It won't be a new version of the CC though, the Passat's slightly larger, lower-roofed brother.
When it arrives, VW's "Super Passat" will reportedly be offered in both five-door hatchback and wagon body styles, which sounds suspiciously similar to the configuration already offered by the Skoda Superb.
Like the Superb, though, powertrain options are expected to include four and six-cylinder petrol and four-cylinder diesel engines, with drive going to either the front wheels or all four wheels.
Little else is known about VW's plans for a new large car, but if it does eventuate it may only be destined for sale in China and the USA. Watch this space.