At the Beijing Auto Show alongside a variety of new models that are the visitors had the opportunity to see, the company VW has not singled out, but has presented its new T-Prime GTE Concept. This luxury SUV will definitely do future serial production by Volkswagen and occupy a place just above the Touareg model.
The 2016 Volkswagen T-Prime GTE Concept as real cars of the future will be fully hybrid model, because more and more in the automotive world pays attention to ecology. Sympathetic SUV based on the Audi MLB platform, comes with dimensions of length 5070 mm, width 1999 mm and height of 1707 mm.
Under the hood will be in a hybrid plug-in system, which makes the 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine, which delivers 250 hp in combination with the electric motor power of 135 hp (380 kW together), with a maximum torque of 700 Nm, paired with 8-speed automatic transmission and can run on all four wheels. Lithium-ion battery powered electric motor that are located under the luggage compartment. The batteries can be recharged via the charger at a voltage of 240V (3.6 kW) for a period of 8 hours, while using a fast charger with a voltage of 400 V (7.2 kW), takes only two and a half hours.
The Volkswagen T-Prime GTE Concept accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 6 seconds and has a top speed of 225 km / h. There are three modes E-mode, Hybrid and GTE, but according to that, in the E-mode has a range of 50 km, hybrid drive is used almost constantly and GTE, which allows extra performance. It is alleged by the fact that in an ideal conditions has consumption of 2.7 l / 100 km, but for such a giant, real consumption could be around 8 l / 100 km.
The design is completely new and elegant with a sporty elements, which we somewhat expected from automotive giant as Volkswagen. T-Prime GTE Concept is characterized by striking front grille, the window line and the hood begins and ends and the side window of the D-pillar at the rear, then a large alloy wheels and LED technology is palpable in every part of the car.
The interior is also possesses a luxurious elements with sporty cross elegance, which contains four separate seats, while according to the company's series production will be a variant of the seven seats in three rows. The central place occupied by 15" display, which contains most of the features of an SUV, for example, navigation, vehicle information, audio system, system settings and more.