Tuesday, 20 July 2021 17:11

2022 VW Passat Limited Edition Marks End of U.S. Production

Written by Chris Bruce, Motor1.com


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The 2022 Volkswagen Passat Limited Edition commemorates the end of the assembly of the German brand's sedan in the U.S.

To say goodbye, the company added some classy touches to this special model. It is building just 1,973 of them, a reference to the year of the vehicle's original launch in Germany.


The brand is building 411 examples in Aurora Red Metallic with a Titan Black interior. This number is the Passat's original vehicle production code.


There are 423 models in Racing Green Metallic with a Mauro Brown cabin. VW builds the American Passat in Chattanooga, TN, and this figure is the area code there.


The company is making 524 in a Pure White body and Mauro Brown on the inside. This refers to the Chattanooga factory opening May 24, 2011.


Finally, there are 615 examples in Platinum Grey Metallic with a Titan Black interior. The number represents six generations of imported Passats in America, one made in the U.S., and five decades of U.S. sales.


In addition to these color combos, all Passat Limited Editions get 18-inch wheels with a 15-spoke design, black mirror caps, power-folding side mirrors and LED headlights. Inside, a "1 of 1973” emblem appears on one side of the seat tags, and "Chattanooga 2011" is on the other side. Special mats are at the bottom of the cupholders that shows an aerial map of Chattanooga and a drawing of the factory from above.

All Limited Editions get the comfort sport seats with...

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