift in 2012 but still stands in the que for the second-generation upgrade. The CC is pitched as an affordable alternative to the premium four-door coupes.

The all-new Volkswagen CC would be presented in a concept form at the Geneva Motor Show this year but the production model would still take a while to launch in the market. The new-generation CC is likely to see its market launch in 2017, and would be based on the Euro-spec eighth-generation Passat (B8) that was introduced in 2014.

Volkswagen CC Concept rear three quarters right

The CC will be larger than the Passat B8 which is built upon the Volkswagen Group’s MQB architecture. The coupe will have a sloped roofline to boast a sleeker profile which of course means losing a bit of rear headroom.

Unlike the currently sold model which is a sedan, the next-generation model could be a liftback with a more practical rear liftgate like the Audi A7 and the Porsche Panamera. VW enthusiasts are also speculating shooting brake version of the CC but that seems unlikely for now.

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