Volkswagen debuts Cross Coup crossover concept in Tokyo — Volkswagen Cross UP!

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Volkswagen debuts Cross crossover concept in Tokyo

The Cross Coupe concept its debut at the 2011 Tokyo Show (Image: Gizmag)

The day of the 2011 Tokyo Motor has seen Volkswagen unveil its Coupé crossover concept. a long wheelbase and short the all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid is a cross between a four-door and a compact SUV. The vehicle represents the first public of Volkswagen’s new modular transverse (Modularer Querbaukasten or MQB) which is intended to form the of a variety of different models the upcoming Golf and Audi allowing the use of the same set of components providing the flexibility for individual to have a variety of wheelbase, and external dimensions.

The four-seat Cross Coupé is by two electric motors — one in the producing 40 kW and 180 Nm of torque and one in the rear 85 kW and 270 Nm — and a 110 kW direct injection petrol TSI engine delivering 210 Nm of The front electric motor and TSI can power the front axle or individually, while the overall of the system adds up to 195 kW.

In all-wheel drive mode, the axle is driven by the rear-mounted motor that receives from the front electric which acts as a generator by the TSI engine. This configuration the flow of electrical energy the conventional transfer of power by of an electric drive shaft and the designers to locate the vehicle’s battery pack in the center where the driveshaft would reside, freeing up room for interior space and providing a low of gravity. The battery can be charged via a outlet or when in motion via the TSI and regenerative braking on the front and axles.

Weighing in at 1,748 kg (3,853.6 lb) a full tank of 55 liters gal US), the Cross Coupé can a load of 450 kg (992 lb) and boasts a of up to 45 km (28 miles) on purely electric and a range of up to 815 km (506 miles) in mode. With a drag of 0.329, the vehicle can go from km/h (62 mph) in seven on its way to a top speed of 201 km/h (125 while in electric mode the top speed is limited to 120 km/h (75 The TSI engine’s fuel consumption is at 2.7 L/100 km (87 mpg US) under the New European Cycle (NEDC).

At 4,345 mm (171 in) long, mm (73.5 in) wide and 1,523 mm in) high, the concept vehicle on in Tokyo sits between the and the Tiguan in terms of overall which Volkswagen says it smack bang in the middle of the in-demand A segment. Despite in between these two models in size, the Cross Coupé’s mm (103.5 in) wheelbase is 52 mm (2 in) longer the Golf and 26 mm (1 in) longer than the This is a result of the vehicle’s overhangs of 855 mm (33.6 in) at the front and 860 mm in) at the rear. Rounding out the dimensions are racks measuring 1,585 mm in) at the front and 1,613 mm (63.5 in) at the

Volkswagen says the Cross concept on display in Tokyo as an indicator of the future direction of SUV at the company. So although the vehicle not be headed for production just we can probably expect something similar lines in the not too distant

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