Volkswagen Lamando Challenges The Mercedes Benz Cla Class
Opened in the Chinese city of Chengdu international auto show has debuted a new mid-size four-door coupe Volkswagen Lamando, previously referred to as Internet users Jetta CC.
Volkswagen Lamando is the serial version demonstrated at the April motor show concept New Midsize Coupe (NMC). In the basis of the car's modular MQB platform, so the machine has many common parts with the seventh generation Golf, which is also designed on the "cart".
A new competitor, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-class will be assembled in China JV Shanghai-Volkswagen. The model will be equipped with two petrol powerplants of 1.4 and 2.0 liters, which acticoat with a seven-speed robotized transmission DSG. Dynamic characteristics Volkswagen Lamando and information on average fuel consumption will announce later.
The novelty will be an alternative to expensive four-door coupe Passat CC. In China, the initial cost of the car, the receipt of which the market is expected in November, will amount to less than $30 000.
Prospect of Volkswagen Lamando in the Old World is not reported. According to WCF, it is likely that Volkswagen will release multiple-coupe based on the next generation of the Jetta sedan, the premiere of which is scheduled for 2016.