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Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion news - Turning the air blue - 2007

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Volkswagen is getting very
blue in the run-up to the Geneva motor show.

Yesterday we reported the
start of its blue period with the Polo BlueMotion and now, mere hours later,
we have the Passat BlueMotion.

Using a 105bhp turbodiesel
engine, the Passat manages 55.4mpg combined consumption, which VW says is
enough to travel up to 838 miles between fills.

Top speed is 120mph for
the saloon and 118mph for the estate.

The downside is that the
Passat BlueMotion needs a service every 9,000 miles, which is more often than a
standard diesel-powered Passat.

No word on when the Passat
BlueMotion will be on sale in the UK yet, but expect another BlueMotion VW to
be announced tomorrow, and the day after, and the day after that, and the

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