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 |  Dec 03 2013, 4:01 PM

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Volkswagen is working to spread its new MQB scalable platform to more models, and next up is the Passat, a car which our spy photographers found testing in the wild. 

The Passat will be the largest Volkswagen vehicle to ride on the MQB platform, and still the car is expected to lose around 200 pounds thanks to the new lightweight chassis. That chassis will also help the Passat become more spacious than the previous model in terms of legroom and in the trunk.

Only turbocharged four-cylinder engines will be available, though there will be both gasoline and diesel offerings. A plug-in hybrid variant along with a new wagon version of the Passat are both expected. This car will also serve as the base for a new Volkswagen CC that should land in 2015.

GALLERY: 2015 Volkswagen Passat Spy Photos

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