Volkswagen America is ending Passat production at Chattanooga facility with a limited edition model as a homage to the city of Chattanooga, TN. The company said that the decision is part of the plant’s transformation to build future electric vehicles. This special edition with Chattanooga-inspired details will be limited to 1,973 units to commemorate the year the first Passat was launched in Germany.
The Passat limited edition will be available in four unique color combinations, with each limited number paying homage to an aspect of the vehicle’s past. Of the total 1,973 units, Aurora Red Metallic with Titan Black interior combo will be limited to 411 units, representing the original vehicle production code; Racing Green Metallic with Mauro Brown interior combo to 423 units for Chattanooga area code; Pure White with Mauro Brown interior combo to 524 units, signifying the opening date of the Chattanooga plant on May 24,