Today I think we’re all familiar with the award winning Volkswagen Passat. But did you know the Passat was originally known in North America as the VW Dasher?
The very first Passat came to be in 1973, and was one of the most modern European family vehicles one could buy.
But here in the US, the Passat launched as the Volkswagen Dasher – available in three and five door hatchback and station wagon models.
Ok, now that you’re loaded up with a brief history of the Passat / Dasher, let’s throw it back to 1975 and take a look at this vintage magazine ad for the 1975 Volkswagen Dasher.