The latest news on the arrival of the 2018 VW Passat GT

By Product Expert | Posted in New Volkswagen, Volkswagen Passat on Monday, August 13th, 2018 at 1:00 pm
2018 VW Passat GT in a factory

2018 VW Passat GT release date

Volkswagen fans have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new 2018 Passat GT model since Volkswagen first debuted a concept version of the vehicle at the Automobility LA show in 2016. We’re happy to report that the wait is finally over! The 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT, limited-edition production model was released in early spring 2018 and is now available at Volkswagen of Downtown LA.

2018 Volkswagen Passat GT for sale in LA

What makes this model particularly exciting is it is a combination of the Passat R-Line and SE trims, but with a 280-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission under the hood. This powerful engine, 2018 Passat GT from the sidecombines the GT model’s sport-tuned suspension, steering-wheel mounted Tiptronic paddle shifters, sport front seats and luxurious two-tone simulated leather upholstery make this Passat trim really stand out. Standard features are plentiful and include:

  • A rearview camera
  • Volkswagen’s Car-Net® App-Connect
  • Bluetooth
  • 2 USB ports
  • A 6.3-inch touchscreen
  • Satellite radio
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Blind sport monitor
  • Forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking
  • A lockable glove box

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT’s exterior is just as impressive as its cabin with 19” Tornado alloy wheels, R-Line front and rear bumpers and four color options. Choose from reflex silver metallic with black, platinum gray metallic with black, pure white with black and deep black pearl exterior colors.

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What are the 2018 VW Passat GT’s specs?

Specs of the 2018 VW Passat GT

Are you interested in taking a closer look at the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT? We invite you to explore our great selection! Our team can also help you order your Passat GT directly from the factory to include accessories or particular GT color choices. Browse our complete selection online today or stop by and see all that we have to offer in person. From all of us at Volkswagen of Downtown LA, we look forward to seeing you!

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