Europe’s electrified Passat comes with a larger, 13kWh battery pack and a combined 215 HP and is now on sale in Europe.
The small building on wheels started life as a Volkswagen Passat and is powered by an Audi RS4 V8 engine.
Despite causing the crash, the BMW driver left the scene seemingly without any damage.
Among the VWs that attended the event were a Scirocco I SL and a Karmann Ghia Type 14.
This year’s highlight is a facelifted Passat which features an upgraded four-cylinder engine with 174 hp.
Pricing for the 2020 Passat in Great Britain ranges between £27,630 and £45,050 .
Pre-sales of the facelifted VW Passat have begun in select European markets; five engines are available at launch.
The Passat is Volkswagen’s second most popular car after the Golf, and the anniversary car is a GTE Variant.
The European Passat Variant R-Line Edition is limited to 2,000 units and will debut in Geneva.
The latest Takata recall expansion also includes vehicles from Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Subaru and Volkswagen.
Watch all about the new features of Europe’s updated VW Passat sedan and estate.
The European Volkswagen Passat has received a significant update with loads of new technology.