2018-2019 Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI Concept – a diesel-electric crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen

At the 82nd International Motor Show Geneva the company 2018-2019 Volkswagen presented its crossover concept with a hybrid power plant – 2018-2019 Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI Concept, which the Germans considered the most effective crossover in the world. Hybrid Cross Coupe, though not surpassed its “one-liter” competitors, but boasts very low fuel consumption and a decent dynamics.

2018-2019 Volkswagen Cross Coupe has already been shown at the Tokyo auto show car manufacturer, but the new car was brought to Geneva, although the familiar appearance. Dynamic, smart way emphasize the long bonnet, voluminous wheel arches and 20-inch alloy wheels.

Seen from the Cross Coupe TDI Concept note on pay chrome grille, dual xenon headlights, integrated into the rear bumper pipes of the exhaust system, and improves aerodynamic performance crossover spoiler.

Conceptual Cross Coupe TDI is built on the latest modular platform the 2018-2019 Volkswagen , which is the code name «MQB». At the same time, in contrast to the model shown in Tokyo, Cross Coupe, presented in Geneva, it has become much more powerful.

Upgraded hybrid powerplant Cross Coupe TDI Concept from 2018-2019 Volkswagen a total capacity of 306 hp with a peak torque of 700 Nm pulling crossover accelerates to 100 kilometers per hour in 6.5 seconds and a top speed reaches 220 km / h. At the same time fuel consumption is only 1.8 liters per 100 kilometers.

The basis of the power plant 2018-2019 Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI Concept, along with a pair of electric motors (one for each drive axle) is one of the two diesel engines: a 1.6-liter engine produces 90 horsepower or a 190-hp 2.0-liter. As transmission is used robotic 7-speed shift dual-clutch DSG.

The hybrid crossover Cross Coupe TDI Concept can travel solely on electric drive, in this case, in order to save the maximum rate of energy will be limited at 120 kilometers per hour and mileage of no more than 45 kilometers. In the case of pure electric drive train, with the same aim of improving efficiency, on-board electronics will disable the front electric motor and a diesel power unit, turning the car into the rear-wheel drive.

All-wheel drive is automatically activated under heavy acceleration or using the off-road mode, Off Road. When using only diesel 2018-2019 Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI Concept becomes the front wheel.

With regard to comfort and safety, the automaker reported a full set of the latest developments of the company and the volume of available space – available with full passenger cabin 380 liters behind the rear seats can turn into 1230 liters with the rear seats folded. Regarding the mass production of Cross Coupe TDI Concept 2018-2019 Volkswagen has not yet reported, but according to some reports, the striking design concept is a prototype of the future generation of the VW the Tiguan .

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