2018 Volkswagen Passat GT Bows Ahead of Detroit

The 2018 Passat GT has arrived just ahead of the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. The new GT packs a 3.6-liter VR6 engine that offers 280 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.

Good news, VW fans—the 2018 Passat GT has arrived just ahead of the Detroit auto show. Just like the concept that debuted in 2016, the production Passat GT packs a narrow-angle 3.6-liter VR6 engine that offers 280 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 is mated to a standard six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. VW says its EPA-estimated fuel economy is 19/28 mpg (city/highway).“The Passat GT illustrates how the North American Region can shape Volkswagen vehicles specifically for the U.S...