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The Volkswagen Jetta defines bland practicality, but buyers looking something a little more stylish can soon expect a Golf CC.

Drawing inspiration from the Passat CC, the Golf CC will be a four-door coupe that is positioned as an affordable alternative to the Mercedes CLA. The car's styling will be influenced by the Golf, but it will reportedly have a unique front fascia and upward sweeping character lines.

Since the model will be based on the Golf, we can expect to ride on an enlarged version of the MQB platform. This will enable the model to have a roomy interior as well as an accommodating boot.

Engine options will carryover so expect choices to include a turbocharged 1.4-liter petrol with 120 HP (88 kW) and a 2.0-liter TDI with 150 HP (110 kW). The company could also offer a GTI variant with a 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine that develops 220 HP (164 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque.

The Golf CC is expected to be launched in 2015 with a base price of approximately £19,000.

Note: VW New Compact Coupe Concept pictured

Gallery: 2015 Volkswagen Golf CC set to battle the Mercedes CLA - report

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