Mid of 80's Volkswagen initiated not only the mobilization of an entire country with the Volkswagen Santana in China, but at the same time laid the Foundation for a long-lasting partnership with the Chinese automotive industry and a new era in the modern automotive industry.
With nearly four million sold copies, Santana is one of the most successful models in China of Volkswagen. There, the saloon characterizes the streetscape like no other car.
The world debut of the new Santana, produced by Shanghai Volkswagen automotive in China took the first Santana generation on Monday evening during a premiere party at the VW plant in Wolfsburg held the development site.
Completely newly developed the current generation of Santana, the design is VW typical clear and precise. Thanks to the intelligent room concept and of 2.603 mm long wheelbase, noticeably more knee room is available in the Fund, the volume of cargo space is generous with 480 litres.
Safety, comfort and high-quality appearance were in the development in the focus. Accordingly are important features such as ABS, front, side and head airbags, ESC electronic stabilization program, air conditioning/gearbox, electric sunroof, alloy wheels, parking sensors and a leather interior as standard or optional, depending on the trim available. The Santana is available in China in versions trendline, Comfortline and Highline.
Powered 211. Special is the Volkswagen Santana exclusively by four suction units from the new developed gasoline engines class EA feature of this ALU units with four-valve technology and high efficiency is the exhaust manifold integrated in the cylinder head.
1, 4-Litre variant produces 90 HP and consumed an average of just 5.9 l / 100 km, the 110 PS strong 1, 1.6-litre limit himself to 6.0 litres per 100 kilometres. Compared to its predecessor, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 28 percent were reduced.