Volkswagen’s newest green car is a plugin hybrid Golf GTE Torque News — Volkswagen Golf GTE

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Volkswagen’s newest green car is a hybrid Golf GTE

VW#039;s new gasoline hybrid electric is the torque champion of the line as as the clear green car buyer#039;s

Volkswagen has announced that the will soon be offered a plug-in gasoline hybrid The new drivetrain can propel the Golf 0-60 MPH faster than the engine, has more torque the diesel, and will be dramatically in CO2 emissions. The new plug-in Golf can drive for 31 miles on electric alone according to VW.

Volkswagen in has a problem. Sales are terrible by to any of the major players and VW has historically to sell diesel as an alternative Alternative to what we are not sure. is made from the same oil that gasoline is, produces CO2 per mile than equivalent powered cars. and the Golf gets a relatively ho-hum 34 MPG EPA rating. With diesel roughly a dollar more per in the part of the country in which I it is also in no way a lower cost of propelling a car. VW’s engine for its biggest global

may be proof that VW is starting to these facts.

The new VW Golf plug-in hybrid the suffix GTE. VW tried to a matrix explaining its suffix but I became lost after the paragraph, subsection 11. GTE sounds cool, so let’s call the a success. The GTE will have fuel economy numbers and low CO2 per mile. VW likes to tell us the European cycle MPG is, so we will along. It is 157 Miles per gallon. for a moment. In the US it will be dramatically than that. Europe has a way of calculating MPG that does not well to actual US miles per However, we can tell from crazy high number the US MPGe number will be VW also notes the car’s range will be 584 miles in the diesel fans are starting rebuttal.

Volkswagen Golf GTE

The car has a turbocharged 1.4 liter gasoline with an impressive 148 horsepower. to that is a 101 horsepower electric VW says that charge of about 2 and a half hours are We assume with a high 240 volt connection. The battery a reasonable 265 pounds.

Golf diesel fans, and are many, like the car for its torque. the car is not fast to 60, in normal driving it is satisfying to drive because off the it pulls strongly, one then to about 35 MPH and the car levels off. It good. The new GTE will have 258 of torque. That is about 9% torque than the current diesel which has 236 ft-lbs. more torque, better by far on a much less expensive the ability to drive all- for a pretty significant 31 miles, and CO2, the new Golf GTE is clearly the new for VW shoppers looking for a green car can be satisfying to drive.

The new Golf GTE will make its debut at the upcoming Munich Show in early March. has not yet announced the sale of the car in the US market, but we are it will be a US model in 2015. VW this car in California to meet mandates. When prices are we will follow up.

Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE

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