In Beijing showed Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE

At the Beijing Auto Show 2016 took place the presentation of the conceptual wheel drive SUV Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE, which is rumored, is a harbinger of a new generation of the Touareg, a seven-seat modification Tiguan 2. The Germans built a prototype modular MLB platform. Length, width and height of a prototype made 5069, 1998 and 1706 mm, respectively. For comparison, vehicle was at 268, 58 and 3 mm longer, wider and lower than the current Volkswagen Touareg. The movement of the Concept T-Prime leads CTU hybrid propulsion system consisting of a 2.0-liter turbo power of 251 hp, the electric motor (135 “horses”) and battery pack with a capacity of 14.1 kWh. The total output reaches 380 units of power and 700 Nm of torque. Thrust is transmitted to the wheels through the eightfold machine. This filling allows the coupe to accelerate from zero to a hundred in about 6.0 seconds and a top speed of 222 km/h. Note that for the power plant has three different modes: E-Mode, Hybrid and GTE. When activated, the first Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE uses only the electric motor, and the power reserve is 50 km away. In Hybrid mode, both motors running, well, switching to GTE you can use the entire capacity of the power plant prototype, with electronics adjust the steering settings, transmission and sensitivity of the accelerator pedal. Charge the battery can be both from a household power socket and from the special station. In the first case the full charging require about 8 hours, and in the second – about 2.5 hours. In addition, the partial recovery of the stock of batteries occurs during braking. Inside, Volkswagen Concept T-Prime GTE received a fully digital instrument panel and 15-inch screen multimedia system, which displays closed one piece of curved glass. This design decision makes its debut on the serial models of the company in 2017. The display of the dashboard can be displayed as the classic instrument cluster, and the data of the navigation system. Manage multimedia capabilities of the system, you can use voice commands or gestures. Utility is also equipped with an electronic selector gearbox and touch-sensitive buttons on the steering wheel and center console. The second row of seats here consists of two separate chairs. For rear passengers there are two screen entertainment system and separate air conditioning control unit. On the timing of the appearance of the production version of VW T-Prime Concept is not reported.

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