Volkswagen Passat CC — the four-door car class business created by the Volkswagen company. The model is designed on the basis of Volkswagen Passat B6 and is issued in the German city of Emden. For the first time the car was presented at the Detroit Motorshow exhibition in 2008. Same year started production in Europe, and in half a year and in the USA. The body of Volkswagen Passat CC is issued in the form of a compartment, from here and the name "CC" which is deciphered as «comfort of a compartment». However this model reflected not as updating of usual Passat, and as absolutely new car, urged to fill a market niche between Volkswagen Passat which belongs with a D-segment and Volkswagen Phaeton which belongs in a F-segment.
There are some updatings of Volkswagen Passat CC. The top version petrol, is equipped with the six-cylinder engine in volume 3,6 liters and capacity of 300 horsepower’s. The six-step automatic transmission with double coupling is thus used. As this updating uses a full drive. The maximum speed is limited to electronics and makes 250 kilometers per hour. In addition there are four more versions of model. Two of them use petrol engines, others two — diesel. All updatings correspond to the European standard of emission of exhaust Euro 4 gases.