Volkswagen introduced a hybrid Passat GTE

June 14, 2015 at 3:27 pm

The Passat family added new hybrid versions Passat GTE. The car is front-equipped with a new 218-horsepower hybrid powertrain with a rechargeable battery from an external source (plug-in). It consists of a 1.4-liter petrol engine family TSI (156 hp) and a traction motor 85 kW (115 hp). Maximum torque of the hybrid powertrain achieves 400 Nm.
Under normal conditions, the vehicle starts in electric mode E-Mode. On electric Passat GTE may travel up to 50 km.

Volkswagen Passat GTE picture

Volkswagen Passat GTE pics

With a fully charged battery and full tank the car is able to make the journey from Paris to London and back without refueling (1000 km). The manufacturer claims average fuel consumption about 2.0 liters / 100 km, which corresponds to CO2 emissions of 45 g / km. Passat GTE can accelerate to 220 km / h in hybrid mode and up to 130 km / h – on electric.

Volkswagen Passat GTE pics

Volkswagen Passat GTE image

The basic package includes LED lights news, information and entertainment system and the emergency brake in the “traffic” City Emergency Braking. Learn novelty can be L-shaped daytime running lights with LEDs. The car will go on sale on the European market in the second half of next year in two body styles – sedan and wagon.

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