VW Might Be Developing a Smaller CC Model Based on the Next Jetta
Mar 19, 2012 13:18
VW was the first mainstream manufacturer to introduce a four door coupe with the Passat CC. Now, the automaker wants to add a second, smaller model to its line up of sporty sedans.
Autoweek reports that they have given the green light to a Jetta based CC. It will have the designation SC (for Sports Coupe) and will ride on VW Group's modular MQB platform.
“Our research suggests there is an increasing market for a sportier and more stylish version of the Jetta in the mold of the CC, only smaller and more affordable”, said a VW source familiar with the project.
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