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VW Passat R36 goes on sale in UK

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Apr 29th, 2008 at 3:02PM

Click on the image for more high-res shots of the Passat R36Volkswagen's most powerful Passat ever, the R36, which we've been hearing about for over a year, is finally on sale in the U.K. in both sedan and wagon versions. Featuring a 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system to put the 300 horses and 258 lb. ft. of torque to the ground, VeeDub claims that the sedan can get to 100 kilometers per hour (62 mph) in 5.6 seconds. The wagon is a few hundredths slower in the sprint to sixty, but both boast a top speed limited to 155 mph. Besides the powertrain updates, the R36 gets a unique body kit, Bi-Xenon... Read More

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