The Volkswagen Lamando, the production version of the Volkswagen NMC, was recently presented at Chengdu in China and now we see it in a series of high-resolution photos. The car is built on the MQB platform and it is essentially a Jetta CC exclusively for the Chinese market. The model will be sold in the Chinese market in the first half of 2015, it will be manufactured ??by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture and its design has lost all those futuristic elements of the concept.
It will be offered with TSI engines of 1.4 liters producing 140 hp and 1,8 liter producing 180 hp combined to a 7 speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DSG). Later it will also be available with a 2.0 liter TSI producing 220 hp. The sales of the model will start in early 2015 in China with the baseline to cost 180.000 yuan, while in the rest of the world where the car will be launched as Jetta CC, its sales will begin in 2016.