Just as this year’s Paris Motor Show is reported to be where Volkswagen has chosen to bring out some special showings and an update to their long-supreme hatch, the Golf, there’s also brewings that indicate an all-new CC will debut there too.
As with the Golf render, do take this with a healthy few grains of salt. The front end, if nothing else, is a rather intelligent guess at the kind of fascia might have in mind. The wheels are of a new design but one that’s a nod to the older turbine-patterned Interlagos alloys of the previous generation.
The rear of the vehicle render, though, does raise an eyebrow. The way the C-pillar tapers off and joins with the rear edge of the car and the overall shape and size of pillar itself is a dead-ringer for the Audi A5 Sportback. Incidentally, that’s exactly the car that VW hopes to take a swing at with the CC.
We had previously seen spy footage of a Volkswagen sedan with a similar low-roofline silhouette, dressed in the required camouflage befitting a pre-production prototype. Everyone suspects that it’s indeed the next CC, and that’s where we’d put our money too.
This test car had some distinct exterior giveaways that indicate a departure from the older car’s shape and was adopting those of Volkswagen’s Sport Coupe GTE concept from the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, which is a good thing indeed.