Order books open today for allelectric Volkswagen eGolf ahead of Volkswagen UK

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Order books open for all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf of June deliveries

► Based on the Golf: World Car of the Year and Car of The Year 2013

► Range of 118 standard full charge in 13 fast charge to 80 per cent in 35

► Top speed of 87 mph; 0-62 mph in seconds

► AC electric motor 85 kW / 115 PS and 270 Nm of torque

From today, 11 customers can place orders for the electric Volkswagen

e-Golf, is priced at £25,845 on the road £5,000 Government grant or RRP). The e-Golf can be ordered one of 24 Volkswagen EV specialist Retailers the UK, with the first deliveries at the end of June.

Based on the multi-award-winning Golf the e-Golf offers the same of practicality, refinement and advanced but with a purely electric and no tailpipe emissions.

Like its electric sibling, the e-up. the can be charged from a household socket using the cable With a standard UK 230-Volt, 2.3 kW this recharges the battery in 13 An optional wallbox for home use 3.6 kW supply and can recharge a flat in eight hours. The wallbox is available at no cost, through Gas, while all customers of electric products are also for a green electricity tariff Ecotricity.

Through use of the e-Golf’s combined charging system and a DC supply, the battery can be fully (at levels of up to 40 kW) to 80 per cent capacity in 35 minutes.

An AC electric motor (85 kW / 115 PS, and 270 Nm) provides linked to the front wheels via a gearbox. The lithium-ion battery is into the Golf’s floor and 318 kg. It consists of 264 cells, together at 390 Volts and 26.5 kWh.

from 0-62 mph takes seconds. By comparison the Golf which is powered by a 1.6-litre engine with 110 PS and 250 Nm, takes seconds. Top speed for the e-Golf is 87

Depending on driving style, level and ambient conditions, the has a range of up to 118 miles.

An optional pump helps deliver range in winter. This module for the electric heating and air uses heat from ambient air and the vehicle’s drive significantly reducing electricity It can increase the e-Golf’s range in weather by up to 20 per cent.

As well as a standard driving the e-Golf has two economy profiles: and ‘Eco+’. ‘Eco’ cuts power to 70 kW / 95 PS, reduces the output of the air system and modifies the accelerator Top speed is cut to 74 mph and 0-62 mph takes seconds. ‘Eco+’ limits power to 55 kW / 75 PS, torque to 175 Nm, and top speed to 56 while the accelerator response is and the air conditioning disabled. In either full performance can be accessed by down on the accelerator pedal, as in a with a conventional automatic

The e-Golf’s range can also be by regenerative braking. There are modes: D, D1, D2, D3 and B. In D, the vehicle coasts regenerative braking when the is lifted. In each other lifting off the accelerator pedal greater regenerative braking.

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In D2, D3 and B, the brake lights are activated the driver’s foot is lifted the accelerator pedal, provided a predetermined level of deceleration is

The e-Golf is the first production to feature full LED headlights. produce brighter light and use electricity than xenon Other bespoke exterior elements include C-shaped LED running lights in the front a signature blue strip the width of the radiator grille and the headlights, and a blue-edged Volkswagen

The interior includes blue on the upholstery, and the option of blue lighting.

In the UK, the e-Golf is available five doors only, and in a well-equipped trim level on the standard Golf SE, with the of 2Zone climate control, and rear parking sensors, ‘Tilleves’ alloy wheels and Pro satellite navigation, with an colour touchscreen. For the e-Golf the Pro system includes added including a range display, and the to pre-programme the vehicle’s heating or systems. For smartphone users or iOS), the Volkswagen

‘Car-Net’ app enables many functions to be controlled remotely, charging, heating or cooling and Three years’ subscription to Car Net is as standard.



Group UK is a wholly-owned subsidiary of largest carmaker and one of the world’s automobile manufacturers. From its UK in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, it the sourcing, marketing and distribution of all and parts in the UK for Volkswagen Group including Volkswagen Passenger and Commercial Vehicles, Audi, and ŠKODA cars.

Volkswagen UK is one of the country’s largest accounting for almost one in ten of every car The company sells a wide of vehicles which range compact city cars the best-selling and renowned Golf, and Beetle models, to luxury and 4x4s.

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