Volkswagen launched the new Golf GTE 2014 in Geneva earlier this month. It’s a hybrid plug-in version equipped with items that normally characterises the powerful Golf GTI.
Volkswagen Golf GTE is the second member of VW’s hybrid family.
Like any hybrid, VW Golf GTE has two engines: a 1.4 liter internal combustion engine that produces 148 bhp and an electric motor of 101 bhp. The two form a hybrid engine of 201 bhp and are able to launch the Golf GTE from 0-100 km/h in 7.6 seconds. The real special feature of this model is its maximum torque of 350 Nm, superior to other equivalent models in the segment. The Golf GTE can be driven in 100% electric mode up to a speed of 130 km/h.
Volkswagen Golf GTE’s battery can be fully charged from the outlet in just three and a half hours while it’s autonomy is 50 km in 100% electric mode. Overall, the total autonomy is around 940 kilometers, according to official estimates.
Sales for the new Golf GTE will begin in the summer with first deliveries set for later this year.
The germans from Volkswagen arrive a bit later at the electricity party, but they get there with a version of the VW Golf that develops 114 hp and 270 Nm.
The continuous power is provided by the vehicle’s engine and will power a 67 horsepower and the max speed of e-motion Blue Golf will be 135 km / h. According to Volkswagen’s maximum speed that is more than sufficient for the needs of ordinary users of electric vehicles, which will be used mainly in urban areas.
E-motion Blue Volkswagen Golf has three operating modes, each with its own power and speed limitations. This model will provide a Comfort level, where the maximum power is 114 hp and a top speed of 135 km / h, while the German model will limit how Range to 67 hp and 105 km / h. Normal mode will offer a balance between the two situations, maximum power is automatically managed and top speed is limited to 135 km / h.
Golf’s version of the electric batteries have a capacity of 26.5 kWh and weighed 315 kg. At present, those batteries will provide a range of 150 kilometers, but technology in the future should increase at a higher level. Blue Golf e-motion will be the second serial electrical model of Volkswagen by e-Up!.
Last January, the firm RevoZport located in Hong Kong presented its first preparation on the basis of the compact Volkswagen Golf GTI. With 270 hp from the four-cylinder 210 hp against the standard, this exotic preparation were not cutting down a small card. RevoZport finally offers two advantages over its program.
As if 270 hp is not enough, RevoZport offers two new levels. The higher stage enables the Golf GTI display 290 hp while the final offer allows for a more rounded account yet with 300 horsepower under the hood. Regarding performance, mystery and gumdrop.
These two new engine upgrades do not involve external changes over the first version except for new 19-inch wheels and wings extended to the front and the rear by 25 mm and 35 mm. So just remember that as the tuner of all body kit can gain 4 kg compared with the standard elements.
The new CrossGolf will take bad routes and build a bridge between Van and SUV. Yet another interesting model presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2010.
Classic Golf, Kombi, Golf Plus and Golf R – they all now get the uniform look of the current Golf VI missed. Lacked only the VW Golf for the rough. At the Geneva Motor Show 2010 Volkswagen presents the new edition of the work based on the Golf Plus Cross Golf. )) With three TSI gasoline units (105 hp PS/122PS/160, new common-rail turbo-diesel (1.6 Liter/105 hp, 2.0 hp, and two dual Liter/140 (6-Gang-/7-Gang DSG), which can be combined up to the 105-hp gasoline engine with all engines. All engines meet Euro 5 emissions standard. The aim of the Golf Plus, with the SUV-rouge: He is to bridge the gap between Van and SUV, says VW.
Silver mirror caps, the silver roof rails and the new 17-inch alloy wheels set further emphasis. VW offers the Golf Cross in six different colors of “Candy White” to “Deep Black”. Inside the simply-golf with a standard sports seats, folding table, storage pockets, Trittschutzfolien and the high seating position known from the Golf Plus on waiting. Power mirrors, LED taillights, daytime running lights and green emission glazing are standard equipment. What will cost the Gulf on stilts, is not yet known.