The Golf GTE, which made its world debut just last month at the Geneva Motor Show, combines petrol and electric motors to produce 204 PS and giving a theoretical range of 580 miles. It is driven by two engines: a 1.4-litre 150 PS TSI direct-injection petrol engine and a 102 PS electric motor. Together, they produce power of 204 PS and torque of 350 Nm (258 lbs ft). Using both engines, the Golf GTE can sprint from zero to 62 mph in 7.6 seconds and on to 138 mph, and it can still hit 81 mph on electric power alone. Yet it returns a combined cycle figure of 188 mpg* and CO2 emissions of 35 g/km* (*provisional data).
Volkswagen’s long-in-the-tooth CC finally has a successor. Called the Arteon, the new vehicle follows the CC’s formula of low-slung, sleek, coupe-like sedan, and it pulls its design from the Sport Coupe Concept GTE VW showed in 2015 Under the hood, Volkswagen will offer a grand total of six engines with power ranging from 148 horsepower […]
The Essen Motor Show 2014 opens its doors to visitors. We have already looked around a bit yesterday in the halls and you brought a lot of pictures. In our first tour you can see, inter alia, the 730-hp Audi RS6 Avant Abt, as well as its new TT with 310 hp. You also get […]