Volkswagen eGolf EV Another California compliance car? Digital Trends — Volkswagen e-Golf

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Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf EV makes North American landfall

is the e-Golf – an all-electric Volkswagen originally debuted at the Geneva Show this spring. week, however, it’ll its North American debut at the LA Auto Show. The e-Golf upon the all-new Golf, the Mk 7, has yet to debut here Stateside. You can this unveiling, however, the of the all-new Volkswagen onslaught to head Stateside.

Before we dig under the bodywork, pause and enjoy the visual of the thing. Scroll through the above, and I think you’ll the e-Golf is perhaps the best-looking, EV yet. As dashing as the compact EV might look, however, its figures don’t quite

Volkswagen fitted the e-Golf an electric motor that 115-horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque. the peppy little motor is a kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery which has been mounted the back seat. The e-Golf, its quick-footed standard Golf will make a crawl 0-62 MPH in 11.8 seconds.

Where the e-Golf lacks in it soars in emissions-free accessibility.

The will feature three modes: Normal, Eco, and Normal, as you might expect is the set up. Eco drops horsepower output to 95, will increase driving And Range takes Eco one step and limits the e-Golf top speed to 59

In spite of its less than 0-62 time, I figure the will be an absolute blast to – at least on curvy roads. the batteries mounted low and in the middle of the we can only presume the e-Golf have great handling I drove the mk7 Golf GTI in Napa this summer and the all-new MQB that underpins both the GTI and the is a wondrous thing indeed. the e-Golf might not get out of its own way very in the curvy bits of road, likely be a well-planted driving

The range of the e-Golf should be to the Nissan LEAF around miles. Similar, too, be the recharge time: the five to hour mark on a level two charging port.

What’s extra clever the e-Golf is that although have been stuffed the compact hatch, rear space has only decreased by one foot. This means some of its competitors – the Ford Electric for example – customers have to sacrifice carrying in order to enjoy a zero-emissions

We don’t know for sure but we that this cute new VW EV is a vehicle. much like the Fit EV and the Fiat 500e. California passed laws stating all automakers that wish to cars in the state must at least two-percent EVs by volume.

This means even like Honda that believe much in EV futures build and sell an EV – at least in Since VW has been dedicated to technology for so many years, it stand to reason that this legislation, the e-Golf never have existed.


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