New models in 2016
The Volkswagen Group will systematically press ahead with its model initiative in 2016, modernizing and expanding its portfolio by introducing attractive new vehicles. Priority will always be given to what our customers want. We are also successively enhancing our product portfolio by adding vehicles equipped with alternative drive systems, i.e. gas and electric versions.
The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand will launch the replacement of the successful Tiguan SUV model in 2016. In addition, the Beetle family will be upgraded, and the Beetle Dune will be added to the range. Other product upgrades are planned for the up! and Golf Cabriolet as well as for the Gol, Voyage and Saveiro in Brazil. In China, the product program is being extended with the sporty GTS variant of the Lamando and the new luxury saloon Phideon. The locally produced successors to the popular Magotan notchback saloon, the versatile Touran and the new Golf Sportsvan will be launched there. In addition, there will be product upgrades for the locally produced Passat and Sagitar GLI models.
The Audi brand is systematically expanding its SUV range: the new sporty compact entry-level model Q2 extends the Q family. Production of the new Q5 will start up at the new plant in Mexico. The successor to the A5 Coupé will also be unveiled in 2016. The A4 family will be enhanced by adding the sporty S models S4 Saloon and S4 Avant as well as the A4 allroad quattro. Towards the end of the year, the A4 g-tron is expected to be introduced. In addition to natural gas, this car can also run on eco-friendly Audi e-gas. At the beginning of 2016, the long wheelbase version of the popular luxury class vehicle A6 L will moreover be unveiled in China, to be followed by the A6 L e-tron later in the year.
ŠKODA will launch the Superb SportLine in 2016, thus introducing a sporty element to the Superb series.
In 2016, the SEAT brand will expand its product portfolio by adding a new versatile SUV in the A segment: the Ateca. The popular Leon series will be upgraded.
Porsche will enhance the new generation of the 911 in 2016 with additions such as the all-wheel drive and Targa models and the 911 Turbo. In addition, the new generation of the Cayman and the Boxster will be unveiled.
Bentley will introduce a new series and launch the Bentayga, the world’s most luxurious and powerful SUV. The Mulsanne will be upgraded and a new variant with a lengthened wheelbase will be added.
The super sports car manufacturer Lamborghini will unveil the Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder in 2016, which combines the technology and power of the Huracán with the emotion of a Spyder.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will present the successor to the Crafter. The vehicle is produced at the purpose-built Wrzesnia plant in Poland and is a key component of the growth strategy of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. The Amarok pickup, which has enjoyed international success, will get a comprehensive product upgrade.
At Ducati, the Scrambler series will be expanded in 2016 with, among other things, the addition of a premium lifestyle model and the Flat Track Pro. The new XDiavel will complement Ducati’s Cruiser product range. An Enduro and the sporty 1200 Pike’s Peak will be added to the Multistrada series.