After the Mercedes decided to enter into the category of SUV coupé, which is currently the dominant BMW X6, and Volkswagen is thinking in this direction, representing the Cross Coupe GTE Concept at the Motor Show in Detroit.
At just open the Motor Show in Detroit, Volkswagen has introduced a new concept Cross Coupe GTE, as well as the evolution of the already present study CrossBlue Coupe, which now has a more modern look, and runs on petrol-electric Plug-In hibidni system, with a total capacity of about 360 “horses ”
Cross Coupe GTE bits platform with a large SUV CrossBlue with seven seats, and even in the name carries the Coupe, GTE has five fully functional door, and in a sense, represents Volkswagen’s trump card in the class in which you are located and the BMW X6 GLE Mercedes Coupe.
This concept, the length 4,847 mm, width 2,030 mm and 1,736 mm in height, is noticeably higher than the current Touareg, being longer than it by 52 mm, as much as 90 millimeters wide as 26 mm and higher. The base is Volkswagen’s MQB modular platform, which should have the same 2980 mm long wheelbase and the CrossBlue Coupe concept shown in Shanghai.
Powered by a hybrid system consisting of a 3.6-liter V6 petrol engine and two electric motors – for front and rear axle. Petrol engine has 280 horsepower, while the electric motors provide 55 or 115 “horses”, and the total power of the system is estimated at about 360 hp and 500 Nm of torque. Just enough to get to 100 km / h comes in 6.0 seconds with a top speed of 210 km / h.
The serial version of this model on the market is expected in late 2016 or early 2017. …