2018 Volkswagen Passat GT will show off a sportier look in Detroit

The VR6-powered Passat builds off the R-Line trim level with some unique cosmetic and dynamic parts.

Volkswagen is keen to show that it can adapt to local conditions in North America. After all, what sells in Mexico doesn't necessary work perfectly in Canada. Well, the limited-run (how limited, we don't know) Passat GT is aimed squarely at the U.S. of A. with about 20 updates, mostly cosmetic, that enhance the Passat's sportiness inside and out. And it looks a lot like the concept we saw back in 2016, too.The enhancements certainly do their part. The Passat GT does indeed look sportier. That...