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Volkswagen Golf GTE

Hot electric Volkswagen Golf GTE

5 March 2014

Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid Golf take a new GTE model nomenclature production.

Revealed at the Geneva show. the Golf GTE is the second petrol-electric plug-in hybrid from the German car maker, on from the limited volume XL1 in 2013.

The GTE tag has been chosen to what Volkswagen describes as the qualities of the new five-door hatchback, has been styled in a similar to the existing Golf GTI and GTD .

Power comes from a mounted 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and synchronous motor sited within the housing. The combustion engine 148bhp, with the electric delivering 101bhp. Together provide the Golf GTE with a 201bhp, along with ft of torque.

By comparison, the Golf turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine kicks out and the same 258lb ft in standard

But while the Golf GTI tips the at 1351kg, the Golf GTE is fitted a 200kg lithium ion battery a capacity of 8.8kWh, taking its weight to 1524kg.

Drive is channelled through a gearbox that comprises individual clutches connected to the wheels. Volkswagen claims a time of 7.6sec and 135mph top in hybrid mode.

The driver can choose to run in e-mode via a switch on the console, in which the advanced new is propelled exclusively by the electric for a claimed zero-emission range of 31 at speeds up to 81mph.

Based on the test procedure, the Golf GTE is to boast combined consumption of However, the figure is largely having been achieved on propulsion alone.

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Initially unveiled in prototype at last year’s Frankfurt show. it receives a unique bumper featuring LED positioning similar in appearance to those by the XL1 and standard LED headlamps.

The remainder the appearance of the Golf GTI. But of red accents, the Golf GTE boasts tones in the form of a continuous line running through headlamp and lower blade of the as well as similarly toned GTE within the front flanks.

Further differentiation from Golf models includes sills, a spoiler atop the tailgate, darkened tail lenses and standard 16inch in a unique design.

The interior of Golf GTE also leans on the Golf GTI, but with highlights instead of the more red shades. Standard equipment a 6.5inch touchscreen monitor.

display houses a range of functions, including range zero emission statistic and so-called e-manager – the latter vehicle information, including of charge, to be remotely accessed via a app that will be made to customers.

Volkswagen’s Golf GTE is planned to go on in the UK in late August, with deliveries expected in December. pricing has not yet been announced, but expected that the GTE will fit the current £26,125 Golf GTI and the Golf R. meaning a price of £28,000 is likely. That’s the government’s £5000 grant for vehicles.

Without the grant, prices for the GTE will start at £33,000.

Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE

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