Volkswagen Press Conference – 2018 North American International Auto Show

New things are coming our way! Find out what’s in store for Volkswagen this year at the at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The Volkswagen Press Conference on January 15 demonstrated Volkswagen’s heavy impact on the 2017 North American market, introduced an innovative 2018 lineup, and celebrated the world premiere of the newly redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta.

North American Invernational Auto Show

New things are coming our way. Find out at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit!

Posted by Volkswagen on Monday, January 15, 2018


The star of the show was the live global debut of the seventh-generation 2019 Jetta, an all-new model built from the acclaimed MQB chassis. A new chiseled, yet classic, look will wrap around a driver-centric interior, powered by an efficient turbo engine. This next-level Jetta, coming to our showroom in Q2 this year raises the bar in the compact sedan class, with bold design, innovative technology features, and a transferable, 6-year/72,000-mile New Vehicle Limited People First Warranty. The 2019 Jetta offers a bolder design, more interior space than the outgoing model, the latest safety features, and cutting-edge technology.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta World Premiere

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In addition, Volkswagen unveiled the sporty 2018 Passat GT Special Model at the Auto Show. This limited-run model combines a powerful VR6® engine with a lowered suspension and more than 20 sporty design enhancements to create the most aggressive looking Passat yet. Set for a Q2 release, the Passat GT features include standard LED headlights, honeycomb grille, GT badge, black spoiler, two-tone 19-inch “Tornado” wheels, 6.3-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, and America’s best People First Warranty, bumper-to-bumper new vehicle limited warranty coverage for six-years or 72,000-miles (whichever occurs first).

2018 Volkswagen Passast GT

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We can’t wait to introduce these new models to our showroom later this year!