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2013 Volkswagen CC [w/video]

Has This Four-Door Coupe Lost Its Distinctiveness? When first introduced for the 2009 model year, the CC was breathlessly billed by Volkswagen as a "new offering designed and engineered to blend sports car dynamics and dimensions with sedan comfort in a sophisticated package." The company's first four-door coupe arrived with a dramatically swept roofline, frameless doors, a four-passenger cabin and very distinctive looks. It was arguably the most stylish model in the company's entire lineup. But things have changed for 2013. The automaker has treated its CC to a mid-cycle update that... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 2.0L I4
Power:
200 HP / 207 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed DSG
MSRP:
$36,410 as tested
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    Los Angeles: 2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line looks to recapture some flash
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    Some critics have suggested that the Volkswagen CC may have lost some of its visual verve following its 2012 facelift, the original CC's organic "four-door coupe" form having been made a bit more ordinary with version 2.0. This Volkswagen still has plenty of charm, of course, and those looking for a more aggressive appearance now have the option of the ...

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    Official: Volkswagen unveils CC R-Line, available late 2012 in U.S.
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    We might not get a downsized version of the Volkswagen CC, but we will get an R-Line trim level of the saucy sedan later this year. VW will officiallly pull the wraps off at the Auto Mobil International show in Leipzig, Germany on June 1st. Powered by the 2.0-liter, 200-horsepower four-cylinder and riding on the same 18-inch Mallory alloy wheels featured ...

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    Los Angeles: 2013 Volkswagen CC reveals facelift and optional seating for five
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    As we announced earlier this month, the refreshed 2013 Volkswagen CC four-door sedan flaunts a new front and rear end that better aligns its styling with the rest of the Volkswagen model range. Bi-xenon headlamps, with LED daytime running lamps, are now standard on the nose as are LED lamps on the tail. To complete the transformation, there are also new ...

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    Official: 2013 Volkswagen CC nip/tuck revealed ahead of LA debut
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    Without a doubt, the big story from Volkswagen this year was the launch of its all-new, American-built 2012 Passat. And while the sun is about to set on 2011, Volkswagen is now announcing some updates for the Passat's svelte sister, the CC, which will make its official debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. For the 2013 model year, the CC ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: the 2010 Volkswagen CC R is better looking than your midsize sedan
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    Oh Volkswagen. How is it that the automaker of the people makes what just might be the sleekest, sexiest sedan in the world? No offense to A-M's Rapide, but the Volkswagen CC is not a two-door coupe with a stretch and some rear-doors grafted on. The CC is clean sheet, or at least as clean sheet as the Passat's hard points allow for. And now with the CC R, ...

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    Chicago 2009: Volkswagen CC Gold Coast concept
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    It made its debut over the summer at Pebble Beach. It showed up again in November at SEMA. And finally, we have a set of our own live shots of the CC Gold Coast concept because Volkswagen sent the swanky 4-door to Chi-town. The Gold Coast is doused in a rich-looking brown finish dubbed "Pepe Pepper" by DuPont, and it adopts a squat, muscular stance ...

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    Pebble Beach 2008: VW shows off CC Gold Coast in Monterey
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW CC Gold CoastVolkswagen has used the occasion of this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to unveil its new CC Gold Coast edition. The most obvious change that sets the CC GC apart from more plebian CCs is the tri-coat paint – DuPont's light brown 'Pepe Pepper' to be specific, which reportedly has gold, ...

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    Rumormill: Renault to show Twingo C+C at Frankfurt
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    Autotriti, a Greek automotive website, is reporting that Renault has a surprise up its sleeve for the Frankfurt Motor Show. That surprise is said to be a Twingo Coupe + Cabriolet. Visual differences between the C+C and the Twingo hatchback will be extensive -- so much so that the instrument panel could be the only carryover. Mechanically, it will share very ...

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    Paris Preview: Peugeot 207 EPURE Concept
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    The Peugeot 207 EPURE concept looks like a production car because, for the most part, it is. What you see is the new Peugeot 207 CC ... almost. A peek underhood reveals the "concept" part of this little French bulldog: it's powered by a fuel cell. The car's name is an obvious nod toward it's green credentials, and Peugeot used the car's colors to help ...

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