VW’s next-gen Passat’s spy pics

The next-generation Passat is expected to up the stakes against Germany’s luxury carmakers, with the car’s designers hoping it will be mentioned in the same breath as the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes Benz C-Class and Audi A4.

Under the hood could be an all new engine which will be powerful and will have a better fuel efficiency.

The new Passat looks bigger than the current model and looks more aggressive styling as compared to the subtle styling in the current model. The headlamps get day time running light similar to the new Touareg and the new Golf. The new Passat could be unveiled at the 2010 Paris motor show

Expected to debut in late 2011 as a 2012 model, the next-generation Passat will come with a host of features.

Source: Motoauthority