He was many-sided and amazingly tenacious. In different parts of the world, he was known as Corsar, Carat, Santana and Quantum. Yes, the mission “to become the founder of a class named after himself,” as the more successful younger brother did, failed, but he managed to become a people’s car. In China, the second generation model did not leave the conveyor for 27 years – until 2012! Welcome long-lived – Volkswagen Passat B2.
If the first Passat painted Giorgetto Giugiaro, then when developing his successor, the Germans decided to do without outside help. Increased in size B2 got its own face, ceasing to be the likeness of the Audi 80. Continue reading