The German company has officially unveiled PD donovani hybrid Passat GTE, announced a year ago at the motor show in Paris. The model will be available in sedan and wagon (GTE Variant) and will be available in early fall. Indicative price – about 40 euros.
The fuel consumption of the Passat GTE in a combined cycle is 1.6 liters of gasoline and 12.2 kWh per 100 km. the Car has an onboard 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and 114-horsepower electric motor, integrated with a 6-speed robotized DSG. Engineers managed to divide the hood almost equally divided, place a compact internal combustion engine and the electric motor. The maximum 330 Nm of torque electric motor provide good as a family sedan dynamics: 8 seconds to “hundreds” and 220 km/h top speed.
Electric power reserve Passat GTE, which generates the lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 9.9 kWh is 50 km away. this takes place by an alternating current, the time for complete “filling” of the battery – up to 2.5 hours. Manufacturer warranty battery life at the level of 160 thousand kilometers.
Along with the Golf GTE is the second such cars under the brand Volkswagen. Also in the portfolio of the VW Group there is a Porsche and Audi hybrids and pure electric vehicles Volkswagen. According to forecasts, sales of plug-in hybrids in the world will increase from 218 thousand in 2015 to almost 900 thousand in 2018-th. It is expected that in 2022 the world will sell 3.3 million such cars.