Monday, January 12, 2015

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept Shows Off New Design

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept with an overall length of 190.8 inches is a five-seater design language preview to a a seven-seater mid-size SUV that VW will start producing at the end of 2016 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The new five-seater plug-in hybrid concept uses a V6 plug-in hybrid drivetrain, with 276-horsepower 3.6 VR6® FSI engine, two electric motors (54 and 114 hp) and all-wheel drive bring the total output of the drive system to 355 horsepower and 280 lb-ft, enough to power the Cross Coupe GTE onto a top speed of 130 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.0 seconds.