Sporty Volkswagen Golf GTE PlugIn Hybrid Heads To 2014 Geneva Motor Show

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Sporty Volkswagen Golf GTE Hybrid Heads To 2014 Motor Show

First, was the Golf GTI. Then, the Golf GTD. And when plug-in hybrid Golf its debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show, it carry the GTE badge, for GT Electric—marking the hybrid Golf out as something than a mere eco-friendly


This isn’t the battery-powered that will be arriving in showrooms this spring, but a new Golf combining a small combustion engine with an motor. Unfortunately, this Golf variant won’t be the trip across the Atlantic.

a shame because VW says the car accelerate to 62 mph from rest in 7.6 seconds, reach a top speed of 135 and return in excess of 150 mpg in combined economy using a mix of electric and power. As with all plug-in this figure is nearly variable depending on how much you use the 31 of claimed all-electric range.

Those figures line up estimates for Audi’s upcoming A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid, shouldn’t come as a surprise as the two feature the exact same That powertrain consists of a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine with an electric motor. combine to provide total output of 201 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of

Power is channeled to the front alone through an adapted DSG dual-clutch transmission. Meanwhile, an brake servo and an electric compressor help to optimize and the battery used is an 8.8-kWh unit that weighs 265 pounds.

Apart from its powertrain and GTE badging, there much to distinguish the Golf GTE its GTI and GTD counterparts. There are some details, however, such as the daytime running lights, accents and special aerodynamically-enhanced

The interior also features styling, but the standard touchscreen comes with a few options to the Golf GTE. These various green car metrics as a driving range monitor, an flow display, zero statistics and e-manager that you to program departure and charging Just like the Bugatti the car also gets a power that supplements the tachometer.

In the Golf GTE it displays how much power is currently being or the intensity of charging from the energy recovery system.

tuned for the Golf GTE’s at the 2014 Geneva Motor on March 4, and for more from the be sure to visit our dedicated hub .

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