Many elements typically lead up to the launch of a new car – or a new version of an existing one – and the gestation of this latest supercar has played out before our eyes over the course of the past year or so.
Flickr user mtl_raoul's G60-powered '92 Passat GL Syncro is one of those things that grabbed our attention when we saw it floating around in the pool. For one, the grille-free B3 Passats are still cool-looking today. Add the fact that the all-wheel drive Syncro variant was not offered in the United States and things get even more interesting. A few did find their way to Canada, however, and that's where today's ride resides.
Where have all the Corrados gone? They debuted in 1990 here in the US and instantly earned a place on many a teenage boy's "must have someday" list. Volkswagen's profit was in the toilet in the early 1990s, and the Corrado was heavier and more expensive than its' beloved Scirocco forebear, and thus not as successful. Volkswagen's legendary reliability (or lack thereof) didn't help the cause, either. They're definitely a handsome design, and their relative scarcity means you won't pass yourself m