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Volkswagen has developed a concept for Americans crossover Cross Coupe GTE

Volkswagen has developed a concept for Americans crossover Cross Coupe GTE

Volkswagen has developed a concept for Americans crossover Cross Coupe GTE

The crossover is equipped with a hybrid power plant with total capacity of 355 hp (380 Nm) It is composed of 276-hp 3.6-liter inline-displacement engine VR6, as well as two electric motors (54 and 114 hp on the front and rear axles), lithium-ion battery and dedicated six “robot” DSG. The crossover is equipped with a hybrid power plant with total capacity of 355 hp (380 Nm) It is composed of 276-hp 3.6-liter inline-displacement engine VR6, as well as two electric motors (54 and 114 hp on the front and rear axles), lithium-ion battery and dedicated six “robot” DSG.

Volkswagen has developed a new conceptual crossover, world premiere will take place on 12 January at the Detroit Auto Show.

Car called Cross Coupe GTE will be the third prototype of VW, heralding the emergence of a seven-seat crossover series, based on the buyers from the United States. The first two concepts become CrossBlue and CrossBlue Coupe, presented in Detroit and Los Angeles in 2013.

Lead designer Klaus Bischoff VW claims that the Cross Coupe GTE is a harbinger of a new concept of appearance, specially developed by the company to customers in North America. “Concept has an impressive appearance. He looks so powerful that it can be called aggressive exterior, “- says Bischoff. Body Cross Coupe GTE in length up to 4846 mm and its width and height are equal to 2029 and 1734 mm.

Most of the government machine combined 12.3-inch touchscreen display. Navigator concept is able to display the map in three dimensions.

The crossover is built using a modular architecture MQB and equipped with a hybrid power plant with total capacity of 355 hp (380 nm). It is composed of 276-hp 3.6-liter inline-displacement engine VR6, as well as two electric motors (54 and 114 hp on the front and rear axles), lithium-ion battery and dedicated six “robot” DSG. Claimed fuel consumption is about 3.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers.

Volkswagen has developed a concept for Americans crossover Cross Coupe GTE

Plant capacity would be enough to disperse the hybrid crossover up to 96 km / h in six seconds. Maximum speed – over 210 km / h. When switching to electric power reserve Cross Coupe GTE will be about 32 km. In this case, will only the rear 114-horsepower electric motor.

Electronics prototype involves selecting one of several driving modes are available, each of which has its own operating parameters of the power plant. For example, if you selected the GTE (this abbreviation stands for the most powerful VW electric cars in its lineup) all units of the car will run at full impact, which would make the car very dynamic.

When driving on the road for the movement of the machine will be in charge of ICE and rear electric motor, while the front motor switches to the generator.

In the company prepared for release in the US plant in Chattanooga serial crossover called one of the most important models of VW over the last half century. It can be assumed that the final production version of off-road vehicle will combine the features of all the previously shown conceptual crossover.

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