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Volkswagen Cross Coupe Gets 131 MPG

Tiguan replacement to debut in 2014.

Volkswagen be replacing its Tiguan crossover for two years, but that has not stopped the automaker from rolling out versions of its next generation CUV.

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In December 2011, Volkswagen visitors to the Tokyo Motor with the first appearance of its Coupe gas-electric hybrid. month, a TDI plug-in hybrid the first vehicle of its kind to diesel technology with electrification, goes on display at the International Motor Show.

Volkswagen claims that its hybrid will get the equivalent of 131 beating pure electric such as the Nissan Leaf in while also offering the range many drivers

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show visitors will see a design that will be similar to the production version and some important things a vehicle that is like other including:

A turbocharged clean diesel engine with a 7-speed dual transmission will work a pair of electric motors to the Cross Coupe. Volkswagen that this model accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.5 and produce an amazing 516 foot-pounds of That torque is derived three sources that occasionally operate at the same The engine offers 295 foot-pound of at approximately 1,600 rpm with the electric motor adding 133 and the rear motor another 199

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In pure electric mode, the Coupe can travel for 28 miles at up to 75 mph before the diesel engine in. In this initial mode, the CUV in rear-wheel-drive only.

The Cross employs an 8-module lithium-ion with an energy capacity of 9.8 Volkswagen says that the can be charged from a 230-volt source when idled. model makes use of regenerative to send kinetic energy to the pack for storage and use later.

driving modes will Cross Coupe drivers to the setting that is right for A city or ECO model uses fuel around town; is for spirited driving; Off-road is for AWD E-mode is for pure electric and Charging allows the TDI engine to supply energy to recharge the system.

Volkswagen says that the Coupe will offer a 800-mile cruising range its 14.5-gallon fuel tank. It also be zero emissions as long as the CUV is operating in electric-only More details about vehicle will be released it is formally introduced in Geneva week.

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Matt Keegan is a freelance His specialities include automotive, college and career, and inspirational Matt founded Auto in April 2008 and expanded it to its current format and editorial as of Sept. 2010. Matt is a of the Washington Automotive Press and is a contributor to various print and media sources.

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