The first picture of the Volkswagen CrossPassat has leaked to the web, ahead of its unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

A rendering from has been drafted depicting a possible Volkswagen CrossPassat.

Expected to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the model will be distinguished by plastic body cladding, an increased ride height and standard all-wheel drive.

Engine options will likely carryover from the standard model, so expect choices to include a 2.0-liter TDI with 170 PS (125 kW / 167 hp) and a 2.0-liter TFSI with 211 PS (155 kW / 207 hp).

Gallery: 2012 Volkswagen CrossPassat rendered