Volkswagen unveils a serial production model of Passat GTE sedan and wagon. A key feature of this new is a hybrid power unit with a total capacity of 218 HP, traction battery which can be recharged from a regular outlet. If you are interested in other models of Volkswagen go here.
In mixed mode, it uses only 2.0 liters of fuel per 100 km.
2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE power unit
Volkswagen-Passat GTE borrowed its hybrid power unit from presented not so long ago petrol-electric VW Golf hatch. Hybrid power unit of Volkswagen Passat GTE consist of the familiar turbo-charge TSI gasoline-engine 1.4L with direct fuel injection that emits 156HP (115kW). It is coupled with 114-horsepower (85kW) electro-motor with a 50km trip reserve available. Hybrid power torque is 400Newton*meters. Combined capacity equal to 218 horsepower (160kW). Hybrid installation is paired with a six-band robotized gearbox.
VW Passat GTE full charge from a 240-volt outlet will take 4:15 hrs total. But if you use a special 360V charging station, the time will be reduced by half. Trip reserve of a full gas tank and a full-charged batteries is about 600 miles.
Sporty character and efficiency of the 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE
Representatives of German company characterize the new “sport and economy mixed”. Additional to low fuel usage, the new VW Passat GTE also has to offer and good dynamic characteristics.
Hybrid consumes just 2.0 liters of fuel for every 100 km, stated that vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h is exactly 8.0 sec. The maximum vehicle speed is limited at around 220 kilometers/hour.
Article about the 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
Changes in the design of the 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE
Common Volkswagen Passat B8 differs from its hybrid twin GTE not only in “filling”, but also in design. The car received an aerodynamic body kit, a new front grille with a spectacular blue accents, jehich flaunt over the grille and bumper, front wings and wheels. S-shaped dayrunning lights and unique 17-in wheeldisks.
Interior of the GTE has also undergone a significant changes. The salon has set a new multi-wheel and decorated with stylish inserts of black plastic and aluminum. In the cabin of the hybrid car also appeared contrasting blue accents, blue ambilighting, remodeled gearbox selector handle and leather-trim on a steering wheel.
Multimedia complex boasts a 6.5-in touchscreen display which displays all necessary information of the car.
2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE release date
Passat GTE 2015 Hybrid is the third serial rechargeable Volkswagen hybrid. Previously the Germans had already released the hybrid model XL1 and Golf GTE 7. It is already known that at official dealers shops novelty will appear in the autumn 2015 and will cost approximately 42000 euros.
Release date: October 2015
First cars will appear in Europe, and later debut in the UK.
2015 VW Passat GTE equipment options
VW GTE Passat as common options will be set with LED front lights, DAS – “Driver Alert System”, front-wheels emergency braking Assist system, ParkPilot parking helper and raining sensor. Car comes with 17-in alloy “Astana” wheel disks. Of interior equipment it should be noted infotainment system with a 6.5-in, innovative information display, blue ambilighting, blue stitched leather-trim multi-function steering wheel and blue cloth seat trim. Optional the Germans offer radio navigation system with 8-inch display.
2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE video review
Photo of 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE
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