Volkswagen Sharan

Replacement VW Sharan caught hot weather testing

The original debut of the current generation was way back in February 1995 – almost 16 years before the second-gen Sharan will make its debut at the 2011 Geneva Show.

Like all its competitors from Ford, Renault and Opel, the new Sharan will grow significantly in all dimensions but, different from those, will feature two sliding doors for easy access to the passenger compartment. Apart from this radical step, however, the new Sharan will be an evolutionary development of the current design: more modern, of course, and with the new Golf’s face consisting of grille and headlights, but all in all not too far away from the existing model.

Under the bonnet we expect petrol engines between 115 and over 200 hp or TDI diesels up to 160 hp. Price-wise the car will have to be well above the current Sharan which could make Volkswagen offer the existing model for yet another year or two.

Most Popular

Volkswagen Golf GTD 2021 review – fast Golf diesel no hot hatch, but a great daily
Volkswagen Golf GTD 2021 review - header
Volkswagen Golf GTD

Volkswagen Golf GTD 2021 review – fast Golf diesel no hot hatch, but a great daily

Frugal yes, but fiery? Not really. VW’s Golf GTD is a refined, comfortable and desirable daily, but doesn’t offer many thrills
5 Mar 2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo revealed – 750bhp Turbo S to top crossover range
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo - Turbo S front static
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo revealed – 750bhp Turbo S to top crossover range

Porsche expands Taycan range with new Cross Turismo high-riding estate
4 Mar 2021
BMW M3 and M4 lifted to 612bhp by Manhart Performance 
Manhart Performance BMW M3
BMW M3 saloon

BMW M3 and M4 lifted to 612bhp by Manhart Performance 

German tuner Manhart Performance has extracted more performance from BMW’s new M3 and M4
4 Mar 2021