Volkswagen Brazil has resumed the project New Santana this year 2016, beginning with assessment surveys of consumers with a modified version of the car that is sold in China. The brand planned to put Santana in the Brazilian market in 2014/2015 (see here), but later the project was suspended (see here), and now resumed.
new VW Santana has given launch scheduled in Brazil in 2017, configured with a mid-sized sedan priced around R $ 58 thousand reais (to the top of the range model) to establish competition with Chevrolet Cobalt, Renault Logan, Fiat Grand Siena, Nissan Versa, Honda City and Ford Fiesta Sedan.
images illustrating this post are the New Santana sold in China, which shares the PQ-35 platform (the same as the Jetta ), but with smaller dimensions.
However, the new VW Santana 2017 Brazil will be differentiated in relation to the Chinese model as the car being shown to the Brazilian public in secret clinics made by VW has a new front, with similar headlights to the Golf, the side with the belt line rising and higher trunk.
In mechanical terms, the VW Santana is sold in China with 1.6 engine MSI, 1.4 TSI – propellants that, in their flex settings, They will also be in the Brazilian Santana. The novelty is that the national model can also take the engine 1.0 TSI Flex 105 horses adopted in the Up! . TSI
Source: [ magazine Quatro Rodas]