Get ready to meet a new EV Volkswagen e-Golf on markets

October 30, 2016 at 8:51 pm

In Paris on the Volkswagen stand there has been showed e-Golf Touch hatchback. Its prototype debuted in January in Las Vegas with a new multimedia system. The version prepared for Paris Auto Show has got a new power unit presented by 35.8 kW battery (the current one has 24.2 kW capacity). Due to the changes, the driving distance increased from 190 km up to 300 km. The concept will become a production version in November according to brand’s representatives.

e-golf concept becomes a production version photo

e-golf concept becomes a production version photo

The external design of modified electric vehicle will change a little bit. It is because the carmakers paid a big attention to the interior improvements. The new infotainment system e-Golf Touch including a 9.2 inch screen (1280 × 640 pixels) and support for gesture control will be equipped into all Golf models (as an option or standard equipment in later configurations).

A wonderful 9.2-inch screen inside of the car image

A wonderful 9.2-inch screen inside of the car image

As they say earlier, the EV e-Golf has a different improved motor range. The maximum speed will be almost 150 km/h. In 9.2 seconds, the driver can get the first 100 km/h. As for the pluggable Golf GTE hybrid version, it is likely that the car will get a second body type – the wagon, in addition to the current hatchback.

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