And the world’s fastest hybrid is the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

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Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

And the world’s fastest hybrid is. the Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen has that a modified version of its Jetta Hybrid has become the hybrid in the world

Volkswagen has that its 2013 Jetta became the fastest hybrid car in the world during Southern Timing Association’s (SCTA) Speed Week. Motor Associate Road Test Carlos Lago was in the driver’s of the specially-modified compact sedan it set the new hybrid speed record of mph (298.363 km/h) at the Bonneville Flats, near Wendover, last week.

In order to comply with rules, VW says that the Jetta’s powertrain was altered by the RD team in Wolfsburg, Germany, to up the available horsepower. Engineers Volkswagen Test Center took care of drivetrain and final calibration, and further were undertaken by California’s Racing and Advanced Product to make sure the car could run on the famous Salt Flats.

It was a challenge to integrate the complex elements and generate the power to run at these speeds, said Marc Trahan. The Jetta Land Speed Record shows both the sporty of our Hybrid offering and the technical of our engineers in Wolfsburg and in the Test California.

The 2013 Jetta Hybrid was in January 2012 and is scheduled for in the U.S. toward the end of this VW expects the vehicle to achieve a fuel economy of 45 mpg (19.1 using about 20 percent fuel than a similarly-powered with a conventional drivetrain. It a 1.4-liter turbocharged, direct-injection TSI gasoline powerplant that just 216 pounds (98 kg) and develops 150

It can get to 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in less than 9 and is also claimed to be the first car to use a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

An additional 27 hp is provided by a 20 kW electric that’s powered by a compact 1.1 kWh Li-ion battery pack of 60 cells integrated behind the bench seat. The Jetta can be driven in pure electric at speeds up to 44 mph (70 km/h), although for a distance of 1.2 miles (1.9 The vehicle also makes use of braking to feed kinetic back to the Li-ion battery but is to do so more efficiently than systems.

When Jetta’s driver the gas pedal to apply the brake, the decoupling clutch disengages the ICE so that all the retardation is done by the rather than a combination of drivetrain drag and engine VW says that this more energy back to the


Provided there’s enough for the electric motor to operate, the Hybrid’s gasoline engine is when the car comes to a halt in driving or stop/go traffic When the driver kicks or the lever is in the S position or in the manual gate, the drive system the power of the electric motor and gas to provide a peak output of 170 hp.

The Jetta Hybrid is reported to be the car that VW has ever produced in the sedan class, weighs than 3310 pounds kg) and includes Bluetooth technology, LED and a SiriusXM satellite radio as Safety features include six Electronic Stability Control, and brakes.

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

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