Rise in price adds fuel economical vehicles popularity and spurs manufacturers to create a vehicle with low running costs. Increasingly, customers are turning their attention toward electric vehicles or hybrids. As part of the Tokyo Motor Show 2018-2019 Volkswagen has presented the modification of urban hatchback Up! with fuel consumption of 1.1 liters per hundred kilometers.
While having the status of VW Twin Up concept was innovative diesel-electric propulsion system, tested on the prototype XL1. A car with two seats in the cabin and the best in terms of aerodynamics design consumes 0.9 liters of diesel fuel. New Twin Up only 200 milliliters voracious advanced development 2018-2019 Volkswagen, but in an active hatchback four seats and more familiar eyes of ordinary motorist appearance.
The only change was the extension of a very short front overhang is 30 millimeters. The curb weight of the vehicle was 1205 kilograms considering adding capacious traction batteries, allowing to drive on electric power up to 50 kilometers.
Bundle diesel TDI volume of 0.8 liter two-cylinder engine and an electric motor has proved very effective. It helps the power unit 7-speed robotized gearbox with double clutch. Power of the engine and the electric motor is the same – 48 horsepower. Maximum torque in a hybrid mode, up to 215 Nm, which ensures a relatively dynamic ride. Up to 60 km / h 2018-2019 Volkswagen Twin Up accelerates in 8.8 seconds, acceleration from zero to hundred kilometers per hour takes 15.7 seconds at a hatchback.
Due to conserve the maximum speed when driving on electric limited at around 125 km / h, when using two motors car can reach 140 km / h. Distance running in a hybrid mode, the manufacturer does not specify, but consumption of diesel 1,1l / 100km in the combined cycle fuel tank volume of 33 liters should be enough for a very long time.
Exhibition Twin Up painted in white color Sparkling White with blue accents. The car is shod in tires with low rolling resistance dimension 165 / 65R15. Shop for the most part is designed in white with blue stitching on the elements and has a multimedia system, accepting the setting air conditioning system.