After its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November last year, 2012 Volkswagen CC is preparing the European premiere, set at Geneva Motor Show 2012. Until then, Volkswagen published a series of new photos and information about the European version of the coupe model, already offered for testing starting these days.
Just like the other models in the range, the new 2012 Volkswagen CC takes over the brand’s DNA and align itself to the design standards inaugurated with the VW Golf model. Klaus Bischoff, head of Volkswagen design, completely redesigned the front and the rear appearance to give the public a facelift in the true sense of the word.
2012 Volkswagen CC photo gallery
2012 Volkswagen CC – new technology and more options
The restyling brought a number of new technologies and a richer list of options. 2012 Volkswagen CC enjoys bi-xenon lights, adaptive projectors, LED rear and front lights, thresholds with aluminum inserts, multifunctional steering wheel, a camera that detects road signs and a system that adjusts the high beam according to other road users (Dynamic Light Assist).
A first on Volkswagen CC is the Side Assist Plus system with Lane Assist, responsible for supervising the lane (traffic) and the blind spot. The optional list is completed by heating or cooling the seats and a massage feature.
2012 Volkswagen CC Engines
Volkswagen offers the new 2012 Volkswagen CC with three diesel engines and three petrol engines.
Those who prefer an more economic Volkswagen CC may opt for the 2.0 TDI versions with 140 (104.4 Kw / 141 PS) and 170 horsepower (126.8 Kw / 172.4 PS), equipped with start-stop system and KERS (kinetic energy recovery system).
However there will be a Blue TDI version in CC’s range, developed on the 140 HP engine, able to comply with the Euro 6 emission standards that will take effect in 2014.
For the gasoline engines fans, VW offers units with 160 (119.3 Kw / 162.2 PS), 210 (156.6 Kw / 213 PS) and 300 horsepower (223.7 Kw / 304.2 PS). All engines can be ordered with DSG automatic transmission, and in the future, some of them, The ones with most generous resources, will also receive the 4Motion all-wheel drive.
List of orders for the 2012 Volkswagen CC will be open starting late February and early March in Germany and Luxembourg. The rest of Europe will follow and then on mid-year the U.S., Russian and Asian markets.
2012 Volkswagen CC Video
2012 Volkswagen CC Video – Driving
2012 Volkswagen CC Video – Interior
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