2005 Volkswagen Bora: First look : News & Reports : Motoring : Web Wombat

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2005 Volkswagen Bora: look

The Bora/Jetta sits on a Golf floorpan

VW’s new sedan is powered

by a 110kW engine

Taking the best of the Golf and adding a little a more sophistication is Volkswagen’s new sedan, the Bora (or Jetta as also known).

Volkswagen released the first official of its popular Golf-based sedan, will make its worldwide debut at the Los Angeles Motor on January 5, 2005, sporting power, safety and interior

Apart from the more changes to the car’s styling, the new interior is larger than its as is its boot.

Standard safety on the new Bora will include such as front side airbags, side curtain (for head) in the front and crash-active front headrests and seat belts for every which will make the new one of the safest small sedans it comes to market in 2005.

The safety package is augmented by a of driving aids that go towards the new Bora achieving a 5-star safety rating.

These driving aids an electro-mechanical steering system, an electronic stability program and new-generation ABS all-disc brakes all of which are standard features.

also a much nicer vehicle than the snub-nosed it replaces, with a smoother, profile and a more purposeful

It has inherited much of the Golf’s looks, particularly up front the headlight treatment and short overhang, while at the rear the bootline and bold new brake give it a more prestigious

Based on the PQ35 platform, of a slightly shorter version is for the Golf, the new 2005 Bora brings with it the model’s fully independent suspension which, with any luck, endow the small sedan more responsive handling and on-road behaviour in general.

The new makes use of a multi-link rear and front axle, and the car’s is also more rigid and dynamically) than the outgoing which Volkswagen reckons reduce interior noise other things.

The new base engine powering the will be a 2.5-litre 5-cylinder (most likely a V5) that out a useful 150 horsepower, or about 110 upgraded from the previous level 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder that eked out just or 115hp.

VW will offer the new generation Bora with a new optional) 6-speed automatic with tiptronic shifting and a sports mode. Moreover, the German automaker will its nifty semi-manual twin-clutch called DSG (for direct gearbox), to turbo diesel later in 2005, claiming the … will offer the efficiency and economy of a manual the ease of operation of an automatic.

The new Bora will be manufactured at production facility in Puebla, which Volkswagen says is a that according to internal audits ranks as one of the Volkswagen top factories in the world. There you go

As it stands, the next and fifth Bora/Jetta is certainly a fine-looking vehicle that promises to be one of the in its class, and with a larger engine VW dealers will an easier time shifting as well.

Interestingly, the Golf-based Bora is one of the highest selling European in America, accounting for some 40 per of VW sales in the region, so it comes as no revelation that the vehicle first go sale in the States in 2005.

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