In 2010, the Volkswagen Group will continue its model rollout, launching attractive new models to logically complement and modernize its range. The focus here will always be on customer requirements.
The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand will expand the Polo series to include the new version of the Polo BlueMotion1, the Cross Polo and the Polo GTI. The successors to the Touareg, the Touran and the Sharan will ally innovative functionality with an attractive design and groundbreaking quality in their segments. The successor models to the Passat saloon and the Passat Variant combine elegance and comfort with dynamic, fuel-efficient engines. The follow-up to the Jetta will be available at the end of 2010. In autumn 2010, Volkswagen will unveil the New Compact Sedan, its first saloon developed specifically for the US market.
Audi will add four new models to the model line-up early in spring 2010: in addition to the new Audi R8 Spyder, the Audi S5 Sportback and the Audi RS5 Coupé, it will also launch the successor to the Audi A8. In the course of the year, these will be followed by the Audi A7, a superlative sportback. Another highlight of Audi’s model firework will be the market launch of the Audi A1, with which the brand will demonstrate its innovative strength in the subcompact segment, too.
At the beginning of 2010, Škoda launched the Superb Estate, a concept that promises a high level of comfort and utility. The Fabia family of models is being revamped and supplemented with the Fabia Estate RS. The Roomster series is also being revamped.
The SEAT brand is expanding its successful Ibiza range with a third model, the ST. The compact estate combines functionality with stylish design and is the perfect vehicle for a young and sporty lifestyle. In addition, the successor to the Alhambra will give new impetus to the MPV segment in terms of state-of-the-art technology and family friendliness.
Bentley will present the Mulsanne2, the brand’s new flagship. This saloon combines a generously proportioned, exclusive interior and hand-crafted luxury with the top-of-the-range performance typical of Bentley. The new models in the Continental Supersports1, Speed1 and Series 51 series are another highlight.
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera2, the new top model in the Gallardo series, will be even more dynamic, lighter, more powerful and even more fascinating.
In 2010, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will expand its offering to include the robust Amarok pick-up, thereby setting standards in a further segment. In addition, the Caddy and Caddy Maxi models are being refreshed.